MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT PROGRAM

What campuses offer this program?

  • Memphis, TN
  • Miramar, FL
How long is the program?
  • Students in our Occupational Therapy Assistant program earn their Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in 20 months.*
*Program length and degree type may vary by campus.
What skills will I learn?
  • Identifying anatomical position and major planes of the body
  • Ethical dispute resolution and conflict resolution systems
  • Major sociological perspectives, cultural, social structure and interaction
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), first aid, infection control and vital signs
  • Biomechanical principles of joint motion, posture and balance
  • Etiology, clinical process and prognosis of common diseases and illnesses
  • Therapeutic interventions and techniques used to enhance functional ability
  • Occupational therapy terminology
  • Joint protection, energy conservation and work simplification
Where can I work?
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Schools
  • Client homes
  • Community settings

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.concorde.edu/disclosures