Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DrOT)

Our DrOT Program is grounded in experiential learning. This means you’ll be able to apply the new skills and knowledge you learn to your individual, everyday practice. Our department faculty are here to empower you every step of the way.

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The Bradley Advantage

If you’re already an occupational therapist, Bradley’s post-professional occupational therapy doctorate (DrOT) Program will prepare you for leadership and scholarship roles in academic communities and/or health care organizations.

Successful Outcomes

When you graduate, you’ll be able to:

  1. Critically appraise evidence-based practice strategies to maximize target population outcomes.
  2. Disseminate information to the occupational therapy body of knowledge through design and implementation of evidence-based practice scholarship.
  3. Implement strategies to address the ethics, policies, and laws that impact the practice of occupational therapy in the dynamic health care environment.

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