Doctor of Occupational Therapy
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

Advance your career with the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD).  This online physical therapy degree is designed for practicing occupational therapists, preparing them for new roles with extra responsibilities and authority.  Customize the program to fit your career goals.  If you wish to become faculty, emphasize leadership and education courses; if you want to be an influencer, emphasize leadership and service.  Other students may choose to focus on research and service.  

Regardless of the path chosen, students in these online physical therapy programs complete the same coursework taught by the same faculty as those in the traditional, on-campus program.

Choose to pursue either the bachelor’s to OTD track or the master’s to OTD track.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor 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), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Requires graduation from a WOFT approved program in occupational therapy