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 Michigan, MI

Michigan is home to 6 accredited (ACOTE) OTA programs. Graduating is the first step to your state OTA license but you will also need to pass the COTA Exam put on by the NBCOT. Below is a table of the 6 ACOTE Accredited OTA Schools in Michigan, click the names for more details and contact info on each school.

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Accredited OTA Schools in Michigan

Accredited OTA Programs in MichiganNext Visitation Date
Baker College of Allen Park
Allen Park, MI
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2017
Baker College of Muskegon
Muskegon, MI
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2022
Baker College of Owosso
Owosso, MI
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2020
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids, MI
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2024
Macomb Community College
Warren, MI
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Mott Community College
Fenton, MI
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017

Comparing OTA Programs in Michigan

You’ll want to research and compare the following criteria for each occupational therapy assisting school that you evaluate:

  • School and Program Size (# of students)
  • Rate of passing for program and COTA exam as well as employment rate
  • School facilties and program resources offered
  • Complete breakdown of financial aid available and all program expenses
  • Specific admissions criteria for the OTA program

Ask the admissions office which local clinics hire graduates and try reaching out to the clinics and alumni for their feedback of the program and college, they will be one of your best sources of insight to each program you consider.

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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