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Doctor of Physical Therapy
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Doctor of Physical Therapy - Flexible online/weekend program
Master of Occupational Therapy - Flexible online/weekend program
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Transitional Doctor of Occupational Therapy
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Continuing Professional Education
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The mission of the Transitional Doctor of Occupational Therapy program is to graduate students with advanced knowledge in practice excellence who have the leadership and clinical skills necessary to promote the profession of occupational therapy. High priority is placed on active inquiry, critical thinking and reflective practice.
The admissions department for our Transitional OTD program is based out of our St. Augustine, FL campus. Please call (800) 241-1027 for more information.
For candidates who hold a master's degree* in occupational therapy, a minimum of 35 credits will be required to earn the Transitional OTD degree. For candidates who hold a MOT, from the University of St Augustine, a minimum of 30 credits will be required to earn the Transitional OTD degree. For those who hold a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy, a minimum of 60 credits will be required.The Transitional OTD program includes several required courses depending on your highest previous degree. For the student holding a master’s degree these include: Science of Occupation (4 credits), Organizational Leadership and Policy in Health Care (3 credits), Evidence Based Research for the Health Professional (3 credits), Health Administration (3 credits), Capstone 1 and 2 (5 credits), Residency (1 credit). For the student with a Bachelor's degree there are four additional courses: Reflective Practice (4 credits) Professional Communication, (2 credits), Clinical Integration I (7 credits) and Clinical Integration II (8 credits).In addition to the required courses listed above, the remainder of Transitional OTD coursework is comprised of elective courses and seminars. The University will also consider accepting graduate credits from other accredited institutions (up to 15% of academic credits may be transferred) provided they are consistent with your area of interest, and meet the standards of our University.
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*The master's degree may be either the first professional degree or a post-professional degree.
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