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 Washington, WA

Today Washington offers 5 occupational therapist assistant schools with ACOTE accredited OTA programs. Below is a table of all 5 of Washington’s occupational therapy assistant schools, click each one for complete OTA program details and contact info. Graduating an accredited program is required to sit for the COTA Exam by the NBCOT which is needed for your state OTA employment license.

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Accredited OTA Schools in Washington

Accredited OTA Programs in WashingtonNext Visitation Date
Bates Technical College
Tacoma, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2017
Green River College
Auburn, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2022
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Kirkland, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2016
Pima Medical Institute – Renton
Renton, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2018
Spokane Falls Community College
Spokane, WA
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Fall 2020

Comparing OTA Schools in Washington

Make a list for each occupational therapist assistant school you research so that you can compare them and choose wisely. Here are the most important factors to gather for each OTA program you look into:

  • # of students, size of campus, and how many people are in the OTA program
  • Success rate or rate of passing for college, OTA program and the COTA Exam
  • Quality of the campus, buildings, facilities, and faculty
  • Expenses and financial aid so you can compare complete and accurate costs
  • All admissions criteria for OTA program and college

For reach occupational therapy assistant program that you consider, talk to admissions officers, program directors, and students to get insight. Ask which local businesses hire their graduates too, then reach out and get feedback from employers and alumni on the OTA 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