Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate, Online

College

  • College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Doctorate

Program Length

Variable

Program Type

  • Online

Tuition

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 tuition and fees. 

Financial Aid

JCRS Alumni Tuition Discount Program

Graduates from a degree-granting or certificate program of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia University, or Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science are eligible for the Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Science (JCRS) Alumni Tuition Discount Program. The program provides a 25% tuition discount for the PP-OTD and Advanced Practice Certifications within JCRS.

Fieldwork Educator Tuition Assistance Program

The Fieldwork Educator Tuition Assistance Program offers individuals who have supervised at least 1 Jefferson’s Level II fieldwork or capstone student in the last 12 months a discount in recognition of their service to the university and the profession. A discount of up to 20% is applied to each semester the student meets eligibility criteria.

Any admitted student who believes they are eligible for the Fieldwork Educator Tuition Assistance Program should complete the application form and email it to the PP-OTD Program Director, Marie-Christine.Potvin@Jefferson.edu.

Advanced Education Grants

The Advanced Education Grant (AEG) provides up to 25% tuition reductions to eligible students who require financial support to complete their PP-OTD degree. Students eligible for an AEG receive less than $5,000 per year of continuing education funds or tuition reimbursement from their employers and can articulate the value of earning this degree to their professional trajectory. International students are encouraged to apply. ​

Any admitted student who believes they are eligible for an AEG should complete the application form and email it to the PP-OTD Program Director, Marie-Christine.Potvin@Jefferson.edu.

Students may be eligible for more than one form of college and program financial aid in that case the tuition reductions are cumulative.

Employee Tuition Reimbursement

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