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Occupational Therapy Doctoral Programs

We offer two distinct doctoral programs. One is geared for entering careers in research and academia, while the other focuses on preparing you for licensure and practice as an occupational therapist.

Our O.R.S. Ph.D. program prepares you to pursue academic careers in research and higher education.

Our O.T.D. program prepares you to become an entry-level generalist practitioner. You will be able to work effectively with a variety of populations across the age spectrum from infancy through old age.

  • Level I Fieldwork Locally Integrated with Occupational Therapy Coursework
  • Small Classes 5 to 25 students in lectures and labs
  • 200 Statewide and National Level I and II Fieldwork Placements

Occupational Therapy Master's Programs

Please note: Students who are entering this program in August 2021 will form the last M.O.T./M.S. class.  Learn more about our upcoming O.T.D.

Our Occupational Therapy programs have been recognized by our university colleagues as a Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence since 2003 and we are designated a “Program of Excellence” by the state of Colorado. Our faculty have national and international reputations. A number of occupational therapy texts used throughout the nation have been written by CSU faculty.

  • Supportive Professional Learning Environment
  • Scholarships and Teaching and Research Assistantships available to a large number of students
  • Asset 68 300 Days of Sunshine Our Campus is Nestled in the Rocky Mountains

Our Curriculum

We developed our occupational therapy program curriculum based on a holistic approach. We blend our teaching philosophy with our passion for education, research, and outreach to develop an engaging curriculum. We are proud to boast a 100% passing rate on the national exam, and is one example of our commitment to our student’s success.