24 months
23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This program is a completely online Post-Professional Occupational Therapy doctorate (PP-OTD) at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

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It is an advanced degree for practicing occupational therapists, i.e. those who already have earned a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. 

The Post-Professional Occupational Therapy program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas  is designed to serve current working professionals who wish to advance their careers by earning a higher degree in order to assume positions in teaching, advanced clinical practice, and/or leadership positions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate their advanced knowledge of occupational therapy practice through the attainment of course-level learning outcomes in the post-professional OTD program, measured by key assignments throughout their coursework.
  • Students will demonstrate advanced-level skill in the Evidence-Based Practice Course through the development of a clinical research question that they will investigate further in their Capstone project.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze the impact of social determinants by successfully writing a detailed research paper on one aspect of the social determinants of health in the Social Determinants of Health course.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Clinical Practice in Occupational Therapy
  • Leadership and Advocacy in Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Distance Education and Telehealth
  • Evidence Based Education
  • Issues in Higher Education and Healthcare

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree in occupational therapy from an entry-level educational program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • Initially certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) 
  • An earned Master's degree from an accredited academic institution
  • Current licensure as an occupational therapist (OTR)
  • Minimum overall grade point average of 3.00 (4.00=A) for the last two years of your academic coursework (60 credits).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23411 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year during 24 months.


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