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 Maine

OTA Licensing in MaineRecent BLS data shows 1,000 licensed OTAs in Maine and expectations for 33% growth in the field through 2020. All OTA licensing in Maine is regulated by the State of Maine Professional and Fnancial Regulation. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Maine.

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OTA License Requirement
Required in Maine?
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 professorYes
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
Complete Arizona OTA License Application & Pay FeeYes, $126
Complete continuing education credits every two yearsYes, 15 CPE credit hours

Maine OTA License Application

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

Maine OTA Board Contact Info

Department of Professional and Financial Regulation
Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0035
Phone Numbers and Email
(207) 624-8626

Why Be a OTA in Maine?

Maine offers 1 accredited OTA programs for students. The demand for OTA jobs is about average in Maine, and salaries are average as well when compared to the US average. To learn more about an OTA career in Maine, checkout these pages:

More OTA Info for Maine:

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