Robbins College of Health & Human Sciences

Doctor of Occupational Therapy

The Baylor University Department of Occupational Therapy offers two doctoral (OTD) programs using innovative, learner-focused, elevated instructional technology—the Entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program and the Post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program.


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May 22, 2023
Post-Professional OTD Graduate Launches New Post-ICU Clinic

Lauren Reightler, OTD, is a 2021 graduate of Baylor University's Post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy program and serves as an Occupational Therapist at Lehigh Valley Health Network. Lauren was recently honored with The Bill and Nancy Mason Award for Excellence in the Delivery of Rehabilitation Services in recognition of her efforts to launch an interdisciplinary post-intensive care unit (ICU) clinic to better support patients transitioning from the ICU back home.

May 2, 2023
Exploring the World of Occupational Therapy

Learn more about the profession of occupational therapy, what occupational therapists do, who they work with, and why this might just be the career for you.

Apr. 12, 2023
Baylor OTD Congratulates Dr. Kirsten Davin on Her Campaign for AOTA’s Academic Leadership Council - Academic Fieldwork Coordinator Chairperson

Baylor University's Department Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) is proud to announce the candidacy of Kirsten Davin, OTD, OTR/L, ATP, SMS, for AOTA‘s Academic Leadership Council - Academic Fieldwork Coordinator Chairperson. Dr. Davin is a Clinical Assistant Professor within Baylor University's OTD program and is highly experienced in the academic and clinical realms of occupational therapy. 

Apr. 4, 2023
Bridget Scheidler Publishes on ALS Home Modification

Bridget Scheidler, Clinical Assistant Professor , recently published an article in the Rehab Management, titled, “ALS Home Modification: The Time is Now. ”