Learn More About Cambridge’s Two-Year Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Want to become an occupational therapy assistant? Cambridge’s two-year program can help. We’ve helped many students enter the field with success. Let us support you too!
What Type of Subject Matter Will You Learn During Your Program?
Cambridge’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program will take you approximately two years to complete from start to finish. During your time with us, you’ll learn how to help patients regain critical life skills such as dressing and cooking.
You’ll also learn how to deliver basic therapy to patients struggling with painful medical conditions such as arthritis. Plus, you’ll learn strategies for helping patients through self-care activities to improve their mental health.
Our program has been designed to give you the tools necessary for a successful career as an occupational therapist assistant. It also prepares you to take and pass the necessary NBCOT certification exam for licensing.
Some of the subject matter you’ll study throughout your program may include:
- Basics of occupational therapy
- Pediatric occupational therapy
- Health science
- Administrative procedures
- Anatomy and physiology
Explore the Many Benefits Offered Through Cambridge
You’ll study while enjoying the wide-open learning space on our Orlando-area campus, which is located in Altamonte Springs. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to take advantage of plenty of other benefits:
- In-depth study: Occupational therapy is a vast field that requires knowledge in various subjects. Our program includes the in-depth and focused courses you need to start your career with confidence.
- Hands-on training: You’ll be able to work in real-world scenarios in local healthcare facilities to supplement your classroom study. As a result, you’ll be prepared for whatever comes your way as you start your career.
- Job placement services: Need help finding a job after graduation? We’re here to help. We partner with local healthcare facilities to place our graduates in open positions. In fact, we place students daily.
- Convenience: Our Orlando-area campus is close to shops and restaurants as well as public transportation for your convenience.
|Number||Course Title||Semester Credits||Clock Hours|
|BCS 1085||Anatomy & Physiology I||3||45|
|BCS 1085L||Anatomy & Physiology I Lab||1||30|
|BCS 1086||Anatomy & Physiology II||3||45|
|BCS1086L||Anatomy & Physiology II Lab||1||30|
|ENC 1101||English Composition||3||45|
|HSC 1000||Introduction to Health Science||3||45|
|MAC 1105||College Algebra||3||45|
|MEA 1239||Medical Terminology||2||30|
|PSY 1012||Introduction to Psychology||3||45|
|SPC 1016||Fundamentals of Speech||3||45|
|Total General Ed||25||405|
|OTA 102||Introduction to Occupational Therapy||3||45|
|OTA 130||Occupational Analysis||2||30|
|OTA 108||Growth & Development||3||45|
|OTA 115||Principles of OT in Mental Health||3||60|
|OTA 110||Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy||2||30|
|OTA 206||Human Occupations I||4||75|
|OTA 215||Principles of OT in Physical Health||4||60|
|OTA 220||Clinical I||2||90|
|OTA 209||Human Occupations II||3||60|
|OTA 230||Administrative Procedures||2||30|
|OTA 245||Pediatric Practice for the OTA||4||75|
|OTA 250||Specific Populations for the OTA||3||50|
|OTA 226||Seminar Strategies||2||30|
|OTA 221||Clinical II||7||320|
|OTA 222||Clinical III||7||320|
At the end of your program, you’ll be ready for entry-level employment at local facilities such as hospitals, therapy centers and long-term care centers.
Reach Out to Cambridge Today to Get Started
Occupational therapy is a growing field full of opportunities for aspiring occupational therapy assistants. Cambridge is here to help you reach your career goals. To learn more about our Occupational Therapy Assistant program or to get started, call our team at 877-206-4279 or send us a message.