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 New Mexico, NM

New Mexico offers 4 OTA programs that are at ACOTE accredited OTA schools. Graduating is required to take your COTA exam by the NBCOT in order to obtain your state license. Below are links to more details and contact information for all of the occupational therapist assistant schools in New Mexico:

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Accredited OTA Schools in New Mexico

Accredited OTA Programs in New MexicoNext Visitation Date
Brown Mackie College – Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2023
Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell
Roswell, NM
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2018
San Juan College
Farmington, NM
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2022
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, NM
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2019

Researching OTA Schools in New Mexico

As you research occupational therapy assistant schools, make sure to keep the following criteria in mind to help you choose wisely. Here are the most important things to consider in an OTA school:

  • Size of the OTA Program and college
  • Graduation Rates, COTA Exam Pass Rate, and Employment Rate
  • Quality of campus, builing facilities, and all resources
  • Complete info on expenses and financial aid
  • Specific admissions criteria

Surveying alumni is one of the bes ways to learn about an OTA program. Ask admissions officers if they can tell you some of the local organizations that hire their OTA graduates so that you can reach out and speak to alumni and employers for more insights about the college.

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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