Doctor of Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional)
St. Catherine University

Program Details

An online Occupational Therapy doctorate program provides a path for professional occupational therapists to advance their education and earn the credentials necessary for a leadership position. St. Kate’s has a long-standing reputation in the OT field and retains faculty who bring their expertise to the classroom.

The flexibility of this OTP-PP online learning program provides flexibility without sacrificing educational quality. Engage virtually with professors and peers as you increase your knowledge in evidence-based practice, educational methods, and more. Interact through discussion boards and video chats, and meet your classmates in person through a couple of brief on-campus sessions. The degree culminates with a hands-on doctoral project.

Increase leadership prospects, including in:

  • Higher education occupational therapy programs
  • Clinical and community practices
  • Professional associations

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

St. Catherine University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Must hold a current state license or international equivalent as a Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR)
  • Requires two on-campus visits, at the start and end of the program