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PhD, Occupational Therapy

Do I have to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)?

The GRE is required. Read more about testing requirements here.

How long is the program?

Occupational therapists holding a master's degree take a total of 52 credits (including course work) and complete a dissertation. NYU Steinhardt graduates with a post-professional master's in OT must complete a minimum of 42 credits and write a dissertation. Full-time or part-time study is available.

Is the degree funded?

All full-time PhD students are eligible for a multi-year funding package that supports tuition and living expenses. Learn more about funding for full-time PhD students.

Who can I contact with additional questions?

Please email occupational.therapy@nyu.edu.