Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA.S.AAS)

73.0 Credit Hours

Occupational therapy assistants, under the supervision of occupational therapists, provide services to individuals whose abilities to cope with daily tasks are threatened or impaired by developmental deficits, aging, injury or illness. They help people prevent, lessen, or overcome physical and mental disabilities so that they are able to function independently. The program includes extensive clinical training that must be finished within 12 months of completion of the academic course work. A grade of "C" or higher is required in all program courses to remain in the program.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is designed to be completed in six (6) semesters on a full-time basis, when the student begins the technical portion of the program. This degree program consists of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the Applicant Information packet located on the webpage. A cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required.

Prerequisites: ALH 1101 and BIO 1107 and BIS 1120 and OTA 1101 and SCC 1101 and SOC 1101

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver occupational therapy assistant services at entry-level competency under the supervision of an occupational therapist.
  • Demonstrate values, attitudes and behaviors congruent with the occupational therapy profession's philosophy, standards and ethics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to collect, report and apply information relevant to the delivery of services as an entry-level occupational therapy assistant.

Curriculum

Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 3 credit hours
ALH 1101: Introduction to Healthcare Delivery View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
BIO 1107: Human Biology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
BIS 1120: Introduction to Software Applications View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2206: Interpersonal Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1101: English Composition I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
HIM 1101: Medical Terminology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
MAT 1130: Allied Health Mathematics View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
OTA 1101: Introduction to Occupational Therapy Assistant View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
OTA 1201: The Process of Development View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
OTA 1202: Functional Anatomy View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
OTA 1251: Developmental Lab View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
OTA 1261: Directed Practice I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
OTA 1301: Disease Processes View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
OTA 1302: Cultural Competency View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
OTA 1351: Evaluation Techniques View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
OTA 1361: Directed Practice II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
OTA 2401: Treatment Approaches View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
OTA 2451: Treatment Techniques I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
OTA 2461: Clinical Practicum I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
OTA 2551: Treatment Techniques II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
OTA 2560: Clinical Affiliation I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
OTA 2561: Clinical Issues I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
OTA 2662: Clinical Affiliation II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
OTA 2663: Clinical Issues II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
OTA 2501: Occupational Therapy Assistant Capstone View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
PSY 1100: General Psychology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
SCC 1101: First Year Experience View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
SOC 1101: Introduction to Sociology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
SOC 2215: Race & Ethnicity View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
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