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Occupational Therapy, Post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (O.T.D.)

Shelly J. Lane, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Professor and director, post-professional education
sjlane@vcu.edu
(804) 828-2219

Lawrencine Smith
Program manager
lsmith@vcu.edu
(804) 828-2219

Al Copolillo, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate professor and chair
aecopoli@vcu.edu
(804) 828-2219

Web:
www.sahp.vcu.edu/occu/programs/doctorate

Admission requirements summary

Occupational Therapy, Post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (O.T.D.)
Degree:

O.T.D.
Semester(s)
of entry:

Fall preferred
Deadline
dates:

Jun 15
Test
requirements:

GRE
Special requirements:
Contact department for specific admission requirements.

OTD supplemental application link:
Supplemental application materials are available on the Web at www.sahp.vcu.edu/occu/programs/doctorate/apply.html

The Department of Occupational Therapy offers a post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (O.T.D.) program that is available for registered occupational therapists. It is an on-campus distance education program combining Web-based course work with on-site instructional periods. A minimum of 32 semester hours is required for students entering with an M.S. in Occupational Therapy; 47 semester hours are required for students entering with a B.S. in Occupational Therapy. Students entering with a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy will receive a dual degree: M.S./O.T.D. Students who have received their occupational therapy degree within the past five years may have some courses waived; please contact the department for more information.

The post-professional OTD provides opportunities to develop advanced clinical leadership skills. Upon program completion, the student should have increased ability to:

Student learning outcomes

 

 

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