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Occupational Therapy Assistant

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Coming Soon

    • History of Occupational Therapy and the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program at OCCC

    • OTA Program Alumni links

Curriculum Program including Course Descriptions

Occupational Therapy Assistant
Associate in Applied Science
(Minimum of 72-73 semester credits)

Admission Procedures:

Applications are accepted for fall entry only for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.

Special application procedures must be followed by those planning to pursue a degree in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Application

A class will be selected from eligible applicants who have been ranked according to GPA (see application). Remaining applicants will be placed on an alternate list.

Prospective Occupational Therapy Assistant Student Letter including Graduation, Certification, Licensure, estimated costs, and curriculum pattern.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Exam results: Upon graduation from the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Certification Examination for the Occupational Therapy Assistant.

The following results demonstrate the aggregate data for first-time, new graduate test takers (graduated within 12 months of taking the exam) for the 3 most recent calendar years (January-December of 2008, 2009, and 2010):

  • Number of graduates - 59
  • Total number of first-time test takers - 58
  • Total number passing on first attempt - 47
  • Percentage of first attempt success during 2008-2010 - 81%

Please note: All OTA program faculty (full-time and adjunct) maintain current OT licensure with the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision. Current copies of each faculty license is kept on file in the division office.

Professional Links

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Thomas Kraft, OTA Program Director/Professor
(405) 682-1611, Ext. 7227