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 Massachusetts, MA

Massachusetts has 4 OTA programs that are accredited by the ACOTE. To obtain your state OTA license, you’ll need to graduate so that you can sit for the COTA exam by the NBCOT. Below is a table of the 4 OTA schools in Massachusetts, click the names for more details and contact information.

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Accredited OTA Schools in Massachusetts

Accredited OTA Programs in MassachusettsNext Visitation Date
Bristol Community College
New Bedford, MA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2018
North Shore Community College
Danvers, MA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2022
Quinsigamond Community College
Worcester, MA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2020
Springfield Technical Community College
Springfield, MA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021

Choosing OTA Programs in Massachusetts

When selecting an OTA school, consider the following criteria for each occupational therapy assistant program that you evaluate:

  • Size of OTA Program and College
  • Rates of: Graduation, Employment, and Licensing Exam Pass/Fail
  • Quality of campus facilities and resources for the OTA program
  • Complete breakdown of expenses and any available financial aid
  • Specific admissions criteria for the OTA program

While considering all of this, see if the admissions office can refer you to alumni from the OTA program to solicit their feedback. You may also reahc out to local clinics that hire OTA graduates so that you can see what they say about the program and the students.

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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