Overview & Accreditation
Find your calling as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)
Make a difference in everyday lives. In the Occupational Therapy Assistant program, you will learn the foundational skills to help people with physical or mental limitations live fuller, more meaningful, and more independent lives. Work hands-on in real-world environments with the industry's latest technology and equipment as you discover an exciting, rewarding career.
The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) through 2028/2029 in Orange County and Los Angeles. AOTA is located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200 North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number, c/o AOTA is (301) 652-6611 and its web address is www.acoteonline.org.
Applicants must be aware that felony convictions and other character issues could disqualify them from taking the NBCOT exam, as well as individual state licenses. For more information regarding this and other certification questions, or to obtain an Early Determination Review prior to starting your program, please contact the NBCOT at:
Credentialing Services at NBCOT
12 S. Summit Avenue, Suite 100,
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877. Phone: (301) 990-7979.