Inside Look

EKU Named Top 10 Among Best Online Colleges for a Doctoral in Occupational Therapy

Eastern Kentucky University is among the Top 10 best colleges offering an online doctorate in occupational therapy. The EKU Online OTD program took the number 6 spot in “2018 Best Online Colleges for a Doctoral in Occupational Therapy.”

EKU Among Top Online Colleges for Occupational Therapy Degrees

The SR Education Group released its list of “Top Online Colleges” for 2017 and ranked the EKU Online OTD program #3 in the “Best Value Occupational Therapy” category.

EKU Announces Fully Online Bachelor’s to OTD Degree for Occupational Therapists

A doctorate in occupational therapy will be possible for more licensed OTs when Eastern Kentucky University launches a 100 percent online bachelor’s-to-OTD degree path in Fall 2016. Occupational therapists will be able to complete the program in about 3 years, earning their master’s degree along the way.

Can I Achieve My Professional Goals with an Online OTD Program?

Two questions we hear frequently are:

Can I work on my professional goals while I am in the EKU OTD program?

Is the coursework really personalized for me?

The short answer is, "yes!

Living the OT Way

Dr. Leslie Hardman identifies as an OT and sees teaching as an extension of that role.

“I worked with clients for 30 years before getting my OTD,” explained Hardman, who is currently an assistant professor at EKU.

EKU Among Best Online Doctorates in Occupational Therapy

The EKU Online Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) placed second nationwide in the 2016 “Students Before Profits” award rankings by Nonprofit Colleges Online.

According to the organization’s news release, the rankings recognize universities that prioritize providing students with quality educational opportunities over their bottom lines.