The online Doctorate in Occupational Therapy is focused on academic growth in clinical practice areas of occupation therapy, promoting intellectual discourse through both program content and format. The curriculum is designed to provide occupational therapists with advanced clinical, practice management, teaching, and administrative skills through a program that emphasizes the integration of theory and practice, professional and clinical skills, critical self-assessment, clinical reasoning and decision-making skills, advocacy, and health policy. The program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills practitioners bring from clinical practice and life experiences.
% OnlineMostly Online
School Accreditation & Licensing
Misericordia University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Interview, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
- This program requires two days on campus per semester.