Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional)
Gannon University

Program Details

Gannon offers the online Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional). This program is designed to enable occupational therapists in any practice area to develop roles and skills beyond that of the therapist-clinician. This program supports their development toward practitioner-scholars who can translate knowledge, including cross-disciplinary theories and research, into practice, and who are capable of serving as change agents in new and expanded arenas within the field of occupational therapy.

Sample of Program Requirements:

  • Reasoning and Evidenced-Based Practice
  • Applied Research in Clinical Practice
  • Teaching in Practice and Community
  • Community Based Interventions
  • Advanced Occupations


  • Completed master's degree (Occupational Therapy)
  • Minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Licensed OT (in the state where you practice)
  • AOTA & state OT organization membership
  • Official transcript of completed Master's degree
  • Curriculum Vitae or Professional Resume
  • Personal statement of professional and educational goals
  • Three professional references
  • Phone Interview

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education