Help People Learn Skills to Become More Independent
Occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) work with occupational therapists (OTs) to help patients with physical or psychosocial disabilities adapt to daily life and become more independent. For example, OTAs may help someone who has lost a hand learn to dress and eat again, or support children with neurological disorders in school settings.
In Concorde’s ACOTE-accredited** occupational therapy assistant program, you can gain the skills you need to work under the supervision of an OT and support patients. The program includes hands-on training and externships,ᶛ teaching therapeutic exercises, kinesiology, principles for supporting special populations, and more. After graduation, you will be prepared to pursue licensure as an OTA in Tennessee.†
Gain skills to help patients with disabilities perform daily functions at home and at work.
Learn how to support patients using a variety of techniques in this Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)-accredited program.†
Complete your degree in as few as 20 months of study.*
Graduates of qualifying degree programs may be eligible to block transfer 21 credits and earn their degree sooner*
Our AAS degree program equips you to pursue a career as an occupational therapy assistant in as few as 20 months.* When you graduate, you’ll be able to serve effectively in a variety of settings, including schools, clinics, hospitals, correctional facilities and more.