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OTA Programs - Developing

The following are new programs that are not yet accredited, but have completed the first steps in the 3-step initial accreditation process.
  • Programs having “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

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

Idaho

Idaho State University
(Tentative Visit: 2017/2018)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
921 S. 8th Avenue, MS 8380
Pocatello, ID 83209
(208) 282-2890
tramjoan@isu.edu
www2.isu.edu/apptech/ota/index.shtml
Status: Candidacy Status

Indiana

Huntington University
(Tentative Visit: 2019/2020)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, IN 46750-1237
(260) 359-4183
nscheiman@huntington.edu
www.huntington.edu/
Status: Candidacy Status

Kansas

Cleveland University-Kansas City
(Tentative Visit: 2018/2019)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
10850 Lowell Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210-1613
(913) 234-0600
gery.hochanadel@cleveland.edu
www.cleveland.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Missouri

Central Methodist University
(Tentative Visit: 2017/2018)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
411 Central Methodist University
Fayette, MO 65248
(660) 248-6366
rfenton@centralmethodist.edu
www.centralmethodist.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

New Jersey

Raritan Valley Community College
(Tentative Visit: 2019/2020)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
PO Box 3300
Somerville, NJ  08876-1265
(908) 526-1200 x8416
kathleen.michell@raritanval.edu
www.raritanval.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

New York

Cayuga Community College - Fulton Campus
(Tentative Visit: 2018/2019)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
11 Glen River Drive
Fulton, NY 13069-4920
(315) 592-4143 x3021
jmeyer10@cayuga-cc.edu
www.cayuga-cc.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) 398-7272
janemblount@abtech.edu
www.abtech.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
(Tentative Visit: 2018/2019)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard S
Salisbury, NC 28146-8357
(704) 216-3948
amy.mahle@rccc.edu
www.rccc.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Pennsylvania

Lackawanna College
(Tentative Visit: 2018/2019)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
501 Vine Street
Scranton, PA 18509-3206
(570) 504-8110
desantol@lackawanna.edu
www.lackawanna.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

PITC Institute
(Tentative Visit: 2019/2020)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
827 Glenside Avenue
Wyncote, PA 19095
(215) 576-5650
info@pitc.edu
www.pitc.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Puerto Rico

Huertas College
(Tentative Visit: 2017/2018)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Health Department
PO Box 8429
Caguas, PR 00726
(787) 746-1400 x1807
mbernard@huertas.edu
www.huertas.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Tennessee

South College-Knoxville
(Tentative Visit: 2018/2019)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
3904 Lonas Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909-3323
(865) 251-1800
khall@southcollegetn.edu
www.southcollegetn.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Walters State Community College-Greeneville Campus
(Tentative Visit: 2018/2019)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Health Programs
215 N. College Street
Greeneville, TN 37745
(423) 798-8183
rachael.meek@ws.edu
www.ws.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Texas

Brightwood College - Dallas
(Tentative Visit: 2017/2018)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
12005 Ford Road, Suite 100
Dallas, TX  75234-7288
(972) 481-7432
lee.sellmann@brightwood.edu
www.brightwood.edu/associates-degrees/occupational-therapy-assistant/
Status: Candidacy Status (Preaccreditation Status Denied 8/4/17)
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Mountain View College
(Tentative Visit: 2019/2020)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
4849 West Illinois Avenue
Dallas, TX 75211-6503
(214) 860-3605
CandiceFreeman@dcccd.edu
www.mvc.dcccd.edu
Status: Candidacy Status

Utah

Ameritech College of Healthcare
(Tentative Visit: 2017/2018)
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
12257 Business Park Drive, Suite 100
Draper, UT 84020-6540
(801) 816-1444
lhelgeson@ameritech.edu
www.ameritech.edu
Status: Preaccreditation Status