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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Students practicing with therapy equipment
Program Code: 
OT
Degree: 
Associate in Science
  • This program may be completed at QCC at the Healthcare and Workforce Development Center in downtown Worcester.
  • This program may require students to travel to clinical sites that are within a 75-mile radius of the College.
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Additional Information

The Quinsigamond Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), which can be contacted at: Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, c/o American Occupational Therapy Association | 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20852-4929 | 301.652.6611 | www.acoteonline.org, c/o www.aota.org/Education-Careers/Accreditation.aspx. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the National Certification Examination for the Occupational Therapy Assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT Certification Examination or attain state licensure.​

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Contact QCC Admissions at 508.854.4262 for more information.

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