Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy AssistantOccupational Therapy Assistants are licensed health care providers who work with, and under the supervision of occupational therapists, to administer treatments to patients/clients. Treatments include hands–on services to children and adults who are learning new ways to succeed in the activities of daily living. Employment opportunities are expected to increase dramatically and include hospitals, clinics, mental health clinics, school systems, home health agencies, and long term care centers.

After program completion, graduates will be eligible to take the national certification examination for occupational therapy assistants administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Program Details

Campus: Ottumwa
Entry: Fall Term
Length: 7 terms (21 months)
Program: Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

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Program Outcomes
Graduation Year 2012 2013 2014
Retention Percentage 48% 75% 62%
Ultimate NBCOT Pass Rate 100% 100% 87%
Employment Rate 90% 90% 85%

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Denise Kluever, Program Director
phone: (641) 683-4243 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 4243

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