Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational therapy assistants work under the direction of occupational therapists in treating patients with injuries, illnesses, or disabilities through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help these patients develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for daily living and working. Their goal is to help patients live more independently. Major employers include hospitals, nursing homes, schools, rehabilitation centers, and occupational therapist’s offices.


Distance Education program in partnership with Linn-Benton Community College

UCC has partnered with Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC) to offer a degree program for Occupational Therapy Assistant Associate of Applied Science. Take LBCC courses online, and complete lab skills courses, corequisite, and prerequisite work at UCC.

For program information and how to apply: LBCC’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Bulletin and the LBCC’s OTA Webpage or contact [email protected], 541-971-4923.

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