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 North Carolina, NC

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North Carolina offers 7 OTA programs that are from ACOTE accredited colleges. Before obtaining your state OTA license you’ll need to graduate from an accredited OTA program and pass the COTA Exam administered by the NBCOT. Below are the 7 occupational therapy assistant schools in North Carolina, click on each one for more details and contact information.

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Accredited OTA Schools in North Carolina

Accredited OTA Programs in North Carolina Next Visitation Date
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
Concord, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2019
Cape Fear Community College
Wilmington, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2025
Central Piedmont Community College
Charlotte, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2021
Durham Technical Community College
Durham, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2017
Pitt Community College
Greenville, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2025
South College-Asheville
Asheville, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2021
Southwestern Community College – Jackson-Sylva Campus
Sylva, NC
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2023

Choosing OTA Schools in North Carolina

You will want to keep a few criteria in mind when researching and comparing OTA schools in North Carolina. Here is a list of the most important things to consider:

  • Class Size, College Size, and Program Size
  • Pass Rate at College, Program, and for the COTA Exam (employment rates can be helpful too)
  • Quality of campus, buildings, labs, facilities, and program resources
  • A complete over view of all financial aid and expenses for the program
  • Important specific admissions criteria

Two of the best sources to learn about an OTA program are an alumni or an employer. Try asking admissions officers to put you in touch with local business that hire their graduates so that you can survey alumni and employers for feedback on the colleges 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