College of Health Sciences

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Graduation Requirements

Occupational Therapy Program

To qualify for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree (OTD), students must:

  1. Satisfactorily complete all courses with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher;
  2. Satisfactorily complete the required minimum number of 160 credit hours in the curriculum;
  3. Receive a favorable recommendation for Doctorate degree conferral from the Program faculty to the Program Student Academic Review Committee and from this committee to the CHS Student Promotion and Graduation Committee;
  4. Receive a favorable recommendation for Doctorate degree conferral from the University Faculty Senate;
  5. Settle all financial accounts with the University; and
  6. Complete all graduation clearance requirements as instructed by the Office of the Registrar.