Recent BLS data shows 1,000 licensed OTAs in Maine and expectations for 33% growth in the field through 2020. All OTA licensing in Maine is regulated by the State of Maine Professional and Fnancial Regulation. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Maine.
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OTA License Requirement
Required in Maine?
|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 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|
|Complete Arizona OTA License Application & Pay Fee||Yes, $126|
|Complete continuing education credits every two years||Yes, 15 CPE credit hours|
Maine OTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a OTA in Maine, 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.
Maine OTA Board Contact Info
Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0035
Why Be a OTA in Maine?
Maine offers 1 accredited OTA programs for students. The demand for OTA jobs is about average in Maine, and salaries are average as well when compared to the US average. To learn more about an OTA career in Maine, checkout these pages: