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Occupational Therapy (Dr.O.T.)

Course of Study

All applicants must have completed an entry-level occupational therapy program and be eligible to practice as an occupational therapist within one year of starting the program. The following courses are required to complete the program.

course details credits
OCT 7010 Theory Development for Models of Practice 3
OCT 7133 Advanced Policy Issues 3
OCT 7005 Evidence-Based Practice and Critical Thinking in OT 3
OCT 7860 Leadership Development in Multiple Contexts 3
OCT 7302 Contextual Aspects of Occupational Performance 3
OCT 7103 Occupation-Centered Practice 3
OCT 7767 Community Program Development 3
OCT 7791 Grant Practicum 3
OCT 7909 Program Evaluation and Outcome Measurement  3
OCT 7910 Capstone I 3
OCT 7920 Capstone II 3
OCT 7921 Capstone III 3
Electives Selected with Dr.OT program director approval to complement stated practice focus 3
Total 39

Note: NSU M.O.T. graduates that start the Dr.O.T. program within 24 months of completing the M.O.T. Program have the option to waive the elective course requirement with approval of the program director. 

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