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 Kentucky, KY

Kentucky is home to 5 accredited ACOTE OTA programs. Students must graduate, and then pass the COTA exam that the NBCOT offers, in order to obtain their OTA license to work. Below are links to more information including contact details so you can research and compare Kentucky’s OTA schools.

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Accredited OTA Schools in Kentucky

Accredited OTA Programs in KentuckyNext Visitation Date
Brown Mackie College – Hopkinsville
Hopkinsville, KY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2016
Brown Mackie College – Louisville
Louisville, KY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2022
Brown Mackie College – Northern Kentucky
Fort Mitchell, KY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Louisville, KY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2025
Madisonville Community College
Madisonville, KY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016

Selecting OTA Schools in Kentucky

While researching and comparing occupational therapist assistant schools in Kentucky, consider the following information:

  • # of students/Program size
  • Overall pass rates (both program and COTA exam)
  • What is offered and quality in terms of buildings, labs, and all campus facilities
  • Complete breakdown of program costs and financial aid available
  • Specific admissions criteria

One of the best sources of information are past students, alumn from each program. Try reaching out to some to get their feedback of the college and program. Another great source to speak to about OTA programs and schools are local health clinics that hire graduated students. Ask them about their experience with the program and working with graduates.

More OTA Info for Kentucky:


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