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Post Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy

MS to OTD

 

Designed with You in Mind

Maintain balance between life, work, and school and earn your online post professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (ppOTD) degree from the University of Montana powered by Rehab Essentials. The innovative, world-class curriculum is taught by the best and brightest faculty. The contemporary 100% online format engages you from virtually anywhere, when you are ready, on your schedule and at your pace. And all with a budget friendly tuition.  Plus, the University of Montana is institutionally accredited by the by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

You have 24/7 online access to your courses and assignments when you are ready from virtually anywhere. Courses can be viewed and reviewed anytime within the semester. Deadlines and key dates for assignments, quizzes and exams are easily found in the course dashboard to keep you on track.

 

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 5 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 MOT or MSOT 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 Deadline for Spring Semester: Postmarked by December 18, 2022
Projected Semester Start Dates*:
   Fall 2022 August 29, 2022
   Spring 2023 January 2, 2023
   Summer 2023 April/May 2023

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

Curriculum

  • MS to OTD30 CREDIT, 5 SEMESTER PROGRAM*

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

Tuition

  • MS to OTD$12,750*
  • Application Fee (non refundable)$85
  • Proctoring Fee (non refundable)$35 per semester
  • Graduation Fee (non refundable)$45

*$425 per credit. Payment option is available. For semester by semester tuition, learn more here.

Benefits

  • Online courses viewed across any platform and on your time.
  • Access to nationally-recognized subject matter experts
  • Professionalism course includes a weekend seminar which can be taken virtually or on campus
  • Well-defined curriculum delivers critical content for career advancement
  • E-learning solution creates a flexibility to accommodate busy professional and personal lives
  • Graduate with a degree from the University of Montana, an institution accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Requirements

 

If you attained your OT degree from a ACOTE accredited institute:

  • MOT or MSOT
  • Official transcript(s) from your highest level occupational degree. Official transcripts must come directly from your degree granting institution
  • Copy of Occupational Therapy license

If you attained your OT degree from a non-ACOTE(or foreign) institute:

  • MOT or MSOT
  • Official transcript(s) from your highest level occupational degree.  Official transcripts must come directly from your degree granting institution or National Student Clearinghouse.
  • Copy of US Occupational Therapy license
  • Academic equivalency documentation demonstrating US Masters in OT equivalency from World Education Services (WES) or another member institution of National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE)
  • English proficiency results taken in the last 2 years: Non-US licensed applicants whose native language is not English must submit at least the qualifying scores below to be admitted into the ppOTD curriculum. If your scores are below those below, applicants are encouraged to complete English as a Second Language course(s) and retake TOEFL, IELTS MELAB, or Duolingo scores before they apply to the program.
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 580 or better (paper-based test), 237 or better (computer-based test) or 92 or better (internet-based test)
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 6.5 or better
    • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery: 82 or better
    • Duolingo English Test: 120 or better

How to Apply

Applying is easy!  Complete the online application and send your required materials electronically or to the address below.  Email OTD@rehabessentials.com with any questions.

 

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

 

All required materials must be 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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