Bachelor’s to OTD Curriculum

This path is for those who have a bachelor’s degree in OT but no master’s degree. 

 

Please review the admissions requirements before applying for this or any program. If you have questions about the program or are planning to register for classes, please speak to the program advisor.

 

The following curriculum is a sample plan of study. Please contact the program advisor to discuss your personal curriculum plan.

 

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.

 

 

Occupational Therapy Master's Core Courses

9

OTS 850

Planning & Managing in OT Practice

3

OTS 880

Research in Occupational Therapy

3

OTS 884

Qualitative Inquiry Approaches

3

OTS 885

Occupational Performance Measures

3

Occupational Therapy Master's Electives

6

Together with your advisor, select two from the following:                                                 (An online elective from another program may also be acceptable with advisor approval.)

 

OTS 862

Therapeutic Modalities in OT Practice

3

OTS 863

Occupation and Sensory Processing

3

OTS 864

Early Childhood Practice

3

OTS 865

School-Based Practice

3

OTS 885

Occupational Performance Measures

3

OTS 890

Independent Study in OT

3

Occupational Therapy Master's/OTD Electives

12

OTS 853

Leadership and Change in OT

3

OTS 882

Advanced Occupational Science

3

OTS 886

Culture and Diversity in OT

3

OTS 910

Policy Analysis for OT

3

Occupational Therapy Master's Research

3

OTS 896

Research Contribution

 

Students will be awarded the MS degree after completing 30 credit hours and all MS OT degree requirements; they are then expected to continue on with coursework to complete the doctorate requirements.

Occupational Therapy Doctorate Core Courses

30

OTS 901

OTD Leadership Seminar I

3

OTS 902

OTD Leadership Seminar II

3

OTS 903

OTD Leadership Seminar III

3

OTS 904

OTD Leadership Seminar IV

3

OTS 905

OTD Applied Leadership Experience

3

OTS 906

Capstone

3

OTS 910

Policy Analysis for OT

3

OTS 911

Applied Research in OT

3

OTS 912

Evidence-Based Practice for OT

3

OTS 913

Educational Practices for OT

3

Total Hours

61