Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
The Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) from the University of Wisconsin—Madison is an online, part-time degree for OT clinicians interested in leadership and advanced practice skills.
What it is:
A Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree that takes 3 years to complete. It’s part-time, online and flexible, a perfect fit for busy OT professionals.
Who it’s for:
Occupational therapists with a Master of Occupational Therapy or equivalent who want to be leaders in this growing field.
What you’ll learn:
You’ll gain an understanding of sophisticated leadership and practice skills, broaden your knowledge base and learn how to apply research to your job.
Courses include (but are not limited to):
- Professional Literacy Courses
- Applied Inter-professional Leadership and Management
- Human Occupation and Health
- Current Trends Shaping OT Practice
- Advanced Practice in Inter-professional Contexts
- Application of OT Evidence in the Practice Environment
- Using Information to Optimize Practice
- Communicating OT to Inter-professional Audiences
- Advanced Outcome Measurement in Occupational Therapy
- Capstone Projects
How you’ll grow:
a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree prepares graduates for leadership positions within the occupational therapy field