Recent census data from the BLS shows 660 licensed OTs and OTAs in New Hampshire. The field is expected to grow 33% through 2020. All OTA licensing in New Hampshire is regulated by the New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Governing Board . Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in New Hampshire.
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OTA License Requirement
Required in New Hampshire?
|Complete Accredited OTA Program from AOTE certified school & submit official transcripts||Yes|
|Submit proof of at least 16 weeks of supervised field experience & name of supervisor||Yes|
|Provide 2 signed letters of reference from supervisor or professor||No|
|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||No|
|Submit fingerprint card||No|
|Complete New Hampshire OTA License Application & Pay Fee||Yes, fee varies|
|Complete continuing education credits every two years||Yes, 24 CPE credit hours|
New Hampshire OTA License Application
For instructions and an application to become a licensed OTA in New Hampshire, request an Application form.
New Hampshire OTA Board Contact Info
121 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH 03301
Why Be a OTA in New Hampshire?
There is 1 accredited OTA school in New Hampshire for students to consider. OTA salaries in New Hampshire are close to the US average OTA salary. Learn more about an OTA career in NH on these pages: