Occupational Therapy Assistant Career Explained


Occupational therapy is one of the medical field’s best kept secrets. It’s a promising and flexible career that allows you to be creative, hands-on, and innovative. You’re probably wondering, “What exactly does this career entail?” Glad you asked!

When a person becomes injured, diagnosed or disabled . . .

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What to Expect from a Career in OTA


You want to work in healthcare and you are thinking about becoming an Occupational Therapy Assistant, but you’re not sure it’s the right path for you. Well, if you really want to work with people instead of spending your days pushing paper and if you’re a creative . . .

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Categories: Alternative Nursing Jobs, Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare Career Options, OTA Field

Meet the Faces Behind Our Online OTA Program Success


Our university has paved the way in occupational therapy (OT) education, having launched the first Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program in the United States in 1964. Today, we remain an education leader via our 16-month Online Occupational Therapy Assistant program in California and Virginia.

Blending online coursework with hands . . .

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Occupational Therapy is a Career Like Physical Therapy


Do you have a desire to help others live life to the fullest, but you also need a job that can fit your lifestyle? If you’re looking for a career like physical therapy, you might consider a career in occupational therapy as an occupational therapy assistant.

Often confused with . . .

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OT Month Shout-out: 6 Ways Occupational Therapy Changes Lives


OT Month

While occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants make a difference 365 days a year, the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. uses April, which they designated OT Month in 1980, to celebrate the vitally important roles these professionals play in society.

Offering specialized therapeutic support to people of all ages, OT . . .

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Flexible Medical Careers: How OTA Compares to ADN


Finding the perfect flexible medical career can be tough. How do you know which career path will be right for you? If you’re looking to break into the health care field, you may not know which associate degree program will best fit into your busy life. Should you pursue . . .

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Categories: Accelerated Associates Degree, Healthcare Career Options

Benefits of Being an Occupational Therapist: Feeling Joy in My Career


Sometimes, the dream career isn’t what you expected it to be. It could be because you aren’t happy in a setting, or you are having difficulty with the work environment. But that doesn’t mean you made the wrong career choice completely.

Nikki, our OT guest blogger, shares . . .

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Occupational Therapy Assistant is #1 Health Care Support Career



According to US News & World Report’s 2016 Best Health Care Support Jobs list, occupational therapy assistant is the number one career choice for those looking to start their health care career.
Why is OTA the #1 Job?
The US News & World Report takes into account a few . . .

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Categories: Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare Career Options

Break Into Health Care as an Occupational Therapy Assistant


Break into health care with St. Catherine's online OTA program

Have you always felt that health care is the field you need to be in, but you’re unsure how to get there? Are you a creative person who likes helping people, but can’t stand the sight of blood?

Break into health care field as an occupational therapy assistant . . .

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Categories: Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare Career Options, OTA Field, OTA Inspiration, OTA Online Program, St. Catherine University Reviews

Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas: OT Gets Creative


Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas: OT Gets Creative

Many think occupational therapy only treats the wounded or elderly, when in fact occupational therapy treats people of all ages and from all walks of life. These three creative occupational therapy activity ideas should give you a sense of how vast the opportunities are with this health care career.

Occupational . . .

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Categories: OTA Field, OTA Inspiration

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