Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)


Important Information for Program

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, an occupational therapy assistant is a great option for you.  Information regarding tuition and fees is available here.

The OTA Program graduates currently have a 93% 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
2020 13 12 92%
2021 13 12 92%
2022 3 3 100%
Total 29 27 93%

Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://www.nbcot.org/educators#SCHOOLPERFORMANCE


The total number of graduates from the MTC Occupational Therapy Assistant Program during the three-year period of 2020-2022 was 49 with an overall graduation rate of 65%.

Graduation Year Students Entering/Graduating Graduation Rate
2020 17/15 88%
2021 16/12 75%
2022 16/5 31%
Total 49/32 65%


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

Program 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)
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200

North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
(301) 652-2682
e-mail: accred@aota.org
website: www.acoteonline.org

The MTC OTA Program has been ACOTE accredited since 2011.