Occupational Therapy Assistant


Memphis, TN (Memphis Metro Area)

EARN YOUR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT DEGREE IN AS FEW AS 20 MONTHS

Have you been looking for occupational therapy assistant schools in the Memphis area? At Concorde, we help you learn the skills you need to support occupational therapists and enhance your patients’ quality of life by helping them regain their physical independence, mobility and physical endurance.

Achieve your dreams

If your dream is to help people for a living, this program is a great fit for you. As a graduate, you will be prepared to start a career where your skills help improve the lives of people in your community starting on day one.

What you can learn

Our OTA programs focus on teaching you how to help patients improve their mobility, physical strength and endurance after suffering from injury, illness or another debilitating medical condition. Curriculum is designed to prepare you to sit for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) following completion of this degree. Coursework emphasizes the following hands-on areas:

  • Anatomical positions
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), first aid, infection control and vital signs
  • Biomechanics of joint motion, posture and balance
  • Conflict resolution and ethical dispute resolution
  • Etiology, clinical process, and prognosis of common diseases and illnesses

Career outlook*

Occupational therapy assistant jobs are projected to increase at a much-faster-than-average rate of 40 percent. Find out more about what a career in occupational therapy looks like.
*Source: BLS.gov 2014-2024

Financial aid

To help you overcome any financial barriers toward your education, we can help you navigate the financial aid process and learn about scholarship opportunities for which you might qualify.

Join our family

If you’re looking for an occupational therapy assistant program that can help you jump-start your career, Concorde in Memphis can help. To learn more, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

Hours of operation

Monday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. EST
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. EST
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. EST
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. EST
Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. EST
Sunday: Closed

Address

Concorde Career College
5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 132
Memphis, TN 38137

FX: 901-761-3293
Toll free: 1-800-693-7010

Accreditation

The 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. Their website is www.acoteonline.org.

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