Allied Health
Occupational Therapy Assistant

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Salary: $31,290 - $52,456
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Hourly: $20.47 - $37.29
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Outlook: 4 Stars
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Length of Training: 2 years
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Length of Training/Requirements
Training for an occupational therapy assistant requires completion of a 2-year educational program through an accredited school, along with passing a national certification examination administered by the American Occupational Therapy Certifcation Board, and a State licensure exam as well.

Occupational therapy aides usually require a high school diploma and training on the job.

Educational Programs

University or College City Degree*
Amarillo College Amarillo A
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Austin Community College Austin A
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Del Mar College Corpus Christi A
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Houston Community College System (HCCS) Houston C,A
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Laredo Community College Laredo A
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Lone Star College System: Kingwood Campus Kingwood A
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Lone Star College System: Tomball Campus Tomball A
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Navarro College Corsicana A
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Panola College Carthage A
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South Texas College McAllen A
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St. Philip's College (ACCD) San Antonio A
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate