Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program Overview

OTD Students

The program was developed in August 2015 and formally approved by the University in March 2016.

The MU OTD Program achieved Candidacy Status on April 25, 2018 by the Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), which is required to admit students. 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 Hours: 113
    • Didactic Credits: 95
    • Clinical Credits: 18
  • Class size: 32 students per cohort