Effective Fall 2022
Ph.D. course requirements include a minimum of 72 credits for each of three entry routes:
Entry A: For students enrolled in the continuous Master’s/Ph.D. degree program in occupational therapy at CSU, 18 credits of the CSU M.S. degree in Occupational Therapy will apply toward partial fulfillment of the required 72 credits.
Entry B: For students who submit a previously earned Master’s degree, up to 30 credits may be accepted toward partial fulfillment of the required 72 credits. All potential credits accepted toward partial fulfillment of the requirements below must be approved by the student’s graduate committee, the Department of Occupational Therapy, and the Graduate School.
Entry C: For students who do not submit a Master’s degree in partial fulfillment of the required 72 credits, up to 10 credits earned after the bachelor’s degree maybe accepted for transfer. Only courses taken at a 500-level or higher will be considered. All potential credits accepted toward partial fulfillment of the requirements below must be approved by the student’s graduate committee, the Department of Occupational Therapy, and the Graduate School.
|Occupation and Rehabilitation Science Core (15 credits)|
|OT 692||Occupation and Rehabilitation Sci Seminar I 1||6|
|OT 701||Occupation and Rehabilitation Science III||3|
|OT 792||Occupation and Rehabilitation Sci Seminar II 2||6|
|Research Core (18 credits)|
|OT 735||Occupational Therapy Research Process I||3|
|OT 745||Occupational Therapy Research Process II||3|
|Select one group from the following:||9|
|Advanced Quantitative or Qualitative Research 3||3|
|Academic Career Core (4-6 credits)|
|HDFS 592||Grant Writing--Research/Program Development||1-3|
|or NB 771||Writing, Submitting, and Reviewing Grants|
|OT 710||Teaching Occupation and Rehab Science||3|
|Directed Electives 4||18-20|
|Program Total Credits:||72|
A minimum of 72 credits are required to complete this program.
Students will register for two credits of OT 692 for three semesters during the first half of the PhD program.
Students will register for two credits of OT 792 for three semesters during the second half of the PhD program.
With approval of graduate committee, select three credits of advanced research.
Students must consult with their primary advisor in selecting elective courses.