Put Your Passion to Work Helping Others Achieve Their Potential.

Occupational therapy ranks in the top 15 best jobs according to U.S. News & World Report. Jobs in this field are also expected to grow by 21% through 2026. With your doctoral degree in occupational therapy, you’ll have an entry point into this exciting and rewarding career. More importantly, your role as an occupational therapist will help you become an agent for change in the lives of others.

As an occupational therapist, you’ll help redesign people’s lives and environments, so they can function to their maximum in their daily occupations and activities.

NSU’s Doctor of Occupational Therapy program gives you an edge in pursuing your personal and professional goals. You’ll learn from faculty with significant professional experience in occupational therapy and research. Plus, our new Tampa Bay Regional Campus features multiple labs with state-of-the-art resources for you to get hands-on experience in the classroom. You’ll also have opportunities to interact with and gain experience outside of the classroom through required clinical internships and residencies. 

Opportunities in occupational therapy are limitless. You can practice in a variety of settings, such as in hospitals, schools, outpatient, and home health agencies as well as in research institutions. Our program is offered in a unique hybrid format blends face-to-face and online teaching, designed to help you reach your goals while offering you flexibility.

Apply now for NSU’s Doctor of Occupational Therapy.

Quick Facts

NSU’s Doctor of Occupational Therapy (O.T.D.) program is 122 total credits to complete.
Start Dates
The Doctor of Occupational Therapy (O.T.D.) is available to start in May.
Delivery Options
Classes for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (O.T.D.) program are offered in hybrid format, with some online courses and others presented as a mix of online and on-campus lectures.
Tuition for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (O.T.D.) program is $32,130 for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Career Outcomes

Occupational Therapist $83,200 Average Salary Per Year
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioner $79,480 Average Salary Per Year

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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