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 Minnesota, MN

Minnesota currently offers 4 OTA Programs that are ACOTE accredited OTA schools. Before applying for your state OTA license you need to graduate from an accredited OTA program and pass the COTA exam by the NBCOT. Below are links to more details including contact info for each of the accredited OTA schools in Minnesota:

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Accredited OTA Schools in Minnesota

Accredited OTA Programs in MinnesotaNext Visitation Date
Anoka Technical College
Anoka, MN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021
Herzing University
Crystal, MN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2017
Northland Community and Technical College
East Grand Forks, MN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
St. Catherine University-Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2023

Selecting OTA Schools in Minnesota

It is good to compare multiple schools before choosing an OTA program. Here is what you should know for each occupational therapy assistant program you look into:

  • School and OTA Program size
  • Graduation and Pass Rates for Program and COTA Exam
  • School Facilities and OTA Resources
  • Complete list of expenses and financial aid options
  • Admissions criteria specific to the OTA Program

Ask the admissions counselor at each OTA school you’re considering for a list of local clincs that hire their OTA students. Reaching out to alumni and employers are some of the best sources of insight into each OTA program.

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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