Experience the thrill of changing the lives of patients ranging from newborns to senior citizens while working with professional occupational therapists.
Application deadline for OTA is April 1. Interviews are in May and classes begin in August. All students accepted into the program will be required to pass
a drug screen and criminal background check. A felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to take the NBCOT Certification Examination or attain
Occupational Therapy Assistant - 1360 hrs.*
Approximate Program Cost
Adult Students - $6150
Who Can Apply?
Adult Students Only
Enrollment limited to 16 students
Application and Requirements
The application deadline is April 1. Interviews are in May and classes begin in August. Enrollment is limited to 14 students.
All students accepted into the program will be required to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.
A felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to take the NBCOT Certification Examination or attain state licensure. The National Board for
Certification in Occupational Therapy offers an “early determination” review to individuals with a felony background who are considering entering an
educational program. For further information call 301-990-7979 or visit their website at www.nbcot.org.
The total number of graduates from the Caddo Kiowa Technology Center/Southwestern Oklahoma State University Occupational Therapy Assistant Program during
the 3-year period of 2012 – 2014 was 41 with an overall graduation rate of 100%.
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Program Results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at
According to the American Occupational Therapy Association and the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics the
employment outlook for therapy assistants will continue to improve steadily for the foreseeable future.
Employment is expected to increase by 27% or more reflecting an above average demand.
The fastest growing segment of the population is the elderly who will need services. Additionally, premature infants, survivors of spinal cord injuries,
brain injuries and severe orthopedic injuries will require extensive occupational therapy.
Mental Health Centers
OTA is offered as a result of a cooperative agreement between CKTC and Southwestern Oklahoma State University. OTA is accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT)
12 South Summit Avenue, Suite 100
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
(ACOTE of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
100 Campus Drive
Weatherford, OK 73096