5 Tips for OTA Students to Study Faster and Smarter


Let’s face it – it’s summer and you really don’t want to study at all. But you know you need to. That’s why we’re here to offer up our five best study hacks. What is a “hack” anyway? Well, we’ve shortened it from “lifehack” which . . .

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Categories: Accelerated Associates Degree, OTA Online Program, OTA Training

I Graduated High School. Now What?


Summer is just around the corner, and so is your graduation. You’ll accept your diploma and reflect on how far you’ve come. Then it will hit you: now what? While it may be freeing to finally be done with high school, it’s important to start thinking about . . .

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Categories: Accelerated Associates Degree, Healthcare Career Options, OTA Online Program, OTA Training

7 Steps to Becoming an Occupational Therapy Assistant


Many people have known from a young age what they want to be when they grow up. Some are meant to be teachers, others want to work as writers, and still others want to work in the medical field.

While it’s fair to say that not many children know . . .

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Categories: OTA Field, OTA Fieldwork, OTA Online Program

Six Apps Every OTA Student Should Have


In this day and age, technology is advancing education to new levels. The internet allows us to offer prestigious programs online, like our online occupational therapy assistant program in California and Virginia that allows one to obtain their OTA certification. Technology doesn’t stop its educational progression there. Now with . . .

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Categories: OTA Field

Best Places to Live as an OTA


You’ve researched career options and decided you’d like to become an occupational therapy assistant (OTA).  While considering schools like St. Catherine University’s 16-month OTA program, maybe you’ve started to think about where you’d like to live after you graduate. So what are the best . . .

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Categories: OTA Field

Occupational Therapy Listed as Top Job of 2014


Choosing a career path is no easy feat. Everybody has their own strengths and weaknesses; some are better at more creative endeavors, while others thrive in mathematics and hard sciences. Even once you narrow down your search to a field you prefer to work in, you still have to look . . .

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Categories: OTA Field, OTA Online Program

5 Things You May Not Know About Being an Occupational Therapy Assistant


You probably already know that occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) work with patients under the direction of occupational therapists (OTs) to help patients achieve more out of life. Patients of all ages work with OTAs – from the elderly needing help with the pains of growing old to the very young needing . . .

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Categories: Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant, OTA Field

4 Pinterest Boards Every OTA Student Should Follow



When you enter a career as an occupational therapy assistant, you’re accepting that your education will never be finished. The medical profession is constantly evolving. Once you enter the field, you will need to continue your education on your own in order to stay afloat and offer your . . .

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Categories: OTA Field, OTA Inspiration

4 Benefits of Online OTA Classes


Education is not a one-size-fits-all institution. While some students excel in traditional classroom settings, others may require more individual attention or a personalized schedule. While traditional colleges have many benefits, many are unable to meet the needs of some students. If you’ve looked into earning your . . .

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Categories: OTA Online Program, OTA Training

Stay Tuned In with St. Kate’s Online OTA on Social Media


We are very excited about the launch of the online occupational therapy assistant program at St. Catherine University in Virginia. There are many exciting aspects to this program and the OTA industry. Stay connected with the St. Catherine University’s hybrid OTA program on social media to get updates about . . .

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Categories: Accelerated Associates Degree, OTA Online Program

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