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Application/ Cost Information

*** EXTENDED, the application deadline has now been extended to Friday, September 4, 2020 by 4:30pm***

Application

Use the LSC-Kingwood OTA Application link to apply to the LSC-Kingwood Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. Please print and sign your application and score sheet, then scan and email with all other required documents to: KC-OccupationalTherapy@lonestar.edu by 4:30pm on the last business day in August. 

DEADLINE: Please note that the application for the LSC-Kingwood Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is always the first business day in June to the last business day in August.  

Ranking Process

Applicants to the program will be ranked according to their level of achievement of the program admission criteria and will be accepted into the program on a competitive basis.

Initial student ranking is based on the following criteria: Updated 06102020 Occupational Therapy Assistant Application Scoring Chart 2020.pdf

The top-ranking applicants, based on this initial information, will be invited for an interview. Interviewees will be notified by telephone or in writing of the time, date and location of the interview. In addition, interviewees will be required to complete a writing sample as well as a healthcare admissions exam at the time of interview. Upon completion of the interview, admissions examination, and writing samples, applicants will be re-ranked with the top applicants chosen to join the program.

Students are conditionally accepted into the program pending a clear criminal background check in order to complete the fieldwork rotations (clinical). Students are responsible for paying all fees and working with the background check company to clear up any reporting discrepancies. Students may also be asked to complete a drug screening at their own expense based on clinical site requirements.

Additional Requirement

All successful applicants admitted to the OTA program will be required to attend a mandatory new student orientation meeting.  Additional program requirements, including immunizations, physical exam and other program forms, will be reviewed at that time.

Persons interested in applying to the program are recommended to begin as soon as possible the Hepatitis B series of immunizations as it takes several months to complete. Hepatitis B is required by state law in the State of Texas for all students involved in healthcare programs.

Student liability insurance is required prior to enrolling in Level I Fieldwork.

Students must submit a certificate of completion of CPR (must be American Heart Association, BLS for healthcare professionals) prior to Level II Fieldwork. 

Program Cost

LSC tuition & fees can be found at http://www.lonestar.edu/tuition.htm.  

PROGRAM COST:  Kingwood’s OTA Program begins in January of the first year and ends in August of the second year. The approximate figures below are for IN-DISTRICT fees based on the 2020/2021 Lone Star Catalog.In-District applies to US citizens and permanent residents who are residents of Aldine, Conroe, CypressFairbanks, Humble, Klein, Magnolia, New Caney, Splendora, Spring, Tomball, and Willis Independent School Districts. Please refer to the 2020/2021Catalog for Out -Of District cost.

Category

Spring 2021

Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Summer 2022

Total Cost 2021/2022

Tuition

$1200

$552

$1380

$830

$645

$4607

Fees/Supplies

$300

$200

$300

$300

$150

$1250

Books

$650

$300

$600

$500

$100

$2150

TOTAL

$2150

$1052

$2280

$1630

$895

$8007

Students are responsible for transportation, parking and other associated costs to fieldwork locations and field trips. These costs are not included in the above figures. 

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