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Earn Your Occupational Therapy Assistant Degree

The A.A.S. Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Cleveland University–Kansas City consists of 15 core courses which include approximately 4-5 months of fieldwork education. Focused 8-week courses immerse you into your class subjects and allow for completion of an A.A.S. in Occupational Therapy Assistant degree in as little as two years. Cleveland University–Kansas City’s College of Health Sciences admits students to the Occupational Therapy Assistant program three times per year. Academic fieldwork courses are offered during the day, with occasional weekend rotations depending on the fieldwork assignment.

Earn Your OTA Degree in 2 Years!

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant jobs are in the top-25 list of best healthcare support jobs in the nation as ranked by the US News & World Report
  • OTAs have a national median wage of $61,510 annually
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth in this field is anticipated to grow by 35% between 2019-2029, making it the 4th fastest-growing occupation.

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I was a nursing major at first,” McKenzie M. says, “and I wanted to work with people on a more personal level. I began looking at physical therapy and occupational therapy careers. What I really liked about occupational therapy is how you have a more personal interaction with the clients.

- McKinsey M.


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