Program Requirements

For admission into the Occupational Therapy Assistant Associate of Science degree program, applicants must meet the general admission requirements to the college and also:
- Submit an official transcript showing evidence of high school or college level Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry, or a math with Algebra II as a pre-requisite, Chemistry and Biology with a preferred minimum grade of "C"
- Provide two references speaking to academic ability and/or work ethic
- Obtain acceptable scores on either the ASSET test (42 - writing, 42 - reading and 36 - numerical), the SAT I (480 - critical reading and 440 - math) OR the ACT (composite score of 19)
- Provide evidence of an upper-half ranking in their high school class
- Present evidence of current course completion in American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers prior to enrollment in first clinical course
- Observations hours are to be completed and all forms submitted prior to acceptance into the OTA Program. The priority deadline for application submission is February 1
- An application and observation hour forms can be submitted after the priority deadline but is subject to review on a space available basis
- Complete a minimum of 25 hours of observation in three different OT settings with three separate OTR or COTA supervisors
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