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Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy

Program Details

The online Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy teaches skills that help advance careers in professional leadership.  Experienced Occupational Therapists who hold a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy but no Master's degree, have the option to bridge into Chatham's Bachelors-to-OTD program.


  • Requires two short residencies at Chatham University in Pittsburgh
  • Must hold a master’s degree or undergraduate degree in occupational therapy is required as well as a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better on a scale of 4.0
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Current resume
  • Copy of OT license
  • Essay

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education