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 Oklahoma

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OTA Licensing in OklahomaThere are 1,050 licensed OTs and OTAs in Oklahoma according to recent census data taken by the BLS. All OTA licensing in Oklahoma is regulated by the Oklahoma Occupational Therapists Committee. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Oklahoma.

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OTA License Requirement
Required in Oklahoma?
Complete Accredited OTA Program from AOTE certified school & submit official transcript Yes
Submit proof of at least 2 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
Provide statement of citizenship and alien status No
Submit fingerprint card No
Complete Oklahoma OTA License Application & Pay Fee Yes, $120
Complete continuing education credits every two years Yes, 20 CPE credit hours

Oklahoma OTA License Application

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

Oklahoma OTA Board Contact Info

Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision
P. O. Box 18256
Oklahoma City, OK 73154-0256
Phone Numbers and Email
(405) 962-1400

Why Be a OTA in Oklahoma?

Oklahoma offers 5 OTA programs that are accredited. Salaries for OTAs in Oklahoma are close to the US average. Learn more about OTAs in Oklahoma on these pages:

More OTA Info for Oklahoma:

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