Occupational Therapy Assistant

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Amarillo College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy and puts students on a pathway to great-paying careers in a variety of healthcare environments. AC graduates typically become eligible to work in hospitals, schools, outpatient clinics, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, mental health facilities, home health agencies, assisted living centers, and community programs. OTA students at Amarillo College say class scheduling is a good lifestyle fit, and faculty are passionate about what they teach. Students in the OTA program experience a high rate of success.

Occupational Therapy Assistant

What can you do with an Occupational Therapy Assistant degree?


Occupational therapy is the use of everyday activities as the means of helping people achieve independence. As an occupational therapy assistant, you will work under the supervision of registered occupational therapists and help people of all ages who have difficulty performing work and daily living activities due to illness, injury or disability. You will help clients perform exercises as specified in a treatment plan and teach them how to use equipment that may make certain activities easier.

Occupational Therapy Assistant