Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Doctorate in Occupational Therapy


101 Elm Ave., SE

Roanoke, VA 24013

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctorate in Occupational Therapy

Format: Online

Program Description:

Post-professional terminal degree designed for currently practicing Occupational Therapists with interets in becoming educators, clinical leaders, program developers, and/or clinical researches. The program is offered in an online delivery format which allows the student flexibility in meeting both their professional and academic goals. The 36 credit hour program of study consists of seven semesters with 3 – 6 credit hours per semester.                                                             

Upon completion of the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program, the graduate will be able to:

-Apply and integrate occupation based models and theories in professional practice settings.
-Implement and integrate evidence based models of practice in general and specialty areas.
-Analyze and address issues related to participation, rights and culture of all individuals and communities.
-Employ effective collaborative leadership skills across practice settings.
-Explore issues and solutions related to clinical education and supervision.
-Conduct a research study/ scholarly project and disseminate results to a professional audience.                                                                                                                                                    


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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