Frequently Asked Questions
Tuition is assessed per credit at the graduate level. Please visit the Center City Campus Registrar’s tuition page to view the current fees. Use the drop-down menu to choose Jefferson College of Health Professions and Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program to view current per credit tuition rate. University technology and library fees are assessed each semester. Advanced Education Grants may also be available.
Thomas Jefferson University alumni receive a 25% tuition discount. Employers may have funds budgeted to pay for tuition, either as tuition reimbursement programs or continuing education funds. Get more information about how to pay tuition and a monthly payment program.
Classes are 100% online and there are synchronous classes (approximately 3-4 per course) and asynchronous activities.
The Program is designed for part-time study so that practicing therapists can complete the certificate while maintaining employment and personal obligations. Students can expect to spend three hours a week in an online class and additional time reading and completing assignments.
Professional Development Units (PDU) for these courses are available through your professional organization.
The curriculum allows for a dynamic interactive learning environment using the latest technology for distance learning, which allows access to a variety of experts on specific topic areas.
Our resources, including library collections, services and technology, are easy to navigate online. The instructor will guide you through this process.