Be Empowered. Move Your Career Forward.

Throughout this post-professional program you will gain advanced critical thinking, professional knowledge, and skills to apply of the science and art of occupational therapy. In just 7 semesters, you can have your post professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree. You will be empowered to move your career forward and be better prepared to become a leader in occupational therapy. The University of Montana ppOTD program provides a critical career advancement pathway for therapists who already have a BOT or BSOT degree.

World-class professors, just a click away.

The online courses are taught by the best and brightest faculty from all over the United States. As a student, you will have direct access to these expert faculty and to a diverse, experienced peer group. You will become part of vibrant, collaborative online community.

Key Dates

Application & Materials Deadlines:
Fall 2024 Cohort August 11, 2024
Spring 2025 Cohort December 8, 2024

Projected Semester Start Dates*:

Summer 2024 April 15, 2024
Fall 2024 August 26, 2024
Spring 2025 January, 2025

*Schedules for future academic semesters are projected for planning purposes. Dates are subject to change without notice and will be confirmed upon acceptance.



*The University of Montana, an institution accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), ACOTE does not accredit post professional OTD programs.


*$425 per credit. Payment option is available.


    • 100% online and asynchronous solution creates flexibility allowing you to study on your schedule and view your courses on almost any internet connected device
    • Budget-friendly tuition
    • Communicate directly with our expert faculty
    • Contemporary content from nationally-recognized subject matter experts
    • Advanced critical thinking and professional knowledge you can apply immediately in your Occupational Therapy role
    • You will be empowered to move your career forward
    • Prepared to become a leader in occupational therapy
    • Graduate with a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Montana, an institution accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)



If you are a US licensed Occupational Therapist:

  • BOT or BSOT
  • Official transcripts must come directly from your degree granting institution or National Student Clearinghouse.
  • Copy of US Occupational Therapy license

If you are a Foreign Licensed Occupational Therapist:

  • BOT or BSOT
  • Official transcript(s) directly from the university, college, or recognized credentialing body
  • Copy of Occupational Therapy license
  • Academic equivalency documentation that states your degree is equivalent to US Bachelors or US Masters in OT from Institute of Foreign Credential Services  (select General Analysis)
  • English proficiency results:
    • Taken in the last 2 years
    • Qualifying scores:
      • Duolingo English Test: 120 or better
      • Pearson Academic English Test: 64 or above
      • TOEFL: 92 or better (internet-based test)
      • IELTS: 6.5 or better
      • iTEP: 4.2 or better

How to Apply

Apply by July 31, 2024 for only $40 (a savings of $45 from the regular fee)!


Applying is easy!  Email OTD@rehabessentials.com with any questions.

  1. Ensure you have an electronic copy of your occupational therapy license and your English proficiency results (if required) to upload during during the application process.
  2. Complete the online application and have official transcripts or academic credentialing (where available) sent electronically or to the address below:

Rehab Essentials, Inc
ATTN: Admissions Coordinator
1889 Tamarack Lane
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
Email: OTD@rehabessentials.com


All required materials must be received via email or postmarked no later than application deadline noted above in Key Dates.  Spots are limited and assigned on a first come, first serve basis.

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