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 Utah

OTA Licensing in UtahThere are 500+ licensed OTs and OTAs in Utah according the data recently collected by the BLS. All OTA licensing in Utah is regulated by the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Utah.

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OTA License Requirement
Required in Utah?
Complete Accredited OTA Program from AOTE certified school & submit official transcriptsYes
Submit proof of at least 2 months of supervised field experience & name of supervisorYes
Provide 2 signed letters of reference from supervisor or professorNo
Pass the National Board of Occupational Therapist (NBCOT) COTA ExamYes, $555 in person/$515 online
Provide letter of verification from NBCOTYes
Pass criminal background checkYes
Provide statement of citizenship and alien statusNo
Submit fingerprint cardNo
Complete Utah OTA License Application & Pay FeeYes, $70
Complete continuing education credits every two yearsNo

Utah OTA License Application

Download-OTA-Application-IconFor detailed information and instructions to become a OTA in Utah, 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.

Utah OTA Board Contact Info

Via US Postal Service:
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
PO BOX 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741


In person or via express delivery:
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
1st Floor Lobby
160 E 300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2305

Phone Numbers and Email
(801) 530-6628
doplweb@utah.gov

Why Be a OTA in Utah?

Utah is home to 1 accredited OTA program. Salaries for OTAs in Utah are slightly above the national average salary for OTAs. Learn more about an OTA career in Utah on these pages:

More OTA Info for Utah:

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