Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program

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We are proud of our 2020 Graduates!

2020 Grad

The Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program at The University of Toledo is nationally ranked.

There are 163 schools that offer occupational therapy programs in the U.S.  US News and World Report currently ranks The University of Toledo among the top 25% of occupational therapy programs.

The Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (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 is www.acoteonline.org

This Doctor of Occupational Therapy accredited program leads to licensure as an occupational therapist, and satisfies the academic requirements for those credentials set forth by the State of Ohio. Requirements for licensure eligibility vary from state to state.  For students who wish to practice in a state other than Ohio, please email the program director/advisor, Dr. Alexia Metz or call 419.530.6692 to discuss if you will need to satisfy additional requirements in that state. The following national site contains state board directories. 

Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx.

Faculty and Student Research

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Current Students

The program consists of 3 classes of 20 students who have been accepted into the program. The students are involved in a variety of fundraising and community service events. Learn more

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The program faculty is composed of dedicated professionals who have achieved national reputations in the field of occupational therapy. Learn more

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All students and faculty are involved in individual scholarly research projects with many being published in professional journals or presented at national and state conferences. Learn more

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Continuing Education Courses

Information will be posted soon regarding courses created by students in our program to help further develop a variety of topics in the area of occupational therapy.

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This Occupational Therapy Doctoral Degree Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education allowing graduating students to sit for the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT.com) examination. Learn more

OT Journal club

This page will be coming soon. This section will provide an opportunity for students and practitioners to discuss current research in the field of occupational therapy.

Last Updated: 7/9/20