Advanced Practice Certificates
Teaching in the Digital Age
Interprofessional Geriatric Practice
Advanced practice certificates in occupational therapy offer specialized knowledge in a specific area, to individuals who have earned a BS or MS in occupational therapy.
The curriculum consists of four graduate level courses that total 12 credits (depending on the specific certificate) and can be completed part-time over 12 -16 months (see specific certificate pages for more information). Jefferson currently offers certificates in:
- Emerging as Leaders in Autism Practice and Research
- Teaching in the Digital Age
- Neuroscience: Advanced Concepts for Evidence Based Practice
- Neurocognitive Disorders: Innovative Practice in Dementia Care
- Interprofessional Geriatric Practice
Courses use an online format with on-campus sessions that may be attended virtually. All certificates may be completed entirely online. All certificate credits can be used toward a Doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy at Jefferson.
Program Length & Schedule
- 4 courses; 12 credits (see descriptions of specific certificates for more information)
- Complete the certificate in 12 - 16 months
Bachelor’s degree or higher in occupational therapy.
How do I apply for a advanced practice certificate program?
- Complete the non-matriculated student form (be sure to complete all information)
- E-mail form to Jaclyn.Magee@jefferson.edu. We will initiate the process for registration.
- You will then be registered for the course and notified by the Tuition Office and the Department of Occupational Therapy
- You start class online from anywhere you are!
What certificates does Jefferson offer?
Jefferson currently offers certificates in Emerging as Leaders in Autism Practice and Research, Teaching in the Digital Age and Neuroscience, Neurocognitive Disorders: Innovative Practice in Dementia Care and Interprofessional Geriatric Practice.