Prospective Students OTD

ACOTE Approval

The University of Minnesota Program in Occupational Therapy has been approved by ACOTE to admit students into the Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program. We are no longer accepting applications into the Master of Occupational Therapy Program.   

Occupational Therapy Doctorate

therapist with clientIt is important for prospective students to understand the application process. Here you’ll find information about prerequisites, application process, a brief profile of the recently admitted students and a link to the application. Person’s holding an OT degree from the University of Minnesota who have been initially certified by the NBCOT are eligible to apply for the OTD by experience. See the Credit by Experience page for details. 

Please note that email is the official form of communication at the University of Minnesota. It is important to check the email account that you enter in the OTCAS application for updates about your application status at the University of Minnesota.

For more information about the curriculum, visit the current students section of our web site. 

OTD Information Sessions

otd logoAll prospective students are encouraged to attend an Information Session to learn about Occupational Therapy at the University of Minnesota. If you have remaining questions after attending the Information Session, send your inquiries to Due to the volume of applications and inquiries, there is limited available time to schedule individual appointments.

NOTE: Dates will be announced soon and all information sessions for the foreseeable future will be held virtually.