Occupational Therapy Assistant
Getting Acquainted with the Program

Thank You for your inquiry into the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program

Below are handy links to various information about the OTA career, San Juan College's Associate of Applied Science in OTA, and the Accreditation process for our program.


We are very pleased to announce that the San Juan College Occupational Therapy Programs has accreditation status from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE's telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and the web address is www.acoteonline.org


A career in Occupational Therapy Assistant is a wonderful opportunity to work in various settings helping people at various ages do the "job of living". There is a link below that will help you research the career of OTA and help you decide if this for you.

AOTA Consider OTA with SJC Info & Career Info


Now you may have decided that this is what you want to do so it is time to investigate what San Juan College has to offer for the AAS in OTA. Two links below will show you the brochure for the program and the curriculum approved with the prerequisites and suggested course sequence. The degree will lead to required national certification and state licensure.

OTA Brochure

AAS & Curriculum for Initial Inquiries


If you are ready to speak to an advisor regarding the program you can email ota@sanjuancollege.edu or call 505-566-3849 to make an appointment.

For more information, please call Melody Conrad at 505-566-3849. Or send an email to ota@sanjuancollege.edu.