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 Tennessee, TN

Tennessee is the home of 3 occupational therapy assistant programs that are offered from ACOTE accredited OTA schools. Graduating one of these accredited programs is required in order to take the COTA Exam by the NBCOT to obtain your state OTA license. Below are the 3 OTA schools in Tennessee, click on them for more details and program director contact info.

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Accredited OTA Schools in Tennessee

Accredited OTA Programs in TennesseeNext Visitation Date
Concorde Career College – Memphis
Memphis, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2018
Nashville State Community College
Nashville, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2026
Roane State Community College
Oak Ridge, TN
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2024

Comparing OTA Schools in Tennessee

It can be daunting to compare occupationl therapist assistant schools, but with a checklist of criteria it isn’t so hard. Keep the following in mind as you research OTA programs:

  • Size of the OTA Program, student body, college campus, classes, and labs
  • Overall passing rate at college, OTA Program passing rate, COTA Exam pass rate, and employment rate
  • Campus quality, as well as buildings and facilities
  • Complete info on all financial aid and expenses
  • Details on all admissions criteria

Employers of graduates and the working alumni can be the best sources of insight into any OTA programs you are researching. So, ask admissions offices which local companies hire their graduates so that you can reach out to speak with them 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