All OTA licensing in Arizona is regulated by the Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners. The most recent BLS data reflects 1,200 OTs and OTAs working in Arizona with an average annual salary higher than the national average. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Arizona.
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OTA License Requirement
Required in Arizona?
|Complete Accredited OTA Program from AOTE certified school||Yes|
|Submit proof of at least 680 hours of supervised field experience & name of supervisor||Yes|
|Provide 2 signed letters of reference from supervisor or professor||Yes|
|Pass the National Board of Occupational Therapist (NBCOT) COTA Exam||Yes, $555 in person/$515 online|
|Provide letter of verification from NBCOT||Yes|
|Pass criminal background check||Yes|
|Provide statement of citizenship and alien status||Yes|
|Submit fingerprint card||Yes, $22|
|Complete Arizona OTA License Application & Pay Fee||Yes, $170|
|Complete continuing education credits every two years||Yes, 12 CPE credit hours|
Arizona OTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a OTA in Arizona, see the board’s Application form. To download the form, right click the icon to the right and then click on “Save As” to save the PDF file.
Arizona OTA Board Contact Info
4205 N. 7th Ave, Ste 305
Phoenix, AZ 85013
p: (602) 589-8352
f: (602) 589-8354
Why Be a OTA in Arizona?
Arizona is a great state for OTAs with 4 accredited OTA Programs available. There are also plenty of jobs so OTAs are in demand and average salaries in Arizona are higher than the US average. For more info on OTA schools, jobs, and salaries in Arizona checkout the pages below.