Coronavirus information

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.


Occupational Therapy Program

Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Creighton University / UAA Occupational Therapy Program

Creighton University logoThe Creighton University (CU)-UAA Occupational Therapy initiative admits up to 12 students each fall term to the professional entry-level occupational therapy program. This program includes asynchronous and synchronous teaching and learning in a unique hybrid model. Students have classes in both a traditional and distance format with labs being held on the campus of UAA.

This program is three and a half years in length, with students taking full-time course loads each term and clinical internships during the second and third summers. After successful completion of the program, students will receive an OTD (Occupational Therapy Doctorate) from Creighton University and be eligible to sit for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) examination.

The Occupational Therapy office is located in the Professional Studies Building (PSB), room 146.  

Students should visit the Creighton University website to learn more about prerequisites and program information. See the links below.