Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program
Flexible online program for working OTs
Get to the next phase of your career and earn your doctorate through MBU’s Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences.
Admission requires a master’s degree, active status license in good standing, and minimum 3.0 GPA from most recent degree. Review the PPOTD admissions checklist here.
30 credit hours
complete in 18 mo. or at your own pace
with a brief on-campus culminating experience
Mary Baldwin empowers leaders…
Leadership expectations and opportunities for the occupational therapist have never been greater. Our PPOTD Program at MDCHS will not only empower you to meet and exceed these expectations, but also prepare you to seize new opportunities.David Pallister
What you study
Gain new skills that will enhance your work and help your clients.
In our OTD program, you learn:
- Leadership skills
- Program development and assessment
- Evidence-based practice: understand research and translate that knowledge into practice
- Assessment skills: determine the impact of existing programs and envision ways to enhance them
- Teaching ability: become a more skilled teacher, whether you are educating clients, families, other therapists, policy makers, or teaching in higher education
The path to success
Take advantage of a unique interprofessional learning environment as you study alongside other healthcare and higher education professionals.
- Customize your schedule: choose the accelerated path for quick completion in 18 months or work at your own pace.
- Tailor classes and assignments to meet your unique circumstances and career goals.
- Faculty are leaders from a variety of practice areas and provide personalized mentorship.
- Make the most of your valuable resources — your time and your money.