Although Delaware is one of the smallest states in the US it offers a high average OTA salary and is employing OTAs at an increasing rate. All OTA licensing in Delaware is regulated by the Delaware Board of Occupational Therapy Practice. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Delaware.
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OTA License Requirement
Required in Delaware?
|Complete Accredited OTA Program from AOTE certified school||Yes|
|Submit proof of at least 16 weeks of supervised field experience & name of supervisor||Yes|
|Provide official transcripts||Yes|
|Pass the National Board of Occupational Therapist (NBCOT) COTA Exam||Yes, $555 in person/$515 online|
|Provide letter of verification and score report from NBCOT||Yes|
|Pass criminal background check||Yes|
|Complete Delaware OTA License Application & Pay Fee||Yes, $60 (application form)|
|Complete continuing education credits every two years||Yes, 20 CPE credit hours|
Delaware OTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a OTA in Delaware, 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.
Board of Occupational Therapy Practice Contact Info
Cannon Building , Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover DE 19904
Why Be a OTA in Delaware?
Delaware offers students 2 accredited OTA programs to choose from, which is more than sufficient for this small state. Delaware is increasing OTAs at an increasing rate, the occupation is expected to grow 33% through 2020 according to recent BLS data. For more information on a career as an Occupational therapy assistant in Delaware click the links below.
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