Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate – Program Overview

If you’ve already earned your master’s degree as a licensed occupational therapist, our Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate program at Marymount University can further your career as a more effective and better prepared therapy provider.

Together with our partner Rehab Essentials, a leader in post-professional online health education, Marymount’s fully online, affordable Post-Professional OTD degree program utilizes dynamic, learning-in-context methods strongly rooted in evidence-based practice and taught by nationally recognized faculty. Sharpen your critical thinking and learn innovative, therapeutic techniques and behaviors vital to successful outcomes in occupational therapy client service.

  • Earn a doctorate degree on your schedule

The Post Professional OTD degree program makes it easier to balance work, life, and professional advancement, all on a schedule that works for you. Courses are 100% online and on your time. You can view and review courses and assignments anytime within a 15-week semester.

  • Connect with the best

Marymount’s Post-Professional OTD students learn to implement patient management, leadership, and advocacy skills while connecting with a diverse, online community of experienced occupational therapy professionals. Active discussion forums promote peer review, professional development, networking, and collaboration to improve clients’ activities, occupations, roles, and situations in the home, school, workplace, and community.

  • From capstone to career

Your degree program will culminate with a doctorate capstone project that focuses on areas like clinical practice and research skills, administration, leadership, program and policy, patient advocacy, education, and theory development.

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