Brief Description of Program:
Program graduates are certified through a national certification examination by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Recent graduate performance: https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx
The PRCC Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The address is:
ACOTE, c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
ACOTE is the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education. Accreditation has been a stated function of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA®) since 1923. AOTA’s Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) is recognized as the accrediting agency for occupational therapy education by both the United States Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). ACOTE is also an active member of the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA).
- PRCC’s OTA Program will prepare competent, entry-level graduates who will work under the direction of a registered occupational therapist and be employed in the role of occupational therapy assistants in a range of settings.
- PRCC’s OTA students will demonstrate practical knowledge and skills which are necessary for employment in entry-level positions in the workforce according to the Framework Curriculum.
- PRCC’s OTA students will report overall satisfaction with program instruction.
- PRCC’s OTA graduates will report strong vocational placements and satisfaction with their academic program.
- PRCC’s OTA graduates will pass the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Exam.
- The PRCC OTA program will support the professional values of self-direction, professionalism, teamwork, community service, and life-long learning.
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