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 Louisiana, LA

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Louisiana has 3 OTA Schools that are ACOTE accredited OTA programs. Completing one of these accredited OTA programs is required so that you may sit for your COTA exam administered by the NBCOT. Graduating and passing the exam are both required to obtain a state OTA license. The table below contains links to more info included contact information for each PTA program in Louisiana.

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Accredited OTA Schools in Louisiana

Accredited OTA Programs in Louisiana Next Visitation Date
Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier City, LA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2023
Delgado Community College
New Orleans, LA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2019
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Monroe, LA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2019

Selecting OTA Schools in Louisiana

While you are researching and comparing schools and OTA programs, make sure to consider the following criteria points for each occupational therapist assistant program you evaluate:

  • Size of classes and program
  • Graduation Rate and COTA Exam passing rate
  • Facilities and quality of resources
  • Complete breakdown of expenses and financial aid available
  • Specific admissions criteria for the OTA Program

It may be helpful to reach out and survey alumni from each OTA program about their experience at that college. Another great insight for information on each OTA school are the local health clinics that hire graduating students and offer clinical training to students. The OTs and OTAs at these offices may be able to tell you a lot about the program.

More OTA Info for Louisiana:

  

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