Temple University offers the online Clinical Doctorate of Occupational Therapy. This degree is a post-professional, non-research-based program designed for currently licensed occupational therapists who want to enhance their careers and advance to leadership positions. Students develop advanced clinical expertise in interdisciplinary areas such as community practice, entrepreneurial innovation and higher education.
Occupational therapy is one of the fastest-growing professions in the country. As our population ages and our healthcare system changes, occupational therapists are more important than ever. Many graduates use their Temple OTD degree to move into leadership and higher education teaching positions.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Temple 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)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Essay/Writing Sample, Resume/CV, Interview, Occupational License