Students pursuing the OTD degree are required to complete three Capstone courses.
The Doctoral Capstone I course is first in a series of three courses required for completion of the doctoral capstone project. Development of the doctoral capstone plan to include the literature review, needs assessment, identification of individualized learning objectives, plans for supervision, and an evaluation plan.
The second course is Doctoral Capstone II. In this course students develop methods and procedures and submit a proposal for implementation and evaluation of the planned capstone project.
The third and final Capstone course has the students implementing and disseminating the results of an applied and innovative doctoral capstone project in response to an identified need in the profession.