You are driven by a desire to help people live more satisfying and productive lives. You are also patient, reliable, and compassionate. Turn these traits into a career with the Occupational Therapy Assistant Associate of Science degree at Brown Mackie College — Dallas/Ft. Worth. This program combines classroom lecture, laboratory work, and clinical experiences, which will help you to prepare for a career where you can make a difference in the lives of people that need help getting back on track. Sound like a good fit for you? Learn more now! ACCREDITATION The occupational therapy assistant program is accredited-inactive by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. www.acoteonline.org Graduates of the program will be eligible 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, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure. There are no graduates for 2015. NBCOT results found at: https://secure.nbcot.org/DATA/SCHOOLSTATS.ASPXRead Gainful Employment Information
*This Brown Mackie College program is no longer accepting new students. Currently enrolled students can find out more about this program in the Academic Catalog.