Student Resources

Online doesn’t mean alone. St. Catherine University has various academic student resources available for online OTA students that provide learning assistance through video interactive software. These resources are designed to help all students succeed while enrolled in the Online Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

These services are part of a comprehensive commitment to students to provide the support needed to successfully graduate and become a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.

Multilingual Services

St. Catherine University provides extended test-taking time for online OTA students whose native language is not English. Students interested in participating in this resource will meet with the ESL specialist online to assess their language proficiency.

Disability Resources

Regardless of learning disability or medical condition, each online OTA student should be able to fully participate in the program’s curriculum.

St. Catherine University offers the following learning assistance to students who may need:

  • Alternative test accommodations
  • Peer note-taking support
  • Sign language interpreters
  • Adaptive technology
  • Clinical accommodation planning

If you would like to speak with someone regarding your specific need, you can contact an admissions advisor at (866) 490-7139.

Writing Assistance

Writing assistance is available to all students enrolled in the online OTA program. Students can schedule one-on-one appointments with a peer-writing assistant, and through interactive sessions, students can identify weaknesses and improve their writing’s quality.

Tutorial Assistance

Online OTA students have access to peers through interactive software. These virtual tutoring sessions are available on a variety of courses and can help students improve their understanding of the coursework.

Study Skills, Time Management, and Test-Taking Assistance

If you are concerned about success in the classroom, St. Catherine provides students with access to staff and faculty to develop the skills such as note taking, time management, and test preparation, which are critical for success as a student enrolled in the Online OTA program.

Contact an admissions advisor today to learn more about available student resources or about the Online OTA program.

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