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 Schools in Arizona (AZ)

Arizona has 4 ACOTE accredited OTA schools. Successful completion of an accredited OTA program is required in order to take the National Board for Certification (NBCOT) Certification for Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA) Exam and get your state OTA license. Below are the 4 accredited OTA Schools in Arizona, click one to learn more about the OTA program.

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Accredited OTA Schools in Arizona

Accredited OTA Programs in ArizonaNext Visitation Date
Brown Mackie College – Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Status: Probationary Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Brown Mackie College – Tucson
Mesa, AZ
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2015
Pima Medical Institute – Mesa
Phoenix, AZ
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2019
Pima Medical Institute – Tucson Campus
Tucson, AZ
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021

Selecting a OTA School in Arizona

There are a number of factors to consider when selecting Occupational therapist assistant programs. Here is a quick list of a couple of the most significant considerations to keep in mind as you research for your OTA program:

  • OTA School size
  • Pass-rate of the ACOTE test
  • Classroom and labroom resources
  • University costs and opportunities for financial aid
  • OTA School admittance requirements

While you bring all these Occupational therapy assistant program things into thought, it can be beneficial to talk with current students as well as recent graduates of the OTA schools of curiosity. Also, interviewing firms who have actually hired these graduates may provide you more insight to each programs strengths & weaknesses.

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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