Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of Occupational Therapy

Curriculum

YEAR 1

FALL SEMESTER Credits
OT 302 Applied Anatomy & Kinesiology (Lecture/Laboratory) 4
OT 311 Health & Health Conditions 4
OT 321 Foundations of Occupation-Centered Practice I 2
OT 336 Occupation through the Life Span (Lecture/Laboratory) 5
OT 340 Domains of Occupational Therapy Practice – Fieldwork Level I 2
OT 700 Developing Your OTD Practice Toolkit 1
Total: 18
SPRING SEMESTER Credits
OT 322 Foundations of Occupation-Centered Practice II 2
OT 357 Evaluation Process (Lecture/Laboratory) 4
OT 577 Historical Perspectives on Theory-Based Practice 3
OT 560 Interventions:  Environmental Competence 3
OT 561 Environmental Competence Lab 1
OT 562 Environmental Competence In Action 1
OT 701 Exploration of Doctoral Level Occupational Therapy Practice: The Faculty-Mentored Experience 1
OT 780 Neuroscience Foundations of Occupational Therapy 4
Total: 19
SUMMER SEMESTER Credits
OT 341 Occupational Analysis & Evaluation – Fieldwork Level I 2
OT 467 Health Services Administration & Professional Development 2
OT 603 Research Mentorship and Methods 4
OT 702 OTD Leadership: National and Global Perspectives 1
Total: 9

YEAR 2

FALL SEMESTER Credits
OT 440 Interventions:  Enhancing Human Performance- Fieldwork Level I 2
OT 441 Interventions: Enhancing Social Participation-Fieldwork Level I 2
OT 552 Interventions: Enhancing Human Performance (lecture/laboratory) 5
OT 558 Interventions: Enhancing Social Participation (lecture/laboratory) 3
OT 703 Professional Practice & Inquiry in Occupational Therapy 6
Total: 18
SPRING SEMESTER Credits
OT 480 Fieldwork Level II A (January through March) 6
OT 482 Fieldwork Level II B (April through June) 6
OT 704A Evidence-Based Practice and the Data Driven Decision Making Process I (online January-March) 3
OT 704B Evidence-Based Practice and the Data Driven Decision Making Process II (online April-June) 3
Total: 18
SUMMER SEMESTER Credits
OT 705 Advanced Evidence-Based Practice for the OTD Student 3
OT 706 Visionary Practice: Creating & Measuring Outcomes of Therapeutic Programs 3
OT 707 The Doctoral Residency Plan: Preparing for the OTD Residency 3
Total: 9

YEAR 3

FALL SEMESTER Credits
OT 708 A Doctoral Residency - A (September-December) 6
OT 709 A Collaborating for Success: The Mentored OTD Process - A (September-December) 2
OT 710 A Reflection and Plans for the Future: Outcomes of the Doctoral Residency - A (September-December) 1
Total: 9
SPRING SEMESTER Credits
708 B Doctoral Residency - B (January-May) 6
709 B Collaborating for Success: The Mentored OTD Process - B (January-May) 2
OT 710 B Reflection and Plans for the Future: Outcomes of the Doctoral Residency (January-May) 2
OT 711 The OTD Portfolio: Planning & Presentation (January-May) 6
Total: 16
Total Credits: 116