Occupational Therapy Assistant Guide

Welcome to the OTA Guide, the complete occupational therapy assistant resource. Here you will find all the info you need to complete your occupational therapy education and get licensed as an OTA in your state. Get started with our free state by state OTA resources on: OTA Schools, OTA Licensing, OTA salary data.
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OTA in Idaho

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OTA Licensing in IdahoRecent BLS data shows that Idaho currently licenses around 400 OTs and OTAs. That many not be many, but the profession is expected to grow 33% by 2020. All OTA licensing in Idaho is regulated by the Idaho State Occupational Therapy Licensure Board. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Idaho.

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OTA License Requirement
Required in Idaho?
Complete Accredited OTA Program from AOTE certified school & submit certificate of graduation Yes
Submit proof of at least 4 months of supervised field experience & name of supervisor Yes
Provide 2 signed letters of reference from supervisor or professor Yes
Pass the National Board of Occupational Therapist (NBCOT) COTA Exam Yes, $555 in person/$515 online
Provide letter of verification from NBCOT Yes
Pass criminal background check Yes
Complete Idaho OTA License Application & Pay Fee Yes, $85
Complete continuing education credits every two years Yes, 2 CEUs & 10 Professional Development Units

Idaho OTA License Application

Download-OTA-Application-IconFor detailed information and instructions to become a OTA in Idaho, see the board’s Application form. To download the form, right click the icon to the right and then click on “Save As” to save the PDF file.

Idaho OTA Board Contact Info

IDAHO STATE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY LICENSURE BOARD
BUREAU OF OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0063
Phone Numbers and Email
(208) 334-3233
oct@ibol.idaho.gov

Why Be a OTA in Idaho?

Idaho has 1 OTA Program available and salaries are average. There are jobs available and the field is growing. To find out more about a career as an Occupational therapy assistant in Idaho visit these pages.

More OTA Info for Idaho:

1) Click on any schools below to learn more about their programs
2) Under “Program of Interest” choose “Occupational Therapy Assistant” or another degree of interest