Occupational Therapy Assistant


Your first step is to apply to Austin Community College.

Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Occupational therapy assistants, under the supervision of licensed occupational therapists, help patients of all ages with physical, emotional, social, and developmental disabilities engage in activities of daily living, educational, vocational, and leisure skills. Graduates are eligible to work in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, public or private schools, mental health facilities, private practices, home health agencies, and nursing homes. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Occupational Therapy Assistant FAQ.

Outcomes Overview

Calendar Year Data

2016 2017 2018 3-Year Total
Students Entering/Graduating 22/19 20/18 22/20 64/57
Graduation Rate 86% 90% 90% 89%
Certification Exam Test Takers 20 18 20 58
Test Takers who Passed 20 (100%) 18 (100%) 20 (100%) 58 (100%)

Click here to see NBCOT data and school statistics.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Austin Community College is accredited through 2024-2025 by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTE), 4720 Mongomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
(301) 652-AOTA, www.acoteonline.org

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Occupational Therapy Assistant Updates

  • Adopt a pet cared for by ACC vet tech students

    Austin Community College is working with area animal shelters to find forever homes for pets who were trained and cared for by students in the Veterinary Technology Program. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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  • ACC awarded $30,000 grant to help students pay for unexpected expenses

    Austin Community College was awarded a $30,000 Project Success: Emergency Fund Grant to help students who are facing unforeseen financial needs continue on their educational pathways. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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  • Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Applications

    To apply to the Occupational Therapy Assistant program, please upload your supporting documents to CastleBranch using code UL73im. To learn more, visit the Application Process page.

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