NYU Steinhardt’s Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Earn Your Post-Professional Degree from a World-Class University

NYU Steinhardt’s Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program allows occupational therapists to grow as knowledgeable, compassionate leaders equipped to address ever-changing healthcare needs. The completely online format means you can maintain your current practice as you earn your degree.

Students learn from the same NYU Steinhardt faculty and rigorous curriculum as our on-campus program. As an OT@NYU student, you will build and refine your practice through an individualized curriculum with a wide variety of electives and clinical specialization courses.

Why Earn Your NYU Steinhardt Degree Online?

Our 36-credit program can be completed online in as few as four terms. The OT@NYU curriculum provides advanced training in critical analysis, evidence-based practice, ethics, and theory. As an OT@NYU student, you will:

  • Attend live, online courses that allow for face-to-face interaction with your professors and engaging collaboration with your classmates.
  • Complete assignments from anywhere with an Internet connection, building toward your evidence-based professional portfolio.
  • Enjoy a complimentary Global Access WeWork membership that helps you attend class with fewer interruptions, connect with students during in-person study groups, and participate in networking events.
  • Build on your career progress with LinkedIn Premium Career, offering exclusive insights into job postings, access to hiring managers, interactive interview preparation, and salary information.
  • Connect with a dedicated student advisor who will help you throughout the program.
  • Gain access to NYU’s extensive library, student services, and career resources.

Admission Requirements

Admissions standards for the online Doctor of Occupational Therapy program are the same as on-campus requirements. To apply, you must hold an entry-level degree in occupational therapy as well as a master’s degree.

Fill out this brief form for more information about the OT@NYU program.