Degree Information

Period of Study

Students being accepted to the Huntington University OTD program must have a minimum of three FTE academic years in undergraduate work. The addition of the three FTE years in the Huntington University OTD program is required to meet the minimum of six FTE academic years for ACOTE compliance.

Progression in the OTD Program

Coursework is developmental in nature and requires coursework to be sequential as listed in the OTD Completion Plan. Completion of fieldwork and experiential component (capstone) must be completed within 24 months or 2 years from didactic coursework. Timeline from matriculation to graduation should not exceed six years.


Students compliant with grade requirements and OTD program policies and procedures as documented in the student manual will advance toward graduation through satisfaction of each semester requirements.

Graduation Requirements

The OTD requires the completion of 106 credit hours in a sequenced three-year sequence. For the first two years, the course loads range between 40-47 hours. The final year involves 24 hours total for fieldwork and capstone requirements and a three-hour online course.