Earn your post-professional OTD online!
Binghamton University's online Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (PP-OTD) program is for registered/licensed occupational therapists who have a master's degree and want to advance in their field by earning a clinical doctorate.
100% online coursework
No matter where you live or work, you can access our online program.
The program can be completed in 5 consecutive semesters, requiring 2 years to complete.
For working professionals
Courses will be held during late afternoons and evenings so they’re easier to fit into your personal and professional schedules.
Adult learner friendly
You’ll attend online courses at specific times, but complete assignments and participate in discussion boards when it’s most convenient for you.
A top-quality post-professional program with in-state tuition for New York state residents.
Advanced skills and knowledge
You’ll gain skills and knowledge that will move you beyond the role of therapist-clinician, letting you take your career into OT education, clinical research, clinical practice, leadership or advocacy.
About the program
The Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy program builds on the experience you already have as an occupational therapist, while teaching you the knowledge and skills you need to advance beyond therapist-clinician into areas such as occupational therapy education, clinical research, clinical practice, leadership or advocacy.
The 36-credit-hour, part-time, PP-OTD program uses a distance-learning format, with classes held in the late afternoons and evenings. You will attend online courses at specific times, but complete assignments and participate in discussion boards when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is designed to be completed in five continuous semesters; semesters are composed of two 7-week sessions.
To be eligible for admission into Binghamton's online Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy, applicants must:
- Hold a master’s degree
- U.S. applicants must have graduated from an ACOTE-accredited occupational therapy program
- International applicants must have graduated from a World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) approved occupational therapy program