All OTA licensing in West Virginia is regulated by the West Virginia Board of Occupational Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in West Virginia.
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OTA License Requirement
Required in West Virginia?
|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||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|
|Complete a supervisory statement form||Yes, here is form|
|Submit fingerprint card||No|
|Complete Washington OTA License Application & Pay Fee||Yes, $100|
|Complete continuing education credits every two years||Yes, 24 CPE credit hours|
West Virginia OTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a OTA in West Virginia, 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.
West Virginia OTA Board Contact Info
1063 Maple Dr., Suite 4B
Morgantown, West Virginia 26505
Why Be an OTA in West Virginia?
West Virginia has 1 accredited OTA program for students to get their education. Jobs are in solid demand and salaries are close to the national average OTA salary. Learn more about an OTA career in West Virginia on these pages: