Master’s to Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Eastern Kentucky University

Program Details

The online Master’s to Doctor of Occupational Therapy is designed for licensed, certified occupational therapists interested in advancing their careers and becoming ethical leaders of change in occupational therapy services for diverse populations.  The program allows students currently holding a master’s in Occupational Therapy or another field to earn their doctorate degrees without relocating and while maintaining personal and professional obligations.  The curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through topics including advanced occupation-based practice, diversity and health disparity, policy and change, applied research and ethics, and evidence-based practice.


  • Master's degree in OT or closely related field
  • Official transcripts
  • Active and unrestricted license to practice OT
  • Additional materials may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges