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Occupational Therapy Doctorate

100% Online | Complete in 4-6 Semesters | Fully Accredited

Advocate for the Future

Accepting Applications for October 22, 2018
Applications and Materials Due: October 15, 2018 

Bay Path’s post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program is designed for busy professionals, allowing students to complete their degree while maintaining work-life balance. It is designed to help certified Occupational Therapists remain competitive in the ever-changing landscape of their profession by expanding their knowledge, skills, and experience, to become dynamic clinical scholars.

In this flexible, 100% online program, students will use critical thinking to advance their careers in leadership, advocacy, and ethics, becoming innovators within the profession.  

About the Degree

  • Classes start every February and October
  • Tracks available in Administration, Advanced General PracticeAutism Spectrum DisordersEducation, or Mental Health (click on the track for curriculum and course schedule)
  • 36 credit, 12 course, post-professional program, convenient for working professionals
  • Fully accredited program is offered 100% online, no residency requirement 
  • Students can complete the program in 4-6 semesters
  • Unique curriculum includes coursework in evidence based practice, occupational science, community practice, bioethics, leadership & advocacy, and professional writing
  • Students will be able to tailor their capstone projects around their career interests, see our program outcomes
  • Collaborate with a network of like-minded professionals and supportive faculty in a small, intimate, highly dynamic and interactive online community 
  • Access to mentoring, tutoringlibrary resourcesacademic resources, and career services to assist students in becoming independent and successful learners
  • Financial aid is available to qualified applicants
  • No GMAT or GRE required

Upcoming Faculty Presentations
Dr. Julie Watson, Program Director of the Occupational Therapy Doctorate at Bay Path University, will be presenting at the AOTA Education SummitOctober 13-14, Louisville Kentucky on the following topic: What is Student Centered Learning? Perspectives from Students, Faculty, and Administration

This mixed methods study investigated perceptions about student centered learning among students, faculty, and administration in higher education. Differences between OT and other stakeholders were found. Suggestions for prioritizing and implementing student centered learning are recommended.

Session Information: Platform 106B, October 13, 2018 at 10:45 a.m. Learn More