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St. Catherine's Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

St. Kate's Online Occupational Therapy Assistant Program In Texas

If you want a rewarding career in occupational therapy, our online occupational therapy assistant program in Texas makes it possible to become an occupational therapy assistant in as few as 16 months. The program also allows you to enter the profession sooner by requiring only four prerequisites for enrollment and offering three start dates per year in January, May, and September at our convenient multiple sites around the state.

Our ACOTE-accredited associate degree program in occupational therapy comprises 80% online and 20% onsite curriculum, reflecting decades of experience teaching students about OTA. We set the academic standards for the profession by launching the nation’s first OTA program in 1964.

While based in Texas, you don’t have to live there to enroll. You must be able to travel to Texas to complete 12 skills labs, which take place at designated rehab facilities inaccessible metropolitan areas such as Dallas, Houston, or San Antonio.

Learn more about St. Catherine University’s Online OTA program in Texas.

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Online Courses and On-Site Labs in Texas

Our occupational therapy assistant program in Texas blends the convenience and flexibility of online learning with the hands-on experience you need.

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Online Coursework

Students complete and submit assignments, communicate with instructors and fellow students, and take quizzes online.


Students gain real-life practice as they learn about diverse practice settings and work with various patient populations.

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Skills Labs

Master critical OT skills under expert guidance and receive personalized instruction with our 12-to-1 faculty ratio.

A career as an occupational therapy assistant is ranked No. 1 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Health Care Support Jobs list.