Online Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
If you want to pursue a career in the growing field of occupational therapy, you’ve come to the right place. An associates degree in occupational therapy allows you to jumpstart your healthcare career with a COTA degree from an accredited, nonprofit university with a strong history in OTA education.
The length of our program depends on your academic history and the curriculum option you choose—so be sure to ask our admissions team about how to customize the curriculum to fit your needs.
How the OTA Program Works
Our Online OTA program applies a blended learning model, comprised of 80% online and 20% on-site curriculum. Through this blended approach, you can expect a well-rounded education that provides the knowledge, skills, and job readiness to sit for the NBCOT® Examination for OTA certification.
OTA Program Summary
- Online courses let you learn at times and in locations that best suit your needs, but must be completed within a set timeframe
- 12 skills labs let you apply your knowledge in the six core OT practice areas. These occur once every 3-4 weeks in California, Texas, or Virginia
- 720 hours of supervised fieldwork helps you practice your coursework in a real-world setting
- 7-week study plan through our unique NBCOT Prep Coaching Program helps prepare you to sit for the exam and become certified after graduation.
While you can expect to put a lot of time and energy into the program, our small student-to-faculty ratios help ensure you receive personalized attention and support every step of the way.
Contact us to learn more about our Online Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. An associates in occupational therapy may be the way to the career you’ve been looking for.