Doctoral Residency

The Doctoral Residency happens after students have completed their coursework, comprehensive examination, and fieldwork. The residency is a 16-week, faculty-guided, mentored experience where students can focus on an area of Occupational Therapy that is of interest to them. It is designed for the student to gain advanced skills in one of the following areas:

  • Administration
  • Clinical practice skills
  • Research skills
  • Program and policy development
  • Education
  • Theory development
  • Advocacy

(, 2017)