Experience the thrill of changing the lives of patients ranging from newborns to senior citizens while working with professional occupational therapists.
Curriculum is based on adult learning theory and collaborative learning integrating classroom experiences and clinical application. Students are given a foundation of theoretical understanding of the occupational therapy process.
Graduates of the program receive an Associates in Applied Science.
Occupational Therapy Assistant - 1360 hrs.*
Approximate CKTC Program Cost
Adult Students - $6150
Who Can Apply?
Adult Students Only
Enrollment limited to 16 students
Application and Requirements
The application deadline is April 1.
- Interviews are held the first week in May.
- Applicants can have no more than three incomplete prerequisites to be considered for an interview. Submitted applications that don't meet this standard will be deferred until this requirement is fullfilled. All prerequisites must be completed by the end of the summer semester prior to enrollment. If not completed successfully, the applicant's admission will be withdrawn.
- Acceptance letters are mailed within three weeks after interviews.
- School begins the second week in August.
Factors when considering applicants include cumulative GPA, prerequisite GPA, observation hours, references, all official transcripts, the application, and interview.
The total number of graduates from the Caddo Kiowa Technology Center/Southwestern Oklahoma State University Occupational Therapy Assistant Program during
the 3-year period of 2013– 2015 was 38 with an overall graduation rate of 95%.
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Program Results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at
The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT)
12 South Summit Avenue, Suite 100
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
According to the American Occupational Therapy Association and the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics the
employment outlook for therapy assistants will continue to improve steadily for the foreseeable future.
Employment is expected to increase by 41% (2012-2022) or more reflecting an above average demand.
The fastest growing segment of the population is the elderly who will need services. Additionally, premature infants, survivors of spinal cord injuries,
brain injuries and severe orthopedic injuries will require extensive occupational therapy.
Mental Health Centers
OTA is offered as a result of a cooperative agreement between CKTC and Southwestern Oklahoma State University. OTA is accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
(ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449