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OTA Programs - Developing

The folllowing are new programs that are not yet accredited, but have completed the first steps in the 3-step initial accreditation process.
  • Programs having "Developing Program Status" or “Candidacy Status” have successfully completed Step 1 of the initial accreditation process and may admit students into the program.
  • Programs having “Preaccreditation Status” have successfully completed Steps 1 and 2 of the initial accreditation process. These programs would appear to meet the Standards if fully implemented in accordance with the plans of the sponsoring institution. An on‑site evaluation will be conducted before the first class completes the academic curriculum.

Schools

Arkansas

Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
106 N. Caraway Road, PO Box 910
Jonesboro, AR 72467-0910
(870) 972-3112
sjwilson@astate.edu
www.astate.edu/college/conhp/
Status: Candidacy Status

California

American Career College-Orange County Campus
(Tentative Visit: 2014/2015)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
1200 N. Magnolia Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92801-2607
(949) 783-4015
ddauderis@americancareercollege.edu
http://americancareercollege.edu/programs/occupational-therapy-assistant.html
Status:  Preaccreditation Status

CBD College
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
3699 Wilshire Blvd., 4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 427-2200
info@cbd.edu
www.cbd.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Florida

Hodges University
(Tentative Visit: Pending)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
2655 Northbrooke Drive
Naples, FL 34119-7932
(239) 938-7792
www.hodges.edu
(OTA program to be offered at the Fort Myers Campus only.)
Status: Candidacy Status*
*On 6/17/2015, the program requested voluntary withdrawal from the initial accreditation process.

The Praxis Institute-Hialeah Campus
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
4162 West 12th Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33012-4150
(305) 642-4104
praxis@the-praxisinstitute.com
www.praxis.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Maryland

Wor-Wic Community College
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
32000 Campus Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804-1485
(410) 572-8768
esiegmund@worwic.edu
www.worwic.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Michigan

Baker College of Owosso
(Tentative visit: 2014/2015)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Health Sciences
1020 South Washington Street
Owosso, MI 48867-8956
(989) 729-3466
evelyn.greaux@baker.edu
www.baker.edu
Status: Preaccreditation Status

Missouri

Missouri College
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
1405 South Hanley Road
Brentwood, MO 63144-2902
(314) 768-7800
wgielow@missouricollege.com
www.missouricollege.edu
Status: Preaccreditation Status

New York

Bryant & Stratton College-Greece Campus
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
854 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14612-3049
(716) 250-7500 x245
jgenau@bryantstratton.edu
www.bryantstratton.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Bryant & Stratton College-Syracuse Campus
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
953 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203-2502
(716) 250-7500 x245
jgenau@bryantstratton.edu
www.bryantstratton.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Villa Maria College
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
240 Pine Ridge Road
Buffalo, NY 14225-3913
(716) 961-1800
giordano@villa.edu
www.villa.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

North Carolina

Southwestern Community College - Jackson/Sylva Campus
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Division of Health Sciences
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779-8581
(828) 339-4331
mfischer@southwesterncc.edu
www.southwesterncc.edu
Status: Preaccreditation Status

Oklahoma

Indian Capital Technology Center/Connors State College
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Adult Health Careers
2403 North 41st Street East
Muskogee, OK 74403-1889
(918) 687-6383 x7986
pennys@ictctech.com
www.ictctech.com
Status: Candidacy Status

Pennsylvania

PITC Institute
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
140 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038-4001
(215) 576-5650
info@pitc.edu
www.pitc.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

South Carolina

Piedmont Technical College - Newberry Campus
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
1922 Wilson Road
Newberry, SC 29108-2202
(864) 941-8536
alewine.j@ptc.edu
www.ptc.edu/academics/schools-departments/health-science
Status: Candidacy Status

South University-Columbia
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
9 Science Court
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 935-4430
rjwhite@southuniversity.edu
www.southuniversity.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Tennessee

Jackson State Community College
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
2046 North Parkway
Jackson, TN 38301-3722
(731) 425-2612
tpigg@jscc.edu
www.jscc.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Texas

Brown Mackie College-Dallas/Ft. Worth
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
2200 North Highway 121, Suite 250
Bedford, TX 76021-5984
(817) 799-0500
dojones@brownmackie.edu
www.brownmackie.edu/dallas
Status: Preaccreditation Status

Kaplan College - Dallas
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
12005 Ford Road, Suite 100
Dallas, TX  75234-7288
(972) 385-1446
mowens@kaplan.edu
www.kaplancollege.com/dallas-tx/
Status: Candidacy Status

McLennan Community College
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Allied Health
1400 College Drive
Waco, TX 76708-1402
(254) 299-8544
apollard@mclennan.edu
www.mclennan.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Parker University
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
2540 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, TX 75229-5609
(214) 902-2409
ghochanadel@parker.edu
www.parker.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Pima Medical institute - El Paso
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
El Paso, TX
(303) 430-3351
jspurlin@pmi.edu
www.pmi.edu/careers/occupational_therapy_assistant.asp
Status: Candidacy Status

Pima Medical institute - Houston
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
10201 Katy Freeway, Suite C
Houston, TX 77024-1166
(303) 430-3351
jspurlin@pmi.edu
www.pmi.edu/careers/occupational_therapy_assistant.asp
Status: Candidacy Status

Tyler Junior College
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
PO Box 9020
Tyler, TX 75711-9020
(903) 510-2362
eoli@tjc.edu
www.tjc.edu/ota
Status: Preaccreditation Status

Virginia

Eastern Virginia Career College
(Tentative Visit: 2014/2015)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
10304 Spotsylvania Avenue, Suite 400
Fredericksburg, VA 22408-8605
(540) 373-2200
jkress@evcc.edu
www.evcc.edu
Status: Preaccreditation Status

South University-Richmond
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
2151 Old Brick Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060-5837
(804) 727-6800
tralston@southuniversity.edu
www.southuniversity.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

South University-Virginia Beach
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
301 Bendix Road, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1385
(757) 493-6900
rkriofsky@southuniversity.edu
www.southuniversity.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Wisconsin

Bryant & Stratton College-Wauwatosa Campus
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
19050 W. Potter Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226-3424
(414) 302-7007 x506
damckernanace@bryantstratton.edu
www.bryantstratton.edu
Status: Candidacy Status


Please e-mail any updates and corrections to this list to accred@aota.org.