Effective Fall 2012
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|
|OT 601||Occupation and Rehabilitation Science I 1||3|
|OT 641||Occupation and Rehabilitation Science II 1||3|
|OT 701||Occupation and Rehabilitation Science III||3|
|OT 792||Seminar 2||6|
|OT 620||Research to Practice I 1,3||3|
|OT 640||Research to Practice II 1,3||3|
|Select one group from the following:||9|
or OT 699
|Advanced Quantitative or Qualitative Research 4||3|
|Academic Career Core|
|OT 710||Teaching Occupation and Rehab Science||3|
|HDFS 592||Grant Writing--Research/Program Development||1-3|
|or NB 771||Writing, Submitting, and Reviewing Grants|
|Directed Electives 5||18-20|
|Program Total Credits:||72|
A minimum of 72 credits are required to complete this program.
Students enrolled in the continuous M.S./Ph.D. program receive credit from their M.S. toward the Ph.D. for these courses.
OT 792 will be taken two or more times for a total of 6 credits.
With approval of graduate committee, select three credits of advanced research from the following departments/academic units: Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology, School of Education, Sociology, or Statistics.
With approval of graduate committee, select enough elective credits to bring program total to a minimum of 72 credits from the following departments/academic units: Occupational Therapy, Anthropology, Biomedical Science, Computer Science, Health and Exercise Science, Human Development and Family Studies, Neurobiology, Psychology, School of Education, School of Social Work, Statistics.