240 OTs and OTAs are licensed in Wyoming according to recent census data from the BLS that also projects a 33% growth in the occupation through 2020. All OTA licensing in Wyoming is regulated by the Wyoming Board of Occupational Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Wyoming.
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OTA License Requirement
Required in Wyoming?
|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|
|Provide statement of citizenship and alien status||No|
|Submit fingerprint card||No|
|Complete Wyoming OTA License Application & Pay Fee||Yes, $50|
|Complete continuing education credits every two years||Yes, 16 CPE credit hours|
Wyoming OTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become an OTA in Wyoming, 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.
Wyoming OTA Board Contact Info
Wyoming Board of Occupational Therapy
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 501
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Why Be a OTA in Wyoming?
Wyoming has 1 OTA Program available for students. Jobs are in low demand compared to other states and salaries are average. Learn more about OTA careers on these pages: