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Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Curriculum

Required Coursework

Master's to OTD Required Courses
  Introduction to Interprofessional Scholarly Studies 3
  Evidence-Based Practice for Healthcare Professionals 3
  ELS - Organizational Leadership & Policy in Healthcare 3
  Science of Occupation 3
  ELS - Foundations of Healthcare Administration 3
  Capstone Project 1 and 2 5
  Residency 1
Total 21

Highlighted courses are to be taken prior to or in conjunction with other required or elective coursework.  These two courses are a prerequisite for Science of Occupation.   

Italicized courses are to be taken once all coursework is completed. 

BS to OTD Additional Required Courses
  Information Literacy for Evidence-Based Research 1
  Healthcare Communication & Collaboration 3
  Reflective Practice 4
  Clinical Integration I 7
  Clinical Integration II 8
Total 23

Elective Courses CREDITS
Students w/ MOT or MS degrees select a total of 9-14 credits
Students w/ BSOT degrees select 16 credits
  Motivation Theory in Education 3
  Extremity Evaluation & Manipulation 2
  Ergonomics 2
  The Pediatric Client with a Neurological Impairment 3
  Application of Motor Control and Motor Learning 2
  Pharmacology 3
  Orthopedic Imaging for the Upper Extremity 2
  Advanced Hand Therapy Skills 2
  School Based Practice 3
  Technology in Higher Education 3
  Professional Communications 2
  Accounting and Financing for the Practicing Therapist 3
  Fundamentals of Business 3
  Legal and Regulatory Issues 3
  Functional Performance in the Older Adult 2
  Living with Autism 3
  Philosophy of Knowledge 4
  ELS - Human Resources Management & Organizational Behavior for Healthcare Administrators 3
  ELS - Strategic Planning in Healthcare Administration 3
  ELS - Organizational Finance 3
  ELS - Operations & Quality Management in Healthcare 3
  TLS - Teaching Methods in Higher Education 3
  TLS - Teaching Online 1
  TLS - Foundational Theory in Education 3
  TLS - Curriculum Development in Health Science Education 3
  Independent Directed Study 1-4

ELS -  Course may be applied to the Executive Leadership Specialization
Course may be applied to the Teaching & Learning Specialization

For a listing of the Post-Professional OTD course descriptions please visit our course catalog.

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