OTD students

OTD Admissions Pathways

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2024

We are thrilled to announce the launch of a new online OTD Distance Pathway. Click through our web pages for more information. We are currently accepting applications and expect to be able to share admissions decisions by early April 2024.

Early Admission: December 1, 2023

Regular deadline: Rolling, we accept applications on a space-available basis

There are two ways to apply: WNE application or OTCAS.

Students will complete their Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree in less than 3 years in our 8-semester program. Students will attend 8 consecutive semesters during fall, spring, and summer. All students completing their Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree at WNE will experience the roles of a reflective practitioner, a transformative leader, and an innovative designer by designing and implementing a Doctoral Experiential (DEx) project.

Pathways

High School Applicants

Two degrees of preparation—in just six years, not seven. That’s the advantage of earning a joint BS or BA and OTD degree at Western New England. Save time and tuition, and be positioned to earn the salary afforded those among the highest degree in the field.

Apply While in High School

OTD Program (on-campus)

Students will complete their Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree in less than 3 years in our 8-semester program. Students will attend 8 consecutive semesters during fall, spring, and summer. All students completing their Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree at WNE will experience the roles of a reflective practitioner, a transformative leader, and an innovative designer by designing and implementing a Doctoral Experiential (DEx) project.

Admissions Requirements

Online OTD Distance Program

Occupational therapy delivery models are changing, and the Western New England University Doctor of Occupational Therapy program prepares you to be a part of that future through the hybrid Distance Learning Cohort (DLC). As the practice of occupational therapy transitions, WNE is meeting the moment through a comprehensive and adaptable online curriculum.

OTD Distance

Current WNE Students

Current WNE students have two pathways to enter the OTD program: either by enrolling in a 3+3 OTD program or applying to the doctorate program during their senior year.

Admissions Requirements

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