Occupational Therapy

Online Occupational Therapy Degrees

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EKU Online > Online Occupational Therapy Degrees

Take on Leadership Roles and Assist in Shaping the Future of the Field

EKU offers one of the top post professional doctor of occupational therapy programs in the nation. Our challenging doctorate degree options prepare practitioners to take on leadership roles and our flexible, online format provides students the ability to complete coursework and assignments according to their schedule.

Our OTD programs accommodate students holding either a bachelor’s or master’s degree with specific paths for both. Practitioners are able to advance their education and increase employment options without the need to relocate and while maintaining personal and professional obligations.

Applicants to this program must be certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Occupational therapy assistants are not eligible.

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EKU has been a leader in online education for more than 15 years, providing more than 100 online degree and certificate options.

A regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university, EKU is ranked among the nation’s best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.

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You’ve worked hard for your credits. EKU Online helps you put them to work towards your degree with a generous credit transfer policy for hours earned at other universities.



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EKU provides dedicated support to military students, including discounted tuition.


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