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Learn more about the OTD program at Southern California University – Phoenix Metro

Next webinar: Aug. 7, 2024 @ 12 PM CT

We invite you to take the next step toward becoming an Occupational Therapist at SCU – Phoenix Metro.

Our monthly virtual webinar gives you a chance to ask questions and hear the intimate details of our SCU – Phoenix Metro Doctor of Occupational Therapy  and the application process. Learn how you can sharpen your app submission and connect with your future peers, all from the comfort of your home.

SCU Phoenix Metro is the only accelerated program in the state of Arizona. This program represents a unique opportunity for students in Phoenix and across the country to embark on an online- hybrid accelerated journey towards becoming skilled occupational therapy practitioners acquiring the skills they need to practice in just two years. Earning an OTD at our Phoenix Metro Campus provides a well-rounded and enriching experience, offering you a range of practice opportunities, a diverse cultural environment, and the start to a rewarding career.



Click a date below to register for an upcoming session!

August 7, 2024 – 12PM CT                 

Sept 4, 2024 – 6:30PM CT

October 2, 2024 – 12PM CT

November 6, 2024 – 6:30PM CT

The establishment of an online-hybrid OTD program is a strategic move to play a pivotal role in diversifying the Occupational Therapy field. By offering an accelerated pathway to a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy, SCU aims to attract a broader spectrum of talented individuals, contributing to a more representative and inclusive OT community. As we recruit students, our focus is to connect passionate individuals from diverse backgrounds across the nation seeking a rewarding and meaningful career in occupational therapy. Our admissions requirements and holistic application process contribute to the creation of an inclusive, diverse, engaged, and successful student cohort.

Occupational therapists play a crucial role in helping people overcome challenges and improve their quality of life.  An OTD will give you the ability to work with a diverse client population across a wide range of settings to treat a variety of different medical conditions. This profession often provides a high level of job satisfaction and occupational therapists, especially those with advanced degrees like an OTD, generally earn competitive salaries.  Think of it like this, no matter what you’re passionate about or what your background is, you have the potential to excel in OT at SCU – Phoenix Metro because there are patients out there just like you.


Application Deadline: December 2, 2024

Program Start: January 6, 2025

No GRE, Observation Hours, or Letters of Recommendation required