Occupational Therapy Doctorate, Center City

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Doctorate

Program Length

3 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

Program Start

Fall Semester

Prerequisites

BA or BS | See More

Program Contact

Name: Tina DeAngelis, EdD, MS, OTR/L
Positions:
  • Director, Doctorate Programs in Occupational Therapy
Organization: East Falls & Center City Campus
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Curriculum

Year 1

Course Credits
OT 302 Applied Anatomy & Kinesiology (Lecture/Laboratory) 4
OT 311 Health & Health Conditions 4
OT 321 Foundations of Occupation-Centered Practice I 2
OT 336 Occupation through the Life Span (Lecture/Laboratory) 5
OT 340 Domains of Occupational Therapy Practice – Fieldwork Level I 2
OT 700 Developing Your OTD Practice Toolkit 1
Total: 18

Course Credits
OT 322 Foundations of Occupation-Centered Practice II 2
OT 357 Evaluation Process (Lecture/Laboratory) 4
OT 577 Historical Perspectives on Theory-Based Practice 3
OT 560 Interventions:  Environmental Competence 3
OT 561 Environmental Competence Lab 1
OT 562 Environmental Competence In Action 1
OT 701 Exploration of Doctoral Level Occupational Therapy Practice: The Faculty-Mentored Experience 1
OT 308 Neuroscience Foundations of Occupational Therapy 4
Total: 19

Course Credits
OT 341 Occupational Analysis & Evaluation – Fieldwork Level I 2
OT 467 Health Services Administration 2
OT 603 Research Mentorship and Methods 4
OT 702 OTD Leadership: National and Global Perspectives 1
Total: 9

Year 2

Course Credits
OT 440 Interventions:  Enhancing Human Performance- Fieldwork Level I 2
OT 441 Interventions: Enhancing Social Participation-Fieldwork Level I 2
OT 552 Interventions: Enhancing Human Performance (lecture/laboratory) 5
OT 558 Interventions: Enhancing Social Participation (lecture/laboratory) 3
OT 703 Professional Practice & Inquiry in Occupational Therapy 3
Graduate Elective or
Independent Study

Elective Courses*

*approved for Fall 2021; already existing electives as established in our college handbook

3
Total: 18

Course Credits
OT 480 Fieldwork Level II A (January through March) 6
OT 704A Evidence-Based Practice and the Data Driven Decision Making Process I (online January-March) 3
Total: 9

Course Credits
OT 482 Fieldwork Level II B (April through June) 6
OT 704B Evidence-Based Practice and the Data Driven Decision Making Process II (online April-June) 3
Total: 9

Course Credits
OT 705 Advanced Evidence-Based Practice for the OTD Student 4
OT 706 Visionary Practice: Creating & Measuring Outcomes of Therapeutic Programs 3
OT 707 The Doctoral Capstone: Preparing for the Capstone Experience and the Capstone Project 2
Total: 9

Year 3

Course Credits
OT 720 Doctoral Capstone Seminar A 12
Total: 12

Course Credits
OT 721 Doctoral Capstone Seminar B 12
Total: 12
Total Credits: 116