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 Texas, TX

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Texas offers a lot of occupational therapy assistant schools. There are 16 OTA programs that are from ACOTE accredited OTA schools in TX. In order to be eligible to take the COTA Exam from the NBCOT you’ll need to graduate, after passing the COTA you can obtain your state OTA license. Below is a table of all 16 OTA programs in Texas, click on each one for more details and program director contact information.

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Accredited OTA Schools in Texas

Accredited OTA Programs in Texas Next Visitation Date
Amarillo College
Amarillo, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2017
Austin Community College
Austin, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2025
Brown Mackie College-Dallas – Ft. Worth
Bedford, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2021
Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2017
Houston Community College
Houston, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2019
Laredo Community College
Laredo, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2018
Lone Star College – Kingwood
Kingwood, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2024
Lone Star College – Tomball
Tomball, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2017
Medical Education and Training Campus
Fort Sam Houston, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2020
Navarro College
Corsicana, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2023
Navarro College – Midlothian Campus
Midlothian, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2023
Panola College
Carthage, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2023
South Texas College
McAllen, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2024
St. Philip’s College
San Antonio, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2018
Tyler Junior College
Tyler, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021
Weatherford College
Mineral Wells, TX
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021

Comparing and Choosing OTA Schools in Texas

With so many options for occupational therapy schools in Texas you will want to do research and compare each OTA program to choose the best one for you. Here are the most important factors to consider in each OTA school:

  • Size – campus, student body, OTA students
  • Passing/Emplyment-rates – Of college, OTA program, and COTA Exam, employment after graduation
  • Quality – Faculty, campus, and all facilities
  • Costs – Detailed OTA program expenses and financial aid available
  • Admissions – Specific criteria for admissions into the college and OTA program

The best people to speak to about any OTA schools you are interested in are employers and alumni. Ask admissions officers which local organizations hire their graduates so that you can reach out to speak to alumni about their experience at the program they attended. You can also speak to their employers about their experience hiring students from the 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