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Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program at Austin Community College District (ACC)

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program

The occupational therapy assistant program at Austin Community College District prepares students for careers in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, home health agencies, vocational rehabilitation programs, and more. The program focuses on directing patient participation in skill-enhanced learning and motivational tasks, as well as correcting pathologies and providing direct health education. Program courses include: human life span development, occupational therapy principles and practice skills, treatment planning and implementation, patient education and intervention, and assistive services management. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program at Austin Community College District is accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education since 1984.

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Students Enrolled in the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Austin Community College District offers an associate's degree program in occupational therapy assistant (OTA).

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male1
Female18

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Asian2
Hispanic2
White15

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program at Austin Community College District, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Occupational Therapist Assistants

  • Description:

    Assist occupational therapists in providing occupational therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, direct activity programs, and document the progress of treatments. Generally requires formal training.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, occupational therapist assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 43.3% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX
      • Total Employment: 310
      • Average Hourly Rate: $31.59
      • Average Annual Salary: $65,700

Occupational Therapist Aides

  • Description:

    Under close supervision of an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations. These duties include preparing patient and treatment room.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, occupational therapist aides employment is expected to grow at a rate of 33.0% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Programs in Texas

Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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St Philips College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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Lone Star College - Montgomery

The Woodlands, TX
Type: Community College

32 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
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Navarro College

Corsicana, TX
Type: Community College

31 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
  • Veterinary Assistant (A)
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Houston Community College System

Houston, TX
Type: Community College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (C,A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)
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Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, TX
Type: Community College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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Laredo Community College

Laredo, TX
Type: Community College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
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Panola College

Carthage, TX
Type: Community College

21 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
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South Texas College

McAllen, TX
Type: Community College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
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Amarillo College

Amarillo, TX
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)