Entry-Level Occupational Therapy Doctorate

Student occupational therapist working with a patient at Camp Hand to Hands

About the Program

The entry-level Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) degree prepares students for lifelong and rewarding careers. Graduates are prepared to play their part in improving the quality of life for people who experience difficulties and challenges to everyday living.

Upcoming Information Sessions

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About the Profession

Occupational therapists (OT) are motivated and creative problem solvers who like working with people and translating scientific knowledge into everyday practicalities. They are collaborators who bring about desired change and attainment of meaningful goals.

CARES Therapy Clinic

Occupational therapy student helping a patient while a supervisor looks on.

The student-run CARES Therapy Clinic provides a unique opportunity for students to gain hands-on, service-learning experience while providing pro-bono occupational therapy services to patients the Charleston area.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

Find information about the tuition, financial aid, and the cost of attendance for the Occupational Therapy Doctorate program.

Cost of Attendance

Prospective students may find the estimated cost of attendance for the program on the MUSC Financial Aid Services website.