Advanced Practice Certificates
Teaching in the Digital Age
Teaching in the Digital Age
Interprofessional Geriatric Practice
As the need for occupational therapists increases, so does the demand for qualified OT educators to prepare the future workforce. This specialty certificate offers registered and licensed occupational therapists fundamental knowledge and skills to teach in OT curricula and other applied settings.
- Four graduate level courses (a total of 12 credits)
- The certificate can be completed in 16 months
- Courses are designed to interface with the OTD program at Jefferson and may be used for graduate credit toward a Doctorate degree in that program
The Jefferson Difference
- Technology and information. Students use the latest distance learning tools including discussion boards, synchronous online presentations and live chat to participate in a community of learners. They also have access to experts on specific topic areas and a variety of professional journals through the Scott Memorial Library.
- Designed for busy professionals; all courses are 100% online
- Interprofessional education and collaboration opportunities. Students have access to faculty and materials through Jefferson Elder Care, the Child and Family Studies Research Programs, the School of Population Health, and additional areas of specialization (see OT faculty expertise ).
The curriculum consists of four graduate-level courses (a total of 12 credits) that can be used toward a master’s or doctoral degree.
|OT797 Bridging the Gap between Classroom and Clinical Practice (Summer 1)||3|
|OT797 College Teaching in the Digital Age (Fall)||3|
|OT782 Leadership: Moving Beyond Traditional Roles (Spring)||3|
|OT797 The Evidence Base of Teaching: Advanced Curriculum Development (Fall)||3|
Occupational Therapy Doctorate Curriculum Interface with the Certificate in Foundations of Teaching in Occupational Therapy
How do I apply for a specialty certificate program?
- Complete the non-matriculated student form (complete all information)
- E-mail form to Jaclyn.Magee@jefferson.edu. We will initiate the process for registration.
- You will then be registered for the course and notified by the Tuition Office and the
Department of Occupational Therapy
- You start class online from anywhere you are
Are the courses applicable for continuing education credit?
Professional Development Units (PDU) for these courses are available through your professional organization.
How much does it cost?
Tuition is assessed per credit at the graduate level. Please visit the Registrar’s tuition page to view the current fees. Use the drop down menu to choose Jefferson School of Health Professions and Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program to view current per credit tuition rate. University technology and library fees are assessed each semester.
Jefferson alumni receive a 25% tuition discount. Employers may have funds budgeted to pay for tuition, either as tuition reimbursement programs or continuing education funds. For information about how to pay tuition and a monthly payment program click here.
Susan Toth-Cohen, PhD, OTR/L, OTD Program Director
How to Apply
Complete the non-matriculated student form (be sure to complete all information)
E-mail form to Jaclyn.Magee
@jefferson.edu. We will initiate the process for registration.
You will then be registered for the course and notified by the Tuition Office and the Department of Occupational Therapy
You start class online from anywhere you are!