Transitional Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Designed with You in Mind

Maintain balance between life, work, and school and earn your accredited online transitional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (tOTD) degree from Marymount University powered by Rehab Essentials. The innovative, world-class curriculum is taught by the best and brightest faculty. The contemporary online format engages you from virtually anywhere, when you are ready, on your schedule and at your pace. And all with a budget friendly tuition.

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.  All but one course is online. There is only one on-site seminar held in Arlington, Virginia.  This on-site seminar is one weekend long and allows for face-to-face connection with faculty members and enhances your opportunities for personal networking with classmates.



A World-Class Program with Dr. Ken Harwood,
Dean of Malek School of Health Professions.

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 transitional 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 tOTD program provides a critical career advancement pathway for therapists who already have a MOT or MSOT degree.


Applications are being accepted for the Spring 2021 cohort, apply today!

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 Deadline for Spring 2021 semester: Postmarked by December 13, 2020
Semester Start Dates:
    Spring 2021 January 3, 2021
    Summer 2021 April 18, 2021
    Fall 2021 August 23, 2021



*The tOTD program is accredited by SACS-COC, ACOTE does not accredit transitional or post-professional OTD programs.


  • MS to DOT$14,250*
  • Application Fee$50
  • Proctoring Fee$50 per semester

*$475 per credit. Payment option is available. For semester by semester tuition, learn more here.

Course Sequence

*Professionalism: The Doctoring Profession is a onsite weekend seminar held at Marymount. For semester by semester tuition, learn more here.


  • Online courses viewed across any platform and on your time.
  • Access to nationally-recognized subject matter experts
  • Only one weekend on campus is required
  • Well-defined curriculum delivers critical content for career advancement
  • E-learning solution creates a flexibility to accommodate busy professional and personal lives
  • Graduate with a degree from an accredited institution



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

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

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

  • MOT, MSOT, or master’s in related health field
  • Official transcript(s) for all degrees
  • Copy of US Occupational Therapy license
  • Academic equivalency documentation from member institutions of National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE)

How to Apply

Applying is easy! Complete the online application and send your required materials to:

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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