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Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Selective Admission Criteria

  • It is strongly suggested that students contact the Admissions Office at (567) 661-7777 to request an appointment with a Health Sciences admissions advisor to discuss OTA selective admissions.
  • Program admission is selective and requires submission of a complete application file that includes a college application, high school transcripts or GED record, college transcripts, ACT or SAT scores, evidence of high school algebra and chemistry with a C grade or better. Other recommended subjects include: Physics, Geometry, Algebra II, Biology and Physiology. Students who have not taken the ACT should contact a high school counselor or the Owens Community College Office of Student Development to obtain test registration materials and additional prerequisite information.
  • The program accepts a maximum of 30 students each fall. Applicants who do not meet admission requirements or who have applied after the program selection is completed are encouraged to complete a year of developmental and Arts and Sciences coursework as specified by the program. Students must request re-evaluation for admission to the program after completion of the requirements.

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