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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: Preaccreditation Status

California

Stanbridge College-Los Angeles
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
9410 Topanga Canyon Boulevard
Chatsworth, CA  91311
(949) 794-9090
eriepma@stanbridge.edu
www.stanbridge.edu
(Additional location of Stanbridge College, Irvine, CA)
Status: Candidacy Status

Florida

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: Preaccreditation Status

Illinois

Fox College
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017) (OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
6640 S. Cicero Avenue
Bedford Park, IL 60638
(709) 444-4500
ccranston@foxcollege.edu
www.foxcollege.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Nevada

Pima Medical Institute - Las Vegas
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
3333 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV  89121-4329
(702) 458-9650
hnorman@pmi.edu
www.pmi.edu
Status: Candidacy 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: Preaccreditation 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

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
(Tentative Visit: 2017/2018)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801-4816
(828) 398-7250
dollyphorton@abtech.edu
www.abtech.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Ohio

Bryant & Stratton College-Eastlake Campus
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
35350 Curtis Boulevard
Eastlake, OH  44095
(716) 250-7500 x245
jgenau@bryantstratton.edu
www.bryantstratton.edu
Status: Candidacy 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: Preaccreditation 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
wilson-alston.a@ptc.edu
www.ptc.edu/academics/schools-departments/health-science
Status: Candidacy Status (Preaccreditation Status Denied)

South University-Columbia
(Tentative Visit: 2015/2016)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
9 Science Court
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 935-4430
ibeveridge@southuniversity.edu
www.southuniversity.edu
Status: Preaccreditation 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-San Antonio
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
4715 Fredericksburg Road, Suite 100
San Antonio, TX 78229-3642
(210) 428-2212
sgerardi@brownmackie.edu
www.brownmackie.edu/san-antonio.aspx
Status: Candidacy Status

Kaplan College - Dallas
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(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: Preaccreditation 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: Preaccreditation 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: Preaccreditation 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

Utah

Ameritech College of Healthcare
(Tentative Visit: 2016/2017)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
12257 Business Park Drive, Suite 100
Draper, UT 84020-6540
(801) 816-1444
jaiken@ameritech.edu
www.ameritech.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Virginia

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
cdcox@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: Preaccreditation Status


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