Become a certified occupational therapy assistant (OTA) through our accredited Online OTA program.

   

Accessible

Our three program starts a year get you moving on your degree sooner—minimum requirement is a high school diploma.  

   

Blended

Our unique blend of 80% online and 20% onsite curriculum prepares you to take the NBCOT® Exam for OTA certification.

   

Accredited

Our accredited program teaches to the latest OTA standards and practices so you can earn a quality associate’s degree. 

Why Become an OTA?

As a certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA), you’ll be part of a growing, diverse profession that:

  • U.S News & World Report ranked the #1 best healthcare support job in 2017.
  • The Bureau of Labor Statistic also expects employment for this profession to grow by 29% by 2024.

 

“I decided to apply to the Online OTA program because it’s a faster route. In 16 months I could work as an OTA.”

Michelle, Online OTA graduate

 

“I have an amazing lab instructor who’s been my biggest advocate through this entire program and we have a great relationship.”

Alex, Online OTA student

 

“Occupational therapy is there to guide clients, and OTAs help them find ways to help them do the things that are meaningful to their everyday lives independently.”

Marie, Online OTA program graduate


“I love when students tell me, ‘If it weren’t for this program, I would not have been able to do this.’”

Becky Anderson, Director of Occupational Therapy Academic Services

 

 

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