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Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)

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WHO CAN ATTEND?
Adult Students Only
 
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
  • Put the "fun" in "function" while changing lives from newborns to elders.
  • Work with professional occupational therapists to deliver occupation-based interventions to assist others with autism, developmental disabilities, traumatic injuries, stroke, dementia, chronic illness, or mental health conditions and to promote health and wellness.
  • Utilize rigorous curriculum with relevant fieldwork instruction in a variety of settings.
 
WHERE IT CAN TAKE YOU
Hospitals, In-Patient/Out-Patient Rehab, Long Term Care and Skilled Nursing Facilities, Home Health School Systems, & Community Practice
 
LOCATION
Muskogee Campus
 
Accreditation
The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929.  ACOTE's telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-6611 and the web address is www.acoteonline.org.  
 
Credentialing 
Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification exam for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA). In addition, all states require licensure to practice and may require passing of the NBCOT certification examination. A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT certification exam or attain state licensure.
 
Oklahoma State Licensure Information
 
Additional States' Licensure Information
 

Area Salary

Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at http://www.onetonline.org/.
 
EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE
JUNE 2, 2022
Need Assistance?
Contact Recruiter/Advisor
918-913-3923