LSC-Tomball Occupational Therapy Department

Occupational therapy assistants help individuals who have become disabled by disease or injury to return to independent living. They work in a variety of areas including hospitals, nursing homes, private clinics, community agencies, and schools. The program at Lone Star College-Tomball begins at the end of August each year and consists of 60 credit hours of coursework. Applications are accepted each spring for fall admission and applicants will be asked to undergo an interview process in order to be considered for the program.



Occupational Therapy Assistant Program to Host Information Sessions

The Lone Star College – Tomball Occupational Therapy Assistant Program will host information sessions from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016

All sessions are in Room 120A at the LSC-Tomball Health Science Building located at 700 Graham Drive in Tomball, across the street from Tomball Regional Medical Center. 

Program Accreditation

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Ste. 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, (301) 652-AOTA,

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) program data results 

Program Highlights 

  • Five Semester Program - 2 fall semesters, 2 spring semesters, and 1 summer semester
  • Hands-On Preparation - New skills and techniques are learned within a highly interactive program  

Job Performance Standards for the Occupational Therapy Assistant


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  • On-the-Job Training
    • Program includes both part-time and full-time fieldwork experiences in healthcare settings 
  • No Friday Classes
    • Instead, study, work, or take care of personal business