Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS DegreeASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE
Two year program
Full program offered at
Licensure - National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners (ECPTOTE)
This 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 (2682) ACOTEonline.org.
Graduates will be eligible for the national certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this examination, the graduate will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).
Most states, including Texas, require licensure to practice. 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 a state licensure.
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