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.
- Occupational Therapy Assistant – Traditional Option is a full-time day program designed to be completed in four semesters (2 years). There is also a part-time option that can be completed in 6 semesters (3 years).
- Occupational Therapy Assistant – Accelerated Option is a full-time day program designed to be completed in an extended 3 semester format (14 months).