The most recent BLS census data shows 1,500+ licensed OTAs working in Kentucky and projects a 33% growth in this job sector by 2020. All OTA licensing in Kentucky is regulated by the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Occupational Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Kentucky.
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OTA License Requirement
Required in Kentucky?
|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 Arizona OTA License Application & Pay Fee||Yes, $35|
|Complete continuing education credits every two years||Yes, 12 CPE credit hours|
Kentucky OTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a OTA in Kentucky, 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.
Kentucky Board of Licensure for OT Contact Info
P.O. Box 1360
Frankfurt, Kentucky 40602
502-564-3296 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Why Be a OTA in Kentucky?
5 accredited OTA programs are offered in Kentucky and there is a solid demand for working OTAs. Salaries are above the US average in KY. To learn more about a career as an OTA in Kentucky, checkout these pages: