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 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929, (301) 652-AOTA, http://www.acoteonline.org. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
The total number of graduates from the Lone Star College-Tomball Occupational Therapy Assistant Program during the 3-year period of 2017-2019 was 46, with an overall graduation rate of 85%.
After successful completion of this examination, the graduate will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).
Texas licensure is based on successful completion of the NBCOT examination. A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT examination or attain state licensure. Any form of charges or conviction results on a criminal background check may be cause for exclusion from admission to the program.