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Postprofessional Programs in OT - Doctoral Level Programs

Schools

Alabama

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Occupational Therapy 
School of Health Professions 
1720 2nd Avenue South, SHPB 338
Birmingham, AL 35294-1212 
Phone: (205) 934-3568; Fax: (205) 996-0991 
E-Mail: vogtlel@uab.edu
Web site: http://www.uab.edu/shp/ot/occupational-therapy-doctorate
Contact Person: Laura K. Vogtle, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Director of Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy Program; (205) 934-7326
Degree(s) Offered: Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

Arizona

Arizona School of Health Sciences, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy
A.T. Still University
5850 E. Still Circle
Mesa, AZ 85206-3618
Phone: Toll-free at (866) 636-2878 ext. 6070 or (480) 219-6070; Fax: (480) 219-6100
E-Mail: otdinquiry@atsu.edu
Web page: www.atsu.edu/otd
Contact Person: Bernadette Mineo, PhD, OTR/L, Director of Post-Professional Online Occupational Therapy Programs; bmineo@atsu.edu
Degree(s) Offered:  Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor: The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

California

Loma Linda University
Department of Occupational Therapy
School of Allied Health Professions
Nichol Hall A901
Loma Linda, CA 92350-0001
Phone: (909) 558-4628; Fax: (909) 558-0239
E-mail: mmercado@llu.edu
Web site: http://www.llu.edu/otd
Contact person: Julie Kugel, OTD, OTR/L, Program Director, Postprofessional Doctor of OT Program, jkugel@llu.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Western Association of Schools and Colleges; http://www.wascweb.org/

University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
1540 Alcazar, CHP-133
Los Angeles, CA 90003
Phone: (323) 442-2850; Fax: (323) 442-1540
E-mail: info@chan.usc.edu
Web site: http://chan.usc.edu
Contact Person: Sarah Bream, OTD, OTR/L; Director of Post-Professional OTD Program, bream@chan.usc.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD); PhD in Occupational Science
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Western Association of Schools and Colleges; http://www.wascweb.org/

Colorado

Colorado State University
Department of Occupational Therapy
1573 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1573
Phone: (970) 491-6253; Fax: (970) 491-6290
E-mail: matt.malcolm@colostate.edu
Web site: http://www.ot.chhs.colostate.edu/
Contact Person: Matt Malcolm, PhD, OTR, PhD Program Director
Degree(s) Offered: PhD in Occupation and Rehabilitation Science
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

Connecticut

Quinnipiac University
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518-0569
Phone: (877) 403-4277
E-Mail: quonlineadmissions@quinnipiac.edu
Web page: www.quinnipiac.edu/qu-online
Contact Person: Valerie Schlesinger, Director of Admissions
Degree(s) Offered:  Occupational Therapy Doctorate; OTD Bridge Program
Institutional Accreditor: New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education; https://cihe.neasc.org/

District of Columbia

George Washington University
Department of Clinical Research and Leadership
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 238
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 994-8229
E-Mail: GWOTD@gwu.edu
Web page: http://smhs.gwu.edu/crl/programs/occupational-therapy
Contact Person: Mary A Corcoran PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor and Program Director (PhD)
Gillian Rai, DOT, MEd, OTR/L, Assistant Professor and Program Director (OTD)
Degree(s) Offered:
Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (PP-OTD)
PhD in Translational Health Sciences (PhD in THS)
Institutional Accreditor: Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges; http://www.msche.org/

Florida

Gannon University
109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541
Phone: (814) 871-5667; Fax: (814) 871-7000
E-Mail: graduate@gannon.edu
Web page: http://www.gannon.edu/Academic-Offerings/Health-Professions-and-Sciences/Graduate/Post-Professional-Occupational-Therapy-Doctorate
Contact Person: Amy Brzuz, OTD, OTR/L, CDRS, Program Chair; brzuz005@gannon.edu
Degree(s) Offered:  Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Commission on Higher Education; http://www.msche.org/

Nova Southeastern University
Department of Occupational Therapy
College of Health Care Science, Health Professions Division
3200 South University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328-2018
Phone: (954) 262-1265; Fax: (954) 262-2290
Web site: www.nova.edu/ot
Contact Person:
DrOT: Cathy Peirce, PhD, OTR/L, Associate Professor; cpeirce@nova.edu
PhD: Rick Davenport, PhD, OTR/L, Assistant Professor; rd418@nova.edu
Degree(s) Offered: DrOT and PhD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

South University-West Palm Beach
9801 Belvedere Road
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411-3640
Phone: (561) 273-6510 or (561) 273-6513; Fax: (480) 219-6100
E-Mail: jrafols@southuniversity.edu
Contact Person: Jose R. Rafols, OTD, MHSA, OTR/L, Director of OTD Program
Degree(s) Offered:  Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

University of Florida
Rehabilitation Science Doctoral Program
College of Public Health and Health Professions
PO Box 100154
Gainesville, FL 32610-0154
Phone: (352) 273-6085; Fax: (352) 273-6109
Web site: http://rehabsci.phhp.ufl.edu/
Contact Person:
David Fuller, PhD, Program Director, ddf@phhp.ufl.edu
Ellen Esparolini, RSD Student Services (current students), eesparol@phhp.ufl.edu
Amy Ladendorf, RSD Admissions; aladendorf@phhp.ufl.edu
Degree(s) Offered: PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Institute of Occupational Therapy
1 University Boulevard
St. Augustine, FL 32086-5783
Phone: (800) 241-1027 or (904) 826-0084; Fax: (904) 827-0069
E-mail: admissions@usa.edu
Web site: http://www.usa.edu/
Contact Person: Karen Rathgeber, PhD, OTR/L, Director of Transitional Doctor of Occupational Therapy; krathgeber@usa.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Doctor of Education (EdD), Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Western Association of Schools and Colleges; http://www.wascweb.org/

Georgia

Brenau University
School of Occupational Therapy
500 Washington Street, S.E.
Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (678) 707-5000; Fax: (678) 707-5015
E-Mail: ceggerding@brenau.edu
Web page: www.brenau.edu/healthsciences/occupationaltherapy/otd/
Contact Person: Louise Dunn, ScD, OTR/L, Director of Doctoral Programs; ldunn@brenau.edu
Degree(s) Offered:  Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

Illinois

Governors State University
1 University Parkway
University Parkway, IL 60484-0975
Phone: (708) 534-7290; Fax: (708) 534-1647
E-mail: DrOT@govst.edu
Web site: http://www.govst.edu/drot
Contact Person: Divya Sood, OTD, OTR/L, Associate Professor and DrOT Program Coordinator and Coordinator of Research; dsood@govst.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DrOT)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Occupational Therapy
College of Applied Health Sciences
1919 West Taylor Street, M/C 811
Chicago, IL 60612-7250
Phone: (312) 996-3513; Fax: (312) 413-0256
Web site: http://www.ahs.uic.edu/ot
Contact Person:
OTD: Joy Hammel, PhD, Director of OTD Graduate Studies; hammel@uic.edu
PhD in Kinesiology, Nutrition and Rehabilitation Science: Glen Fujiura, PhD (gfujiura@uic.edu) or Ziaul Hasan, PhD (zhasan@uic.edu), Co-Directors of Graduate Studies
PhD in Disability Studies: Sarah Parker Harris, PhD, Director of Graduate Studies; skparker@uic.edu and Joy Hammel, PhD, Chair of DIS Curriculum Committee; hammel@uic.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD); PhD in Kinesiology, Nutrition and Rehabilitation Science; PhD in Disability Studies
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

Indiana

Indiana University
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy
1140 West Michigan Street, CF 311
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5119
Phone: (317) 274-8004 (OTD office) or (317) 274-4702 (Admissions); Fax: (317) 274-2150
E-mail: shrsinfo@iupui.edu
Web site: https://shrs.iupui.edu/academics/occupational-therapy/dr-occupational-therapy.html
Contact Person(s): Christine Kroll, OTD, OTR, FAOTA; Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Pre-Doctoral Residency and Fieldwork; Interim Program Director, Doctor of Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional); (317) 274-2115, krollch@iu.edu
Sarah Hemmersbach, Office Manager, (317) 274-0149, sahemmer@iu.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Postprofessional
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

University of Indianapolis
College of Health Sciences
Department of Interprofessional Health and Aging Studies
1400 E. Hanna Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227
Phone: (317) 788-2409
Web site: http://www.uindy.edu/health-sciences/graduate/dhs
Contact Person(s): Laura Santurri, PhD, MPH, CPH; Director, DHSc Program; Chair, Department of Interprofessional Health and Aging Studies; santurril@uindy.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Health Science
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

Kansas

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Occupational Therapy
MS 2003 - 3033 Robinson
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160-7602
Phone: (913) 588-7195; Fax: (913) 588-4568
E-mail: OTprogram@kumc.edu
Web site: http://www.ot.kumc.edu/
Contact Person: Dr. Jeff Radel, Director of Graduate Studies; jradel@kumc.edu
Degree(s) offered: OTD in Occupational Therapy; PhD in Therapeutic Science
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky University
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
521 Lancaster Avenue
Dizney 103
Richmond, KY 40475-3135
Phone: (859) 622-3300; Fax: (859) 622-1601
Web site: www.onlineoccupationaltherapyprograms.eku.edu
Contact Person: Dana Howell, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, Coordinator, Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program, dana.howell@eku.edu; William Aaron, Assistant Online Coordinator, william.aaron@eku.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

University of Kentucky
(in collaboration with Eastern Kentucky University, Western Kentucky University and Murray State University)
Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program
College of Health Sciences
Wethington Building, Room 210E
900 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0200
Phone: (859) 218-0860; Fax: (859) 323-6003
E-mail: carlmat@uky.edu
Web site: www.mc.uky.edu/rehabsciences/
Contact Persons:
Carl G. Mattacola, PhD, ATC, FNATA, Director of Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program
Richard D. Andreatta, PhD, Director of Graduate Studies
Degree(s) Offered: PhD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

Maryland

Towson University
Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Phone: (410) 704-2762; Fax: (410) 704-2322
E-mail: bmerryman@towson.edu
Web site: http://grad.towson.edu/program/doctoral/osc-scd/
Contact Person: M. Beth Merryman, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Director, Doctoral Program
Degree(s) Offered: ScD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges; http://www.msche.org/

Massachusetts

American International College
Division of Occupational Therapy
School of Health Sciences
Courniotes Hall
Springfield, MA 01109
Phone: (413) 205-3320; Fax: (413) 654-1430
E-mail: judy.anderson@aic.edu
Web site: www.aic.edu/school-of-health-sciencies/
Contact Person: Allison Sullivan, OTD, OTR/L, Program Coordinator, allison.sullivan@aic.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): New England Association of Schools and Colleges; https://cihe.neasc.org/

Bay Path University
Post Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program
School of Education, Health and Human Services
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 01106
Phone: (413) 565-1332; Fax: (413) 565-1250
E-mail: dranaldi@baypath.edu
Web site: www.baypath.edu/academics/graduate-programs/occupational-therapy-doctorate/
Contact Person: Julie Watson, PhD, OTR/L, Program Coordinator, juwatson@baypath.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): New England Association of Schools and Colleges; https://cihe.neasc.org/

Boston University
College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Sargent College)
Department of Occupational Therapy
635 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215-1605
Program Contacts:
OTD: Karen Jacobs, EdD, OTR/L, CPE, FAOTA, Program Director, Online Postprofessional Occupational Therapy Programs, kjacobs@bu.edu; Phone: (617) 353-7516; Fax: (617) 353-2926; Web site: http://www.bu.edu/sargent/otd-degree
PhD: Gael Orsmond, PhD, Program Director, Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences Program, gorsmond@bu.edu; Phone: (617) 353-2729; Web site: http://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/programs/rehabilitation-sciences-2/phd-in-rehabilitation-sciences/
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD); Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): New England Association of Schools and Colleges; https://cihe.neasc.org/

Johnson & Wales University
College of Online Education
115 Cedar Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (855) 236-8491; Fax: (401) 598-4553
Web site: https://online.jwu.edu/otd
Contact Person: Ann Burkhardt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA; ann.burkhardt@jwu.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): New England Association of Schools and Colleges; https://cihe.neasc.org/

Tufts University
Department of Occupational Therapy
574 Boston Avenue
Medford, MA 02155-7084
Phone: (617) 627-5720 Fax: (617) 627-6259
Web site: http://ase.tufts.edu/occupationaltherapy
Contact Person: Jill Rocca, Recruitment and Admissions, jill. rocca@tufts.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): New England Association of Schools and Colleges; https://cihe.neasc.org/

Minnesota

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1794
Phone: (651) 690-8767; Fax: (651) 690-4599
Web site: www.stkate.edu/otd
Contact Person: Stephanie de Sam Lazaro, OTD, OTR/L, Assistant Professor and Co-Program Director, sldesamlazaro@stkate.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

University of Minnesota
Rehabilitation Science Program
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
420 Delaware Street, SE, MMC 388
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0392
Phone: (612) 626-3966; Fax: (612) 625-7192
E-mail: adamc002@umn.edu or mathi003@umn.edu
Web site: www.med.umn.edu/rehabsci/home.html
Contact Person: Rich Adamczak, DGS Assistant or Virgil Mathiowetz, PhD, OTR/L, Graduate Faculty
Degree(s) Offered: PhD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

Missouri

Saint Louis University
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
3437 Caroline Street
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 977-8580; Fax: (314) 977-8514
Web site: ot.slu.edu
Contact Person: Katie Serfas, OTD, OTR/L, Program Director, Post-Professional OTD Program, kserfas@slu.edu; Jennifer Elwyn, Program Coordinator, jelwyn@slu.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Postprofessional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

Washington University
Program in Occupational Therapy
School of Medicine
4444 Forest Park Avenue
Campus Box 8505
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 286-1600; Fax: (314) 286-1601
E-Mail: WUOTinfo@wustl.edu
Web site: www.ot.wustl.edu/
Contact Person: Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Assistant Director of Educational Evaluation and Quality; kaskutasv@wustl.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Clinical Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD) for licensed occupational therapists; PhD in Rehabilitation and Participation Science - for information, please visit: www.ot.wustl.edu/phd
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

Nebraska

Creighton University
Department of Occupational Therapy
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178-0259
Phone: (402) 280-5946; Fax: (402) 280-5692
E-mail: vanessajewell@creighton.edu
Web site: http://spahp.creighton.edu/admission/otd/doctor-of-occupational-therapy-post-professional
Contact Person: Vanessa Jewell, PhD, OTR/L, Director of the Post Professional OTD Program
Degree(s) Offered: OTD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

New York

Columbia University
Programs in Occupational Therapy
Neurological Institute, 8th Floor
710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032-2603
Phone: (212) 305-5267; Fax: (212) 305-4569
Web site: http://www.columbiaOT.org/
Contact Persons:
EdD: Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, Associate Director, gg50@columbia.edu
OTD: Janet Falk-Kessler, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, Director, jf6@columbia.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Education (EdD); Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.msche.org/

New York University
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Department of Occupational Therapy
Joseph and Violet Pless Hall
82 Washington Square East, 6th floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (212) 998-5825; Fax: (212) 995-4044
E-mail: occupational.therapy@nyu.edu
Web site: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/ot/
Contact Person: Tsu-Hsin Howe, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Director of Postprofessional Programs; tsuhsin.howe@nyu.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Doctor of Philosophy in Occupational Therapy (PhD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.msche.org/

University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Program in Occupational Therapy
Department of Rehabilitation Science
515 Stockton Kimball Tower, 3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079
Phone: (716) 829-3141; Fax: (716) 829-3217
E-Mail: rfb@buffalo.edu
Web site: http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/rs/ot/phd/index.php
Contact Person: Robert Burkard, PhD, PhD Program Director; (716) 829-6720
Degree(s) Offered: PhD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Commission on Higher Education; http://www.msche.org/

North Carolina

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Medicine, Department of Allied Health Sciences
Division of Occupational Science
CB #7120
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7122
Phone: (919) 843-4463; Fax: (919) 966-9007
E-mail: bagatell@med.unc.edu
Web site: http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/ocsci/
Contact Person:Nancy Bagatell, PhD, OTR/L, Coordinator of Doctoral Program
Degree(s) Offered: PhD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

Ohio

The Ohio State University
Occupational Therapy Division
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
406 Atwell Hall, 453 West Tenth Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1234
Phone: (614) 292-5824; Fax: (614) 292-0210
E-Mail: jane.case-smith@osumc.edu
Web site: www.medicine.osu.eduhrs/ot; www.gradadmissions.osu.edu
Contact Person: Jane Case-Smith, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Division Director
Degree(s) Offered: PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

Pennsylvania

Chatham University
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2826
Phone: (800) 837-1290; Fax: (412) 365-1609
E-mail: admission@chatham.edu
Web site: www.chatham.edu/otd
Contact Person: Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, Program Coordinator; MJ Wrobleski, Assistant Director of Online Admission
Degree(s) Offered: Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD); BS-to-OTD Bridge Option 
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; www.msche.org

Duquesne University
John G. Rangos School of Health Sciences
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: (412) 396-5945
Fax: (412) 396-4343
Contact Persons:
OTD: Jamie Munoz, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Department Chair, Program Director and Associate Professor, munoz@duq.edu and Chris Hilf, Director of Enrollment Management, hilfc@duq.edu; http://www.duq.edu/ot
PhD: Christopher R. Carcia, PhD, PT, SCS, OCS, Program Director of PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science; carcia@duq.edu; http://www.duq.edu/rehabilitation-science/index.cfm
Degree(s) Offered:  Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD); PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Commission on Higher Education; http://www.msche.org/

Gannon University
109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541
Phone: (814) 871-5667; Fax: (814) 871-7000
E-Mail: graduate@gannon.edu
Web page: http://www.gannon.edu/Academic-Offerings/Health-Professions-and-Sciences/Graduate/Post-Professional-Occupational-Therapy-Doctorate
Contact Person: Amy Brzuz, OTD, OTR/L, CDRS, Program Chair; brzuz005@gannon.edu
Degree(s) Offered:  Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Commission on Higher Education; http://www.msche.org/

Misericordia University
Occupational Therapy Program
College of Health Sciences
100 Lake Street, Passan Hall
Dallas, PA 18612-1098
Phone: (570) 674-6399; Fax: (570) 674-3052
E-Mail: emclaughlin@misericordia.edu
Web site: http://www.misericordia.edu/
Contact Person(s): Ellen McLaughlin; EdD, OTR/L, OTD Program Director and Associate Professor
Degree(s) Offered: OTD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Commission on Higher Education; www.msche.org

Salus University
Occupational Therapy Department
8360 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
Phone: (215) 780-1400; Fax: (215) 780-1336
Web site: www.www.salus.edu/Colleges/Education-Rehabilitation/Department-of-Occupational-Therapy/Post-professional-Doctorate-in-Occupational-Therap.aspx
Contact Person: Fern Silverman, EdD, OTR/L, Program Director; (215) 780-1361; FAX (215) 780-1357; fsilverman@salus.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.msche.org/

Temple University
Program in Occupational Therapy
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Public Health
3307 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140-5101
Phone: (215) 707-4875; Fax: (215) 707-7656
E-Mail: otprog@temple.edu
Web site: http://cph.temple.edu/rs/academics-rehabilitation-sciences/occupational-therapy
Contact Person: Katherine Foster, Academic Coordinator
Degree Offered: Clinical Doctorate of Occupational Therapy
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Commission on Higher Education; http://www.msche.org/

Thomas Jefferson University
Department of Occupational Therapy
Jefferson College of Health Professions
901 Walnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5233
Phone: (215) 503-8011; Fax: (215) 503-2950
E-mail: susan.toth-cohen@jefferson.edu
Web site: http://www.jefferson.edu/university/health-professions/departments/occupational-therapy/degrees-programs/doctorate-programs/post-professional.html
Contact Person: Susan Toth-Cohen, PhD, OTR/L, Director of Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program
Degree Offered: Postprofessional OTD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.msche.org/

University of Pittsburgh
Department of Occupational Therapy
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
5012 Forbes Tower
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: (412) 383-6620; Fax: (412) 383-6613
Email: otpitt@shrs.pitt.edu
Web site: www.shrs.pitt.edu/OT/
Contact Person:
CScD: Pamela E. Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA
PhD: Elizabeth R. Skidmore, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Clinical Science (CScD); Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.msche.org/< br />< br/>

South Dakota

University of South Dakota
Department of Occupational Therapy
414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
Web site: http://www.usd.edu/health-sciences/occupational-therapy
Contact Person: Shana Cerny, OTD, OTR/L, BCP, Post-Professional Program Director, (605) 658-6376, shana.cerny@usd.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

Texas

Texas Woman's University
School of Occupational Therapy
PO Box 425648
Denton, TX 76204-5648
Phone: (940) 898-2801
Web site: www.twu.edu/ot
Contact Person: Patricia Bowyer, OTR, EdD, Post-Professional Programs Coordinator, pbowyer@twu.edu
Degree(s) Offered: OTD in Occupational Therapy; PhD in Occupational Therapy
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

U.S. Army-Baylor University
MCHE-DRM-OT (DScOT)
3551 Roger Brooke Drive
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-6200
Phone: (210) 808-2240; Fax: (210) 808-2235
E-Mail: enrique.v.smith-forbes.mil@mail.mil
Web site: www.baylor.edu/graduate/dscot
Contact Person: Enrique V. Smith-Forbes, PhD, OTR/L, CHT, Program Director, US Army-Baylor Doctor of Science in Occupational Therapy
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Science (DSc) in Occupational Therapy
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/


University of Texas Medical Branch
School of Health Professions
Department of Occupational Therapy
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1142
Phone: (409) 772-3060
Fax: (409) 747-1615
E-mail: PPOTD.Admissions@utmb.edu
Web site: www.shp.utmb.edu/ot
Contact Person: Sharon McEachern, Program and Admissions Coordinator
Degree(s) Offered: Post-Professional OTD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

Utah

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
122 East 1700 South
Provo, UT 84606-7312
Phone: (801) 375-5125 or (866) 780-4107 (Toll Free); Fax: (801) 375-2125
E-mail: admissions@rmuohp.edu
Web site (OTD): https://rmuohp.edu/academics/doctor-of-occupational-therapy/
Web site (DSc): https://rmuohp.edu/academics/doctor-of-science-in-health-science/
Contact Person(s): Steve Carwile, Admissions Manager
Degrees Offered: OTD, DSc
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). http://www.nwccu.org/

University of Utah
Division of Occupational Therapy
520 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1209
Phone: (801) 585-9135; Fax: (801) 585-1001
E-mail: otd@hsc.utah.edu
Web site: http://www.health.utah.edu/occupational-therapy/index.php
Contact Person(s): Kelly Brown, Academic Advisor; kelly.brown@hsc.utah.edu 
Degrees Offered: OTD
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). http://www.nwccu.org

Virginia

Jefferson College of Health Sciences
Occupational Therapy Graduate Programs
Department of Rehabilitation and Wellness
101 Elm Street, SE
Roanoke, VA 24013-2222
Phone: (540) 985-8483; Fax: (540) 224-6703
E-mail: admissions@jchs.edu
Web site:www.jchs.edu
Contact Person:
David Haynes, DHS, MBA, OTR, Director of OT Graduate Programs; (540) 985-4020; dahaynes@jchs.edu
Amy M. Wix, OTD, OTR/L, Associate Program Director, DOT Program; (540) 985-8304; amwix@jchs.edu
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DOT)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Occupational Therapy
PO Box 980008
730 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23298-0008
Phone: (804) 828-2289; Fax: (804) 828-0782
E-mail: logentry@vcu.edu
Web site:www.sahp.vcu.edu/occu/
Contact Person: Tony Gentry, PhD, OTR/L, Director, Post-Professional Education
Degree(s) Offered:: Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD); Interdisciplinary PhD in Health Related Sciences with Occupational Therapy Concentration
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; http://www.sacscoc.org/

Washington

University of Puget Sound
Occupational Therapy Program 
School of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy 
1500 N. Warner Street, CMB 1070
Tacoma, WA 98416-0510 
Phone: (253) 879-3522; Fax: (253) 879-2933 
E-Mail: yswinth@pugetsound.edu
Web site: www.pugetsound.edu/ot.xml
Contact Person: Yvonne Swinth, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Program Director
Degree(s) Offered: Postprofessional Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (DrOT)
Institutional Accreditor: Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; http://www.nwccu.org/

University of Washington
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356490
Seattle, WA 98195-6490
Phone: (206) 598-5338; Fax: (206) 685-3244
E-Mail: rehabphd@u.washington.edu
Web site: http://depts.washington.edu/rehab/phd/index.html
Contact Person: Deborah Kartin, PhD, Director, PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science and Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Victoria Corrin, MAT, Academic Counselor, PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science
Degree(s) Offered: PhD in Rehabilitation Science
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). http://www.nwccu.org/

Wisconsin

Mount Mary University
Occupational Therapy Department 
2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway 
Milwaukee, WI 53222-4597 
Phone: (414) 930-3059
E-mail: mmu-gradinfo@mtmary.edu
Web site: www.mtmary.edu/otd
Contact Person: Jane Olson, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, Post-Professional Program Director; olsonj@mtmary.edu; (414) 930-3376
Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor: The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association;http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Occupational Therapy Program, Department of Kinesiology
1001 Gymnasium-Natatorium
2000 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Web site: http://kinesiology.education.wisc.edu/ot/about
Contact Person: John Hageman, Graduate Secretary, Phone: (608) 262-8730, Fax: (608) 262-1656, kinesgradeducation.wisc.edu
Ruth E. Benedict, DrPH, OTR, Program Director, 1300 University Avenue, Rm 2120 MSC, Madison, WI 53706-1532, Phone: (608) 890-0160, rbenedict@education.wisc.edu
Degree(s) Offered: PhD in Kinesiology - Occupational Science Track, Online Postprofessional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Institutional Accreditor (Regional): The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org/