Online Occupational Therapy | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Elevate your professional degree to a doctoral level in an environment that fits your schedule as you learn the latest trends in Occupational Therapy, enhance your skills and broaden your career opportunities.

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Improve your future with a Post-Professional Occupational Therapy degree.

The TTUHSC School of Health Professions Post-Professional Occupational Therapy (OTD) is online and provides licensed occupational therapists with advanced knowledge and practice skills needed to elevate their professional competencies, advance their careers and position them for leadership roles. The format is designed for practicing occupational therapists to immediately apply what they learn in the program.


The program’s curriculum consists of two major opportunities for personal and professional growth. First a management-based approach incorporating practical knowledge and skills applicable to real-world health care administration. Second, an opportunity to obtain a degree that allows one to teach whether at the university level or to OT colleagues.

33 Credit Hours for Licensed OTs with Bachelor’s Degree   
27 Credit Hours for License OTs with Master's Degree
Elective course offerings include:
  • Management and Leadership in Healthcare
  • Health Insurance and Reimbursement
  • Curriculum Design and Teaching
  • Educational Evaluation
  • Health and Wellness Promotion
What To Expect
  • Flexible Schedule while Maintaining Employment
  • Quality Online Courses*
  • Practical Skills to Incorporate into Current Career as Occupational Therapist
  • Accessible Professors and Faculty

*Two electives require students to come to Lubbock campus for a weekend session.

Elective Options


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Aug. 1
Application Open
Dec. 1
Application Deadline
Term Program Start

Required Education: Bachelor's or Master's in Occupational Therapy

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Phone: (806) 743-3220
Office Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F
Address: 3601 4th Street, MS 6294, Lubbock, TX 79430

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