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Degree Options

The Occupational Therapy Department currently offers 3 types of occupational therapy degrees.

Entry Level OTD (6 year program)

Entry Level Master of Science in OT (5 year program)

Post-Baccalaureate Master of Science in OT (2 year program)

Consider what Duquesne has to offer:

  • National Program Ranking
  • Duquesne Ranking
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Two Entry-level options 
  • Direct admit into the program - no reapplication required for professional phase
  • Near-100% pass rate for National Certification program for first-time test takers
  • 100% job placement in the profession
  • OT-related coursework all 5 /6 years of study
  • Extensive service learning to experience OT with individuals with occupational need in their natural context as well as experience in innovative and emerging areas of practice
  • Required elective hours allow students to pursue minors and specialty certifications such as special education, business and psychology
  • Nationally-recognized faculty who are leading the profession in key professional groups
  • Study Abroad is available in 1st or 2nd year if the student has sufficiently planned their course of study
  • Cadaveric Anatomy with dissection
  • Fieldwork Education experiences available in medical-, school-, and community-based practices
  • OT Faculty mentorship provides assistance with portfolio development for career options
  • Mentored research experience in faculty interest areas
  • Learn universal grant-writing to develop your own program after graduation