Earn your Occupational Therapy Doctorate Degree from The Ohio State University.
Admissions VisionThe Ohio State University Division of Occupational Therapy seeks self-directed learners who are resilient, insightful and ethical. Ideal candidates are motivated to become empathetic occupational therapists providing evidence-based, collaborative, client-centered care. The Division selects students who display diversity in background, experience and thought and demonstrate the potential to improve people’s lives through innovation, excellence, and leadership in practice, research, education, and community service.
OTCAS Portal Application closes on October 1, 2017
Students have entered the program with backgrounds in Health Sciences, Psychology, Biology, Exercise Science, Education, Human Development and Family Studies, Russian, Dance, and others.
Due to the integrated and complex nature of our curriculum design and the challenges associated with ensuring that all curricular content is adequately covered, we do not allow courses from other OT programs to substitute for courses in the OSU OT program. Students who have attended other OT programs who wish to transfer to our program are welcome to apply for admission according to the standard admission dates and policies.
Background Check Requirement
- Application Instructions
- Advising requirements
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Information Session Handout
- Central Ohio Locations for OT Observation
The OTD program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE's telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address iswww.acoteonline.org.
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