Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy
Chatham University

Program Details

Advance your degree and career with this online physical therapy degree.  Designed for domestic and international OT professionals, this flexible program allows you to earn your doctorate in as little as 16 months without ever traveling to the campus.  Prepare for leadership roles in academia, healthcare, and advocacy, or transition to teaching, with a curriculum that is tailored to meet your interests.  There are unlimited track options with all courses taught by a diverse faculty with clinical and teaching experience.  

During this program, all students design and implement an evidence-based capstone project.  The project culminates with a formal presentation, work published in a peer-reviewed journal, and with acceptance for a conference presentation after graduation.

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Chatham University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Requires two on-campus residencies in Pittsburgh, PA