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Advanced Occupational Therapy Practice Certificate Online

Bay Path University's Advanced Occupational Therapy Practice Certificate is designed for those seeking to gain expertise in the field of occupational therapy. Completion of this certificate helps occupational therapists position themselves in their organizations as knowledgeable of trends and best practices related to occupational therapy ethics, leadership, advocacy, occupational science, community practice, program development, and entrepreneurship.

  • 12 Credit Certificate - 4 Core Courses
  • Courses are taught 100% online

For curriculum, visit our online catalog.

Admissions Requirements

Prospective students may apply for admission to the Graduate Certificate programs throughout the year.

For consideration, applicants must submit the following to the Office of Graduate Admissions (the same admissions requirements apply to students who will enroll in only one course):

  1. A completed application - Apply Now 
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (undergraduate degree must be from an accredited college or university)
  3. Applicants must submit a copy of their current Occupational Therapy License
  4. An original essay of at least 250 words on the topic: “Why A Graduate Certificate in (insert name of specific certificate) is important to my personal and professional goals"
  5. A current resume
  6. Two recommendations - Download the form here

Did You Know?

Students can complete the certificate program or use their certificate coursework to continue at Bay Path to complete their Occupational Therapy Doctorate program or the Doctor of Health Science - advanced occupational therapy practice concentration.