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 York, NY

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New York is currently offering 9 OTA programs that are from ACOTE accredited OTA schools. In order to get your state license and sit for the COTA exam you will need to graduate from an accredited program. Below is a table of the 9 accredited occupational therapist assistant schools in New York, click any school for more detail and contact info to the OTA program director.

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Accredited OTA Schools in New York

Accredited OTA Programs in New York Next Visitation Date
Erie Community College
Williamsville, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2020
Jamestown Community College
Jamestown, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2024
LaGuardia Community College
Long Island City, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Maria College
Albany, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021
Mercy College
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2020
Orange County Community College
Middletown, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2024
Rockland Community College
Suffern, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2024
Suffolk County Community College-Michael J. Grant Campus
Brentwood, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2019
Touro College
New York, NY
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2017

Choosing OTA Schools in New York

There are some important criteria to consider while evaluation occupational therapy assistant schools. Below is a list of the most import factors to research for each OTA program you research:

  • Size of school and program
  • College and COTA Exam pass-rates
  • Quality of campus, faculty, facilities, and resources
  • Expenses and financial aid offered for the program
  • Specific admissions criteria

Ask admissions officers which local companies hire their graduates. Then reach out to speak with employers and alumni about their experience with the program. They will be the best source of info and insight on the specific OTA schoos you are comparing.

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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