Recent BLS data shows 1,100 licensed OTAs in Kansas and expectations for the field to grow 33% through 2020. All OTA licensing in Kansas is regulated by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Kansas.
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OTA License Requirement
Required in Kansas?
|Complete Accredited OTA Program from AOTE certified school & submit official transcripts||Yes|
|Submit proof of at least 2 months of supervised field experience & name of supervisor||Yes|
|Provide 1 signed letter 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|
|Complete Kansas OTA License Application & Pay Fee||Yes, $80|
|Complete continuing education credits every two years||Yes, 40 CPE credit hours|
Kansas OTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a OTA in Kansas, 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. See all Kansas OTA Forms.
Kansas OTA Board Contact Info
800 SW Jackson
Lower Level-Suite A.
TOPEKA KS 66612
Why Be a OTA in Kansas?
Kansas offers students 5 accredited OTA programs to choose from. Salaries in Kansas are competitive, they are above the national average for OTAs. To learn more about a career as an OTA in Kansas follow these links: