Chatham University

Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018

We recommend that students submit their application as soon as possible as space in our cohort program is limited.

Chatham University offers students the opportunity to earn a Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD). This low-residency program is for occupational therapy clinicians and/or academicians who want to enhance their careers and advance to professional leadership.

Experienced occupational therapists who hold a bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy, but not a master degree, can enroll in the Bachelor to OTD option.

AOTA & Corporate Partner Tuition Discount Program

Chatham offers a 20% tuition reduction for members of AOTA and several state occupational therapy associations as well as full-time employees of companies participating in our Corporate & Strategic Partner Program. This benefit reduces the per-credit tuition rate to $744. Contact us today to learn more.

OTD Program Structure

The OTD program is completed in 16 months on a part-time basis. Students will take two classes at a time, allowing the OT clinician or academician to maintain their work status. It is our aim that the student can balance life commitments and effectively engage in new learning.