Occupational therapy assistants work with clients ranging from newborn to geriatric a variety of settings including school systems, hospitals, 精神健康诊所. The OTA program consists of three semesters of academic preparation and one semester of full-time fieldwork education.
- Type: A.A.S. degree
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Occupational therapy assistants (OTA) work with people to improve the quality of their lives through the therapeutic use of everyday activities.
As an OTA, you work with a broad range of individuals including:
- Aging adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes
Graduates of the NDSCS 职业治疗助理 program find employment at:
The 北达科他 State College of Science’s 职业治疗助理 Program has been fully accredited by the 认证 Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association since 1972.
The 职业治疗助理 Program is accredited by the 认证 Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 位于行政大道6116号, Suite 200, 北贝塞斯达, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number, C/O AOTA, is (301) 652-AOTA and its web address is www.acoteonline.org.
Graduates will be eligible to sit for the National 认证考试ination for the 职业治疗助理 administered by the National Board of Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). 提出申请时, the candidate will be required to disclose any previous felony conviction, which may affect the graduate’s eligibility to sit for the exam. 欲了解更多信息，请访问 www.nbcot.org.
Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at http://www.nbcot.org/EN/EDUCATORS/HOME#SCHOOLPERFORMANCE.
Click here for the Estimated Educational Cost for 职业治疗助理 program at NDSCS. For other tuition and fee information specific to NDSCS go to NDSCS.edu/Costs.