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 Connecticut (CT)

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Connecticut has 4 ACOTE accredited OTA schools. In order to take the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Exam (COTA) administered by the NBCOT applicants must complete an accredited OTA program. Once you have successfully earned your associates in OTA and passed the COTA you and then apply for a state OTA license to begin practicing. The following is a table of the the 4 ACOTE accredited OTA Schools in Connecticut, click each one to learn more about its OTA program.

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Accredited OTA Schools in Connecticut

Accredited OTA Programs in Connecticut Next Visitation Date
Goodwin College OTA Program
Waterbury, CT
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018/2019
Housatonic Community College
Norwalk, CT
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2015/2016
Lincoln College of New England
Norwalk, CT
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018/2019
Manchester Community College
Norwalk, CT
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2021/2022

Comparing OTA Schools in Connecticut

There are a couple of of factors to consider when selecting OTA programs. Here’s a list of a couple of the most crucial factors to keep in mind as you search for your Occupational therapist assistant school:

  • Program size
  • Pass-rates of the National licensure exam
  • Class and lab-room buildings
  • OTA School expenses and potential opportunities for financial aid
  • Campus admittance criteria

As you take these OTA school things into thought, it can be useful to survey present-day students and recent graduates of the OTA schools of curiosity. Also, interviewing employers who have actually employed these graduates can provide you more insight to each schools strengths and 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