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Temple's 21-credit, fully online Post-professional Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) program prepares licensed occupational therapists to develop advanced clinical expertise in interdisciplinary areas such as community practice and entrepreneurial innovation. Graduates move into leadership and higher education teaching positions or advance in the field to become clinical educators, clinical specialists and program developers. 


Why Temple University?

  • Designed for working professionals: Classes are 100% online and can be completed on a schedule that works for you. 
  • Internationally renowned faculty: Learn from faculty who are recognized experts in areas including adult rehabilitation, child and youth development, and community-based practices.
  • Build your professional network: Live online class sessions and activities provide opportunities to interact and network with faculty and peers.

Post-professional Occupational Therapy OTD fast facts

  • Duration: One year of full-time study or up to three years part time
  • Credits: 21-credit program
  • Format: Courses are delivered online through synchronous classes
  • GRE required to apply?: No
  • Other requirements: Students must be licensed occupational therapists

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