Occupational Therapy Assistant (A.A.S.)

 

Upon successful completion of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program, the graduate will be qualified to work under the supervision of a registered occupational therapist to provide services to individuals of all ages who are physically, psychologically or developmentally disabled. The program is accredited with the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). Graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the National Board of Certification for Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Upon successful completion of the certification examination, the student will be able to apply for licensure in the state of Texas or any state requiring licensure.


Length of Program: 
2 Years

Financial Aid: 
There are several types of financial aid that students at Amarillo College can apply for. There are also scholarships available through Amarillo College and other providers. Visit www.actx.edu/fin for information on financial aid and scholarships.


Program Course Outline:
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTHA.AAS)


Salary: 
$41.13 per hour / $85,550 per year*


Occupations related to this program:
Occupational Therapist


Program Advisors:
Sheree Talkington, 354-6079 (sltalkington@actx.edu)
Cherie Clifton, 354-6007 (caclifton@actx.edu) , 354-6055

 

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*The figures quoted are median wages for the Panhandle of Texas gathered and analyzed by Economic Modeling Specialists, International, Career Coach. Find additional information at http://actx.emsicareercoach