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Brown Mackie College – Phoenix celebrates Occupation Therapy Assistant students

On Friday, March 4, 2016 Brown Mackie College – Phoenix honored 24 Associate of Science in Occupation Therapist Assistant students in a pinning ceremony at the campus. The pinning ceremony marks the completion of the students’ program of study and their moving forward to take the certification test to become working professionals in their field of study. These students will also walk at commencement on May 6, 2016.


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The Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), ACOTE, c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is 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.