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Combined degree: Occupational Therapy M.S. and Dr.O.T.

The combined master of science and doctor of occupational therapy program at Grand Valley State University offer students the opportunity to earn two degrees, meeting their unique personal, academic, and career goals. Pursuing a combined degree can reduce the cost and total time required to complete both.

Program Overview

The combined degree program allows students to complete the master's and doctorate OT programs with nine credits counting towards both degrees. It is an ideal pathway for students seeking advanced practice skills in OT preparing them for advocacy, leadership, and teaching opportunities.

This path waives the required 2 years of practice experience and in place of this requirement will consider:

Application Requirements

Initial application materials for traditional students is due by the end of Winter I; application materials for hybrid students are due end of Fall I. See program director/advisor for details.

The following courses will count towards completion of the M.S. and Dr.O.T. degrees:

Why Pursue a Combined Degree in Occupational Therapy at Grand Valley?


Program Details