Eastern Kentucky University was one the first schools in the country to offer a 100% online post-professional doctorate in occupational therapy. Designed for licensed occupational therapists, our program prepares you to become a leader in the profession.
Learn from expert faculty and earn your degree from a school that U.S. News and World Report ranks in the top 30 best OT programs. EKU is an accredited brick-and-mortar institution that has educated students for more than 100 years.
Our students have full-time jobs and families. Our program was designed for them. It’s 100 percent online with no campus visits required. You will have the flexibility to earn your degree in a way that works for you.
EKU supports individualized learning that allows you to pursue your passion. Our talented students have diverse interests – autism spectrum disorder, assistive technology, dementia care and so much more! Graduate Emma McClellan’s interest is critical care. “I liked working with other students that had varying interests, which left me with a well-rounded experience, while also allowing me to focus on ICU topics,” she said.
Your advising team stays with you from application through graduation. They will help you stay on track. Your professors are just a phone call or email away. Whether you have questions about an assignment or are looking for career advice, all you have to do is ask!
Sean Brim chose the EKU occupational therapy degree for both quality and value. “What I wanted was a reputable and also an affordable program, and that’s exactly what I found at EKU,” said the EKU OTD graduate. EKU is among the top 15 on Best Medical Degrees’ list of Best Value Online Post-Professional OTD Programs.
Get started today. Enter with a master’s and finish in about two years. Enter with a bachelor’s and finish in about three years, earning your master’s along the way. Take the first step toward a rewarding new chapter in your career.