Occupational Therapy, Ph. D. | Part time online | University of Pittsburgh | United States
28 months
Duration
36172 USD/year
36172 USD/year
30290 USD/year
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About

As an Occupational Therapy professional, you understand the complexity and challenges of today’s health care environment and the need to continually create the best possible experiences for your clients. This program is offered at the University of Pittsburgh.

Overview

Our post-professional Doctor of Clinical Science (CScD) in Occupational Therapy program, delivered online, empowers occupational therapists all over the world to develop advanced leadership skills, implement evidence into practice and transform both clients’ lives and the profession of occupational therapy.

Our highly personalized curriculum at the University of Pittsburgh ensures that coursework is tailored to each student’s professional interests and goals.

Learning Outcomes

  • Engage Stakeholders: Engage stakeholders at the level of the client, program, population and system
  • Proactively Identify Needs: Identify a need for change and opportunities for improvement in areas of specialization
  • Use Evidence and Data: Appraise, interpret, synthesize and apply evidence and data-driven strategies
  • Influence Change: Understand trends, identify barriers to and facilitators of change and influence change
  • Communicate Effectively: Apply effective negotiation, communication, advocacy and conflict management strategies
  • Lead and Educate: Implement, evaluate and disseminate evidence-based practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Assessment
  • Evidence Interpretation for Implementation
  • The Business of Implementation
  • Advocacy for Implementation
  • Evidence Analysis and Synthesis
  • Evidence-based Protocols and Practice Guidelines
  • Conceptualizing and Assessing Quality Improvement
  • Theories of Change
  • Implementation Evidence

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 28 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Our application deadline is August 1

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who received their occupational therapy training within the United States must have an entry-level master’s degree in occupational therapy (e.g., MOT) from an Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)-accredited program, or a baccalaureate degree in occupational therapy from an ACOTE-accredited program and a master’s degree in occupational therapy or another field of study. 
  • Applicants who received their occupational therapy training outside of the United States must have completed their occupational therapy training from a World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT)-approved program.
  • U.S. applicants are required to have initial NBCOT certification (or eligibility). International applicants must provide equivalent certification documentation from country of residence. 
  • Interview
  • ​Two (2) Professional Letters of Recommendation
  • ​Essay & Resume
  • Transcripts & course-by-course evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36172 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36172 USD per year during 28 months.
  • National

    36172 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36172 USD per year during 28 months.
  • In-State

    30290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30290 USD per year during 28 months.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Occupational Therapy.

Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Graduate Education Scholarships (Both Directions)
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Merit-based

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SHAPE America
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Diasporans 
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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SETC
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
Need-based

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CouponBirds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
Need-based

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Support Creativity
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zolve
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Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
The Pro-Care Medical Track Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pro-Care Medical Centers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
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