Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Orlando Curriculum

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
  • Psychology
  • Health science
  • Kinesiology
  • 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.

NumberCourse TitleSemester CreditsClock Hours
BCS 1085Anatomy & Physiology I345
BCS 1085LAnatomy & Physiology I Lab130
BCS 1086Anatomy & Physiology II345
BCS1086LAnatomy & Physiology II Lab130
ENC 1101English Composition 345
HSC 1000Introduction to Health Science345
MAC 1105College Algebra 345
MEA 1239Medical Terminology 230
PSY 1012Introduction to Psychology345
SPC 1016Fundamentals of Speech345
Total General Ed 25405
OTA 102Introduction to Occupational Therapy 345
OTA 130Occupational Analysis230
OTA 108Growth & Development345
OTA 115Principles of OT in Mental Health360
OTA 125Kinesiology 345
OTA 110Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy230
OTA 206Human Occupations I475
OTA 215Principles of OT in Physical Health460
OTA 220Clinical I 290
OTA 209Human Occupations II360
OTA 230Administrative Procedures230
OTA 245Pediatric Practice for the OTA475
OTA 250Specific Populations for the OTA350
OTA 226Seminar Strategies 230
OTA 221Clinical II 7320
OTA 222Clinical III 7320
Total Core541365
Total Program791770

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.