Reach your OT Career Goals.

Master's+Post Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Maintain balance between life, work, and school and earn a Master's and post professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (ppOTD) degree online from Marymount University.

The Master's+ OTD Program

As part of the Master's+ OTD program at Marymount University, licensed Occupational Therapists with a minimum of a bachelor's degree will have the opportunity to earn an Master's and then segue into the post professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree program. You will be able to choose from one of five pathways to help support your career goals and preparing you to enter the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program.


Master's+ Pathways:

  • Public Health Education & Promotion Master (30 credits +6 ppOTD credits)
  • Emerging Technology Master & Certificates (36 credits)
  • Master of Business Administration (36 credits)
  • Business Master & Certificates (36 credits)
  • 2 Certificates & 2 Business Courses (30 credits)
For some pathways, 6 ppOTD credits may be able to be credited back to your business plan.  To help you learn about the pathways in relation to your career goals, personal advisors can support you through the process.  To learn more about the Master's+OTD pathways, schedule an appointment with an advisor today or review individual pathways here.


Be Empowered. Move Your Career Forward with Your ppOTD.

tOTD student learning online in a home office.

You can earn your post professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree in just 5 semesters for Marymount University powered by Rehab Essentials.  The contemporary 100% online format engages you from virtually anywhere, when you are ready and on your schedule. And all with a budget friendly tuition. Plus, Marymount University is institutionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).

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.   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.

You will be empowered to move your career forward and be better prepared to become a leader in occupational therapy.

Key Dates

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

Projected Semester Start Dates*:

  Summer 2024 April 14, 2024
  Fall 2024 August 25, 2008
  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.


  • BS to Master's+ ppOTD Pathway30 - 36 CREDIT PROGRAM (TBD on the Pathway)

*Marymount University is accredited by SACS-COC, ACOTE does not accredit transitional or post-professional OTD programs.


*$425/credit. Payment option is available. For semester by semester tuition for the ppOTD program, learn more here.


  • 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 degree from Marymount University, an institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC)




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

  • BOT, BSOT, or master’s in related health field
  • Official transcript(s) directly from the university, college, or recognized credentialing body
  • Copy of US Occupational Therapy license

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

How to Apply

Apply for FREE by July 31, 2024! Use the code MUGRAD2024 when you apply and we will waive your application fee.

Applying is easy! Complete the online application and send your required materials to the address below.   Please note, on the “Previous Education” section of your application only include your bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Marymount Graduate Admissions
2807 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207


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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