Would you be excited to help a child with balance and coordination challenges be able to play with their peers on a playground? Or teach patients with physical or mental challenges the daily living skills needed to gain independence and supportive employment?
If this sounds like a rewarding career, you'd be a great candidate for an Occupational Therapy Assistant!
Why become an Occupational Therapy Assistant?
- You'll improve your others' quality of everyday life and increase their independence.
- Rewarding, in-demand and diverse career opportunities in many fields, including pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health and more.
- High-paying careers upon graduation.
- You'll learn excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills that will follow you into any career opportunity.
- You'll learn about medical ethics, safety regulations, and how to use sound judgment in regards to safety of self and others.
Graduates of the program will be able to sit for the national certification examination for the Occupational Therapy Assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam you will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).