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 Delaware

OTA Licensing in DelawareAlthough Delaware is one of the smallest states in the US it offers a high average OTA salary and is employing OTAs at an increasing rate. All OTA licensing in Delaware is regulated by the Delaware Board of Occupational Therapy Practice. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Delaware.

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OTA License Requirement
Required in Delaware?
Complete Accredited OTA Program from AOTE certified schoolYes
Submit proof of at least 16 weeks of supervised field experience & name of supervisorYes
Provide official transcriptsYes
Pass the National Board of Occupational Therapist (NBCOT) COTA ExamYes, $555 in person/$515 online
Provide letter of verification and score report from NBCOTYes
Pass criminal background checkYes
Complete Delaware OTA License Application & Pay FeeYes, $60 (application form)
Complete continuing education credits every two yearsYes, 20 CPE credit hours

Delaware OTA License Application

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

Board of Occupational Therapy Practice Contact Info

Board of Occupational Therapy Practice
Cannon Building , Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover DE 19904
Phone Numbers and Email
(302) 744-4515

Why Be a OTA in Delaware?

Delaware offers students 2 accredited OTA programs to choose from, which is more than sufficient for this small state. Delaware is increasing OTAs at an increasing rate, the occupation is expected to grow 33% through 2020 according to recent BLS data. For more information on a career as an Occupational therapy assistant in Delaware click the links below.

More OTA Info for Delaware:

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