Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

An occupational therapy lesson

The Class of 2026 Admissions cycle (for a Fall 2023 start) opens July 21, 2022. Welcome to Methodist University Department of Occupational Therapy! I am delighted that you are interested in our entry-level clinical doctorate of occupational therapy (OTD) program.  Read More …

OTD Fieldwork Frequently Asked Questions

Who Sets Fieldwork Requirements? The standards for an accredited educational program for the Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapy Assistant are the official Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) documents that govern the length and types of fieldwork required for Read More …

Doctor of Occupational Therapy Applicant Review Process

Consistent with the University admission policy, admission to the Methodist University OTD Program is without regard or discrimination on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance or disability. Prior Read More …

Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program Overview

OTD students

The MU OTD Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). The inaugural cohort began in August 2018. For information on the full accreditation process, see OTD Program Accreditation. Program Length: 3 years (36 months) Semesters: 9 Total Credit Read More …

OTD Fieldwork Resources

Fieldwork Affiliation Documents Fieldwork Data Form Level I Forms & Resources MU Level I Learning Objectives – Level I-A, Level I-B, Level I-C MU Level I Fieldwork Weekly Activities Psychosocial Aspects of Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Collaborative Expectations Level II Forms & Read More …

Doctor of Occupational Therapy Scholarships

North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association Student Scholarship In order to support the ongoing mission to promote continued and competent practice of occupational therapy, the North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association Student Scholarship was established in 2018 to support local occupational therapy Read More …