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OT Doctoral-Level Applicant Programs

New educational programs seeking accreditation (not yet holding Candidacy Status). Until Candidacy Status has been granted by ACOTE, these programs cannot admit students into the OT or OTA program.

Schools

Arkansas

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville/University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral) 
Occupational Therapy Program
College of Education and Health Professions, GRAD 231
751 W. Maple Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-4910
muir@uark.edu
To be offered at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock
http://coehp.uark.edu / http://healthprofessions.uams.edu
Status: Applicant

Colorado

Colorado Mesa University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
(970) 248-1881
kinesiology@coloradomesa.edu
www.coloradomesa.edu
Status: Applicant

Florida

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences - Miami Campus
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
11410 NW 20th Street, Suite 222
Miami, FL 33172
(904) 826-0084 x222 or (800) 241-1027 x253
admissions@usa.edu
www.usa.edu
Status: Applicant

Georgia

Brenau University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral) 
School of Occupational Therapy
500 Washington Street, S.E.
Gainesville, GA 30501
(678) 707-5000
To be offered in Gainesville and North Atlanta-Norcross, GA
nvandenheever@brenau.edu
www.brenau.edu/healthsciences/occupationaltherapy/
Status: Applicant

Kansas

University of Saint Mary-Leavenworth
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
4100 S. 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
(913) 758-6115
michelle.metzinger@stmary.edu
www.stmary.edu
Status: Applicant

Kentucky

Spalding University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy
901 S. 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 873-4217
cquakerapp@spalding.edu
http://spalding.edu/degree/occupational-therapy/
Status: Applicant

Louisiana

Louisiana State University Health Shreveport
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Program in Occupational Therapy
1501 Kings Highway, PO Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71103-3932
(318) 813-2956
rsteed@lsuhsc.edu
www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/departments/AlliedHealth/AHDepartments/OccupationalTherapy/index
Status: Applicant

Maine

Husson University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
School of Occupational Therapy
1 College Circle, 319 O'Donnell Commons
Bangor, ME 04401-2999
(207) 973-1078
menziep@husson.edu
www.husson.edu/occupational-therapy
Status: Applicant

Maryland

Towson University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
(410) 704-2762 option 1
otadmissions@towson.edu
www.towson.edu/chp/departments/occutherapy/index.html
Status: Applicant

Massachusetts

Tufts University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral) 
Department of Occupational Therapy 
574 Boston Avenue
Medford, MA 02155-7084 
(617) 627-6259
michelle.molle@tufts.edu
http://ase.tufts.edu/occupationaltherapy
Status: Applicant

Michigan

University of Michigan-Flint
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Department
School of Health Professions and Studies
303 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, MI 48502-1950
(810) 424-5390
nanmilli@umflint.edu
www.umflint.edu/shps
Status: Applicant

Minnesota

St. Catherine University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program
2004 Randolph Avenue (Mail #F-25)
St. Paul, MN 55105-1750
(651) 690-6606
ot@stkate.edu
www.stkate.edu/academics/graduate-degrees/academic-programs
Status: Applicant

Montana

Rocky Mountain College
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Department
1511 Poly Drive
Billings, MT 59102-1739
(406) 657-1000
admissions@rocky.edu
www.rocky.edu
Status: Applicant

Nevada

University of Nevada-Las Vegas
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral) 
Occupational Therapy Program
4505 South Maryland Parkway, Box 453019
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3019
(702) 895-3693
donna.costa@unlv.edu
www.unlv.edu
Status: Applicant

New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Department
College of Health and Human Services
Hewitt Hall, 4 Library Way
Durham, NH 03824-3563
(603) 862-2167
ot.dept@unh.edu
www.chhs.unh.edu/ot/
Status: Applicant

New Jersey

Felician University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
262 South Main Street
Lodi, NJ 07644-2117
(201) 559-6000
admissions@felician.edu
www.felician.edu
Status: Applicant

Kean University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral) 
Department of Occupational Therapy
Nathan Weiss Graduate College
215 North Avenue, EC Room 224 
Hillside, NJ 07205 
(908) 737-5850
ot@kean.edu
www.grad.kean.edu/ot
Status: Applicant

New Mexico

University of New Mexico
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Graduate Program
Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine
MSC09 5240, 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
(505) 272-1753
OccupationalTherapy@salud.unm.edu
http://ot.unm.edu
Status: Applicant

New York

Columbia University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Programs in Occupational Therapy
Neurological Institute, 8th Floor
710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032-2603
(212) 305-5267
mh15@columbia.edu
http://columbiaOT.org
Status: Applicant

Sage Colleges
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
65 First Street
Troy, NY 12180-4115
(518) 244-2267
sageot@sage.edu
www.sage.edu/academics/school-of-health-sciences/occupational-therapy-programs/
Status: Applicant

North Carolina

Methodist University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral) 
Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program
5400 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28311-1420
(910) 480-8493
knovak@methodist.edu
www.methodist.edu
Status: Applicant

Pfeiffer University-Misenheimer Campus
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
48380 US Highway 52N
Misenheimer, NC 28109
(704) 463-3369
Ivelisse.Lazzarini@pfeiffer.edu
www.pfeiffer.edu
Status: Applicant

Wingate University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral) 
Entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program
Levine College of Health Sciences
515 N. Main Street
Wingate, NC 28174
(704) 233-8981
m.sweetman@wingate.edu
www.wingate.edu
Status: Applicant

North Dakota

University of North Dakota
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Department of Occupational Therapy
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
1301 N. Columbia Road Stop 9037, Suite E321
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037
(701) 777-2209
sandra.monette@med.und.edu
www.med.und.edu/occupational-therapy/
Status: Applicant

Ohio

University of Findlay
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
1000 N. Main Street
Findlay, OH 45840-3695
(419) 434-4732
admissions@findlay.edu
www.findlay.edu/healthprofessions/occupationaltherapy/
Status: Applicant

Wilmington College
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
1870 Quaker Way
Wilmington, OH 45177-2473
(937) 481-2200
www.wilmington.edu
Status: Applicant

Pennsylvania

Elizabethtown College
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral) 
Department of Occupational Therapy
One Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298
(717) 361-1400
orensteinp@etown.edu
http://etown.edu/depts/occupational-therapy/
Status: Applicant

Misericordia University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Department
301 Lake Street, Passan Hall
Dallas, PA 18612-1098
(570) 674-3330
lcharney@misericordia.edu
www.misericordia.edu/page.cfm?p=634
Status: Applicant

University of Scranton
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Department
237 Jefferson Avenue, Leahy Hall
Scranton, PA 18510
(570) 941-7540
admissions@scranton.edu
5-year program offered.
www.scranton.edu/academics/pcps/occupational-therapy/index.shtml
Status: Applicant

Widener University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5700
(610) 499-4352
wlwachterschutz@widener.edu
www.widener.edu
Status: Applicant

Rhode Island

Johnson & Wales University-Providence
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 90203-3703
(401) 598-4960
gbottomley@jwu.edu
http://www1.jwu.edu
Status: Applicant

South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Division of Occupational Therapy
College of Health Professions
151-B Rutledge Avenue, MSC 962
Charleston, SC 29425-9620
(843) 792-5377
chpstusv@musc.edu
www.musc.edu/chp/ot
Status: Applicant

Presbyterian College
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral) 
Occupational Therapy Program
503 South Broad Street
Clinton, SC 29325-2865
(864) 833-2820
draber@presby.edu
www.presby.edu
Status: Applicant

Tennessee

South College-Nashville Campus
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program
616 Marriott Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
(865) 251-1800
khall@southcollegetn.edu
www.southcollegetn.edu
Status: Applicant

Texas

Angelo State University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral) 
Occupational Therapy Program
2601 West Avenue N
San Angelo, TX 76909-2601
(325) 942-6258
physical.therapy@angelo.edu
www.angelo.edu
Status: Applicant

Baylor University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program
One Bear Place #97303
Waco, TX 76798-7303
(254) 710-6111
marian_gillard@baylor.edu
www.baylor.edu/chhs/
Status: Applicant

Texas Woman's University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
School of Occupational Therapy
PO Box 425648
Denton, TX 76204-5648
(940) 898-2801
ot@twu.edu
To be offered: Denton, Dallas, and Houston, TX
www.twu.edu/occupational-therapy/
Status: Applicant

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences - Dallas Campus
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Department
601 Las Colinas Boulevard
Irving, TX 75039
(904) 826-0084
admissions@usa.edu
www.usa.edu
Status: Applicant

University of Texas Medical Branch
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Department of Occupational Therapy
3.920 School of Health Professions
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1142
(409) 772-3062
smceache@utmb.edu
https://shp.utmb.edu/OccupationalTherapy/
Status: Applicant

Utah

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
561 East 1860 South
Provo, UT 84606-7312
(801) 375-5125
www.rmuohp.edu
Status: Applicant

Washington

University of Puget Sound
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
1500 North Warner Street, #1070
Tacoma, WA 98416-1070
(253) 879-3514
ot@pugetsound.edu
www.pugetsound.edu/ot
Status: Applicant

West Virginia

West Virginia University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Division of Occupational Therapy
8305 Health Sciences South, 1 Medical Center Drive
PO Box 9139
Morgantown, WV 26506-9139
(304) 293-8828
dmdavis@hsc.wvu.edu
http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/ot/
Status: Applicant

Wisconsin

Marquette University
(Applicant OT - entry-level doctoral)
Occupational Therapy Program
College of Health Sciences
PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-5053
william.cullinan@marquette.edu
http://www.marquette.edu/health-sciences/
Status: Applicant