Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools in Illinois


Illinois Central College

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Health Careers Department
One College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61615

Program Director: Jennifer Haines
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: N/A
Phone: (309) 999-4600
Fax: N/A
Email: jennifer.haines@icc.edu
Website: http://www.icc.edu/catalog/cat_display.asp?id=247
Requirements: high school diploma or GED equivalent, placement test scores into ENGL 110 and READ 115, minimum 20 ACT score, minimum 2.5 GPA, minimum 12 hours observation hours in OT setting, physical exam

Lewis & Clark Community College

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
5800 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL 62035-2466

Program Director: Linda Orr
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: 24
Phone: (618) 468-4803
Fax: (618) 468-7811
Email: lorr@lc.edu
Website: www.lc.edu/degrees/OccupTherapyAsst/occtherapyasst.aspx
Requirements: fill out and submit application online, proof of high school diploma or GED equivalent, official transcripts from other institutions, two letters of recommendation, minimum 8 documented observation/volunteer hours in OT setting, statement of personal goals, proof of residency

Lincoln Land Community College

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Health Professions
5250 Shepherd Road
P.O. Box 19256
Springfield, IL 62794-9256

Program Director: Ruth Bixby, OTR/L, B.S.
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: 16
Phone: (800) 727-4161 x62872 or 217-786-2872
Fax: 217-786-2492 – admissions office
Email: ruth.bixby@llcc.edu
Website:www.llcc.edu/hlpr/AlliedHealthEmergencyServices/OccupationalTherapyAssistant/tabid/3464/Default.aspx
Requirements: submit admission application, high school diploma or GED equivalent, take placement test, minimum 2.5 GPA, attend onsite interview with program director

Parkland College

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821-1899

Program Director: Rita Myles
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: Small
Phone: (217) 353-2681
Fax: (217) 353-2640
Email: rmyles@parkland.edu
Website: www.parkland.edu/academics/departments/health/ota.aspx
Requirements: high school diploma or GED equivalent, ACT test scores, complete admission application

South Suburban College of Cook County

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Allied Health Department
15800 South State Street
South Holland, IL 60473-1262

Program Director: Cathy Mistovich
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: 12-25
Phone: (708) 596-2000 x2473
Fax: 708-225-5806
Email: cmistovich@ssc.edu
Website: www.ssc.edu/en_US/Academics/Allied_Health/Occupational_Therapy/default.asp
Requirements: high school diploma or GED equivalent, completion of admission application, minimum 2.75 GPA, minimum 75% score on admission test, background check

Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
3213 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948-3711

Program Director: Kim Langley, BS, COTA/L
Status: N/A
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: 25
Phone: (618) 942-6902
Fax: (618)942-6658 – main office
Email: klangley@siccm.com
Website: www.siccm.com/OTA_Web/index.htm
Requirements: high school diploma or GED equivalent, complete and submit application, take the Health Occupation Aptitude Examination

Wright College

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
4300 N. Narragansett Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634-1591

Program Director: Lisa Iffland
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: 35-39
Phone: (773) 481-8875
Fax: (773) 481-8892
Email: liffland@ccc.edu
Website: http://www.ccc.edu/Colleges/wright/Programs/Pages/Occupational-Therapy-Assistant-(OTA)-Associate-in-Applied-Science.aspx
Requirements: minimum 3.0 GPA, high school diploma or GED equivalent, letters of recommendation, complete application, completion of prerequisite courses with C average or better, background check, drug screening, physical exam