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The OTD Program is a three-year (9 term) professional course of study requiring 108 credits, including fieldwork education, an experiential preceptorship, and a capstone project. Students in the OTD Program must successfully complete all didactic coursework, Level II fieldwork, and pass a competency examination prior to the commencement of the experiential preceptorship. Students must complete Level II fieldwork and the experiential preceptorship within 24 months following completion of the didactic portion of the program. A GPA of at least 3.00 is required for graduation.

Plan of studies for the OTD Program*

Year 1 ▪ Summer Term ▪ 8 credits

OT 2200 - Foundations of Occupation, 2 credits
OT 2201 - Body Functions and Structures: Anatomy, 3 credits**
OT 2202 - Therapeutic Approaches 1, 2 credits
OT 2203 - Clinical Seminar 1, 1 credit

Year 1 ▪ Fall Term ▪ 15 credits

OT 2204 - Human Performance Analysis, 3 credits**
OT 2205 - Neurobehavioral Science, 3 credits**
OT 2206 - Clinical Conditions I, 3 credits
OT 2207 - Principles of Assessment, 3 credits**
OT 2208 - Critical Appraisal of Evidence, 2 credits
OT 2209 - Clinical Seminar 2, 1 credit

Year 1 ▪ Spring Term ▪ 15 credits

OT 2210 - Psychosocial/Cognitive Theory and Practice, 3 credits**
OT 2211 - Rehabilitation Theory and Practice, 3 credits**
OT 2212 - Clinical Conditions 2, 3 credits
OT 2213 - Occupational Therapy and the Health System, 2 credits
OT 2214 - Therapeutic Approaches 2, 2 credits**
OT 2215 - Fieldwork Education A (FW I), 1 credit**
OT 2216 - Clinical Seminar 3, 1 credit

Year 2 ▪ Summer Term ▪ 8 credits

OT 2217 - Neurorehabilitation Theory and Practice, 3 credits**
OT 2218 - Biomechanical Theory and Practice, 3 credits**
OT 2219 - Fieldwork Education B (FW I), 1 credit**
OT 2220 - Clinical Seminar 4 , 1 credit

Year 2 ▪ Fall Term ▪ 13 credits

OT 2221 - Developmental Theory and Practice, 3 credits**
OT 2222 - Productive Aging Theory and Practice, 3 credits**
OT 2224 - Management of Occupational Therapy Practice, 2 credits
OT 2225 - Project Development 1, 3 credits
OT 2226 - Fieldwork Education C (FW I), 1 credit**
OT 2227 - Clinical Seminar 5, 1 credit

Year 2 ▪ Spring Term ▪ 14 credits

OT 2228 - Fieldwork Education D (FW II), 10 credits**
OT 2229 - Fieldwork Education E (FW II), 3 credits**

Year 3 ▪ Summer Term ▪ 7 credits

OT 2229 - Fieldwork Education E (FW II), 7 credits**

Year 3 ▪ Fall Term ▪ 15 credits

OT 3203 - Advanced Concepts in Clinical Reasoning, 3 credits
OT 3204 - Advanced Concepts in Health Policy and Advocacy, 3 credits
OT 3205 - Leadership Development, 3 credits
OT 3206 - Advanced Theory and Practice, 3 credits**
OT 3207 - Project Development 2, 3 credits

Year 3 ▪ Spring Term ▪ 14 credits

OT 3208 - Experiential Preceptorship (FW III), 12 credits**
OT 3209 - Professional Development Seminar, 2 credits

 *Curriculum is subject to change   
**Course includes laboratory component with associated fee.