Help others live life to its fullest as an Occupational Therapy Assistant

NSCC’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Program provides active classroom instruction and extensive field experience in the technical theory and practice of occupational therapy with individuals and populations across the life span within various service delivery models. Coursework offers students the opportunity to develop the necessary skills for employment as an entry-level occupational therapy assistant in a variety of institutional and community-based settings. Job opportunities are available in rehabilitation facilities, general hospitals, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, public school systems, and various community programs servicing those with or at risk for health related problems and dysfunction.            

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Application Process

NSCC’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Program and Occupational Therapy Assistant Accelerated Option require a selective admissions process and a separate application.

Next Steps

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For more information, please contact the Pathway Advisor for this program.

Phone: 978-762-4160 

Program Requirements

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North Shore Community College's Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).

c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD, 20814-3449

Phone: 301-652-2682


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