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Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)


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LEAD: Guide and manage systems change in your professional field

TEACH: Educate students, peers and consumers

TRANSFORM: Advance evidence-based occupational therapy practice

Develop the Expertise to Take Your Career to the Next Level

  • Gain skill sets to successfully compete for professional advancement opportunities
  • Advance career in clinical practice, assume teaching roles in academia or take leadership roles in management, administration and policy development

Flexible, Online Format for Working Professionals

  • Earn your degree without disrupting your career or family responsibilities
  • Two brief campus visits structure success at the start and end of the program
  • Low cost, on-campus housing during first campus visit
  • Online course content and activities occur in synchronous and asynchronous formats
  • The 32-credit curriculum can be completed in two years

OTD Program Director: Jaime Muñoz, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Department Chair and Associate Professor
Duquesne University
Department of Occupational Therapy


Applications will be accepted starting July 2015

All applications should be submitted through the centralized application service for Occupational Therapy (OTCAS)

We held a Virtual Open House on February 18th, please review the presentation which should answer many questions that you may have!


Download our program brochure:

Program Brochure

Learn More: Contact us at otd@duq.edu or 412.396.5653 with any questions.