Life Care Planning Certificate


  • Center City Campus
  • College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Certificate

Program Length

12 months

Program Type

  • Online


An entry level (bachelors, masters or clinical doctorate) professional degree in health, education or related field


The Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate is a graduate-level program with tuition charged per credit to allow for flexibility in pursuit of this degree. Please visit the University's Tuition Information page for more information about programmatic tuition and fees. 

Financial Aid

JCRS Alumni Tuition Discount Program

Graduates from a degree-granting program in the Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences (JCRS) will be eligible for the JCRS Alumni Tuition Discount Program. The program provides a 25% tuition discount for the PP-OTD and Advanced Practice Certifications within JCRS.

Advanced Education Grants

The Advanced Education Grant (AEG) provides tuition reductions to eligible students who require financial support to complete their certificate. Students eligible for an AEG receive minimal or no tuition assistance or continuing education funds from their employers and can articulate the value of earning this degree certificate to their professional trajectory. International students are encouraged to apply. ​

Any admitted student who believes they are eligible for an AEG should complete and submit an application form to the certificate coordinator,

Employee Tuition Reimbursement

Your employers may have funds budgeted to pay for tuition, either as tuition reimbursement programs or continuing education funds.