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 West Virginia, WV

West Virginia is home to only 1 occupational therapist assistant program that is from an ACOTE accredited OTA school. Graduating is required to sit for the COTA exam by NBCOT and to get your state OTA employment license. Click on West Virginia’s OTA schools below to learn more and get OTA program director contact info.

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Accredited OTA Schools in West Virginia

Accredited OTA Programs in West VirginiaNext Visitation Date
University of Charleston-Beckley (formerly Mountain State University)
Beckley, WV
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021

Selecting OTA Schools in West Virginia

When deciding on an occupational therapy assistant program, research each OTA school and compare the following criteria:

  • School size (campus, student body, and OTA program)
  • Rate of passing for college, program, and COTA Exam
  • Campus, Class, and Lab facilities (Quality and what exactly is offered)
  • Clear and complete program cost breakdown including expenses and financial aid
  • Admissions criteria for the school and the OTA program

Talk to admissions officers and program directors at each OTA school you are considering to gather information for comparison. Try finding out which local business hire graduates so you can talk to employers and alumni and gather even more program insight.

More OTA Info for West Virginia:


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