Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant

If you would like to make a critical difference for patients to be able to regain skills and be able to perform the activities of daily living, and you’d like a field growing 19% over the next decade, occupational therapy assistant is a great option for you.

Application Deadline:

Applications to the OTA Program at Marion Technical College must be completed and submitted to Marion Technical College by April 1st in order to begin the program the following fall.

If required, college foundation courses are available to help you meet any specialized program admission requirements. A complete listing of all requirements is available at www.ohioalliedhealth.com

To get started in this Medical Sciences Program, contact the MTC Office of Admissions for an appointment, by e-mail at enroll@mtc.edu or by phone at 740-389-4636, extension 334.

RESULTS OF NATIONAL BOARD FOR CERTIFICATION IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (NBCOT) EXAMINATION

The OTA Program graduates currently have 98% pass rate on the national certification exam.

Year Number of Program Graduates Taking the Test Number of Test Takers Who Passed the Exam Percentage of test takers who passed the exam
2012 11 11 100%
2013 15 15 100%
2014 20 19 95%
Total 46 45 98%

Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx

THE OTA PROGRAM GRADUATION RATES FOR 2012-2015:

The total number of graduates from the MTC Occupational Therapy Assistant Program during the three-year period of 2013-2015 was 57 with an overall graduation rate of 85%.

Graduation Year Students Entering/Graduating Graduation Rate
2013 23/21 91%
2014 23/18 78%
2015 21/18 86%
Total 67/57 85%

EMPLOYMENT AFTER GRADUATION FOR OTA PROGRAM GRADUATES:

As of 2015, over 75% of OTA Program graduates are gainfully employed in the OTA profession in the state of Ohio and across the United States.

Your Degree

After completing this six-semester program, you’ll receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree and be eligible to take the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy exam to become a certified occupational therapy assistant.

What You’ll Learn

Our instructors will teach you how to play an important role in carrying out treatment programs and health restoration.

Treat patients and work closely with families as they prepare to return home. You’ll also learn to choose or construct equipment to help patients function more independently.

ACCREDITATION:

The Marion Technical College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the:

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
ACOTE, c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
(301) 652-2682
Email: accred@aota.org
Website: www.acoteonline.org

The MTC OTA Program received accreditation in 2011.

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