A World-Class Program with Dr. Ken Harwood,
Dean of the College of Health & Education

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 Marymount 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 & 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, 2024
  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.



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


*$425 per credit. Payment option is available. For semester by semester tuition, 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 an ACOTE(or foreign) institute:

  • MOT, MSOT, or master’s in related health field with a BOT or BSOT
  • Official transcript(s) for all degrees
  • Copy of US Occupational Therapy license


If you attained your MPT or MSPT from a non-ACOTE (or foreign) institute:

    • Official transcript(s) directly from the university, college, or recognized credentialing body
    • Copy of US Occupational Therapy license
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    • Academic equivalency documentation that states your degree is equivalent to US Masters in OT from Institute of Foreign Credential Services (select General Analysis)

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.  Email Jonathan.Scheeler@marymount.edu with any questions.

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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