Occupational therapy assistants help people with physical, cognitive, social or emotional problems reach maximum independence in daily living skills. OTAs work in hospitals, schools, mental health clinics, community agencies and businesses.
Our program includes fieldwork at health-care facilities, long-term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, schools, mental health facilities, hospitals or clinics. As a graduate, you'll be able to take the national certification exam, administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). For details, see FAQs.
JCCC and KCKCC students: Johnson County Community College and Kansas City Kansas Community College students can take MCC OTA courses at the JCCC or KCCKC tuition rate.
Accreditation: Accreditation Council on Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the Amerian Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). For details, see FAQs
To apply: You must first apply to MCC and complete your prerequisites. Then you can apply to the program by June 15 for fall admission. Download our information packet/application materials to get started.
Student handbook: Download our handbook for more info.