What will I learn?

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is designed to prepare successful graduates for entry-level employment in the field of as Occupational Therapy Assistants. A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist, provides rehabilitative services to individuals with mental, physical, emotional, or developmental disabilities. The COTA's purpose is to improve a client's quality of life and enhance his/her ability to perform daily activities. COTAs provide clients with adaptive skills that enable them to reenter the workforce, instruct clients in compensating for a loss of motor skill function, and plan activities that increase the independence of those with disabilities.

Which department am I in?

Ozark Campus

Study options

Full Time (71 semester hours)

Tuition fees
USD $250 per credit hour
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

Ozark Campus

Technology and Academic Support Building,

1700 Helberg Lane,

OZARK,

Arkansas,

72949, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must show completion of secondary education equivalent to 12 years of US high school. English Language Requirements: 61 on the Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); 5.5 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System); 500 on the written TOEFL; 173 on the computerized TOEFL; 42 on the PTE (Pearson Test of English); Grade 2A on the EIKEN.

For international students

Student must have a high school transcript.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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