Occupational therapy is a vibrant, growing profession that makes it possible for people to achieve independence and to enjoy life to its fullest. By choosing a career as an occupational therapy assistant, you will make a difference! You will be able to improve the lives of people, from newborns to the very old.

The occupational therapy assistant (OTA) enjoys a job that uses personal, creative, and technical skills working with individuals from a diverse and multicultural society and from all age groups to have a more meaningful life by promoting health and preventing illness, injury or disability.

Graduates of an accredited OTA program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the
occupational therapy assistant, which is administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and after passing this examination will be eligible for state licensure.


OT Month 2018 Event
Occupational Therapy Month April 2018

Come Celebrate OT Month with the San Juan College OTA Students.

Learn about Occupational Therapy and participate in OT activities and a chance to win prizes.

Wednesday, April 4th 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
in the San Juan College- HHPC foyer





Celebrate OT Month

Wednesday, April 4 @ 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
in the San Juan College- HHPC foyer

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OTA Accreditation LogoThe San Juan College occupational therapy assistant program is accredited by 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 its web address is www.acoteonline.org.

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The total number of graduates from the San Juan College Occupational Therapy Assistant program during the 3-year period of 2014-2017 was 23, with an overall graduation rate of 85%.

Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx.