Occupational Therapy Doctorate
Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program

First Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program at a Public Institution in California

The Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program at SJSU is dedicated to preparing culturally diverse occupational therapy (OT) leaders who promote health and participation in life for individuals, organizations, and populations through engagement in occupation. The program is designed to develop OT leaders, advocates, and innovators with a clear focus on community engagement and social justice for underserved populations.

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About Us

The College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) is composed of two schools and seven departments.
CHHS Mission Statement

Mission Statement

CHHS's mission is to advance health and well-being for all, through preparing effective practitioners, developing transformative leaders, as well as generating and translating impactful knowledge. 
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Departments and Schools

Graduates become leaders and establish professional careers as administrators, educators, practitioners, and applied researchers in a variety of discipline-related settings.
Committee to Enhance Equity and Diversity

Commitment to Diversity

College of Health and Human Sciences by promoting a deeper understanding of equity and diversity by recognizing and being responsive to issues on age, class, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, and sexual orientation.
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Diversity Resources

DEI-related workshops, events, trainings and resources
ISSSC Student Research

Research Highlights

The College of Health and Human Sciences engages in research and scholarly work to enhance teaching and learning at San Jose State University.
CHHS Awards

CHHS Awards

Nominate faculty, staff and student excellence in our annual awards event.
Student Scholarships

Student Scholarships

Through CHHS, there are several awards and scholarships available for students.
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CHHS Newsletter

The CHHS newsletter includes information about the college, departments and school as well as features on student achievements.