Occupational Therapy Assistant Schools in Pennsylvania


Community College of Allegheny County/Boyce Campus

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
595 Beatty Road
Monroeville, PA 15146-1395

Program Director: Lillian Briola
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: 20
Phone: (724) 325-6751
Fax: 724-325-6797 – admission’s office
Email: lbriola@ccac.edu
Website: http://www.ccac.edu/default.aspx?id=138733
Requirements: A Video Observation: ‘Occupational Therapy – Making it Possible’ (available at all campus libraries), take a placement test, complete prerequisite courses with minimum C grade average, submission of transfer of credits, self essay, completed application for admission

Harcum College

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
750 Montgomery Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3476

Program Director: Michael Gerg, MS, OTR
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: 16
Phone: (610) 525-4100 or 610-526-6115 – program director
Fax: 610-526-1649 – registrar’s office
Email: enroll@harcum.edu or mgerg@harcum.edu
Website: www.harcum.edu/ota
Requirements: submit SAT scores, complete application for admission, minimum 2.5 GPA, submit official high school transcripts, written essay on why you want to attend Harcum College, one letter of recommendation, minimum 10 documented hours in OT setting

Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
933 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Program Director: Unknown
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: 40
Phone: (412) 261-2647
Fax: 412-261-0998
Email: inquiry@icmschool.com
Website: http://pittsburgh.kaplancareerinstitute.com/Pages/Occupational_Therapy_Assistant_Associate_Degree.aspx
Requirements: high school diploma or GED equivalent, submit official high school and college transcripts (if applicable), completed application for admission

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Healthcare Science Department
4525 Education Park Drive
Schnecksville, PA 18078-2598

Program Director: Cindy Rifenburg, OTR/L, AAS, BS, MS
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: N/A
Phone: (610) 799-1548 or 799-1575
Fax: 610-799-1173 – registrar’s office
Email: crifenburg@lccc.edu
Website: www.webdevlccc.com/lcccota
Requirements: complete application for admission, submit official transcripts including high school diploma, GED equivalent, and all transfer credits, minimum 10 observation hours in OT setting, take placement test, contact program director to set up group interview, if accepted attend orientation

Mercyhurst University, North East

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
16 West Division Street
North East, PA 16428

Program Director: Mary Gavacs, M.Ed., OTR/L
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: 7
Phone: (814) 725-6309
Fax: (814) 725-6251 – admission’s office; (814) 725-6112 – main office
Email: mgavacs@mercyhurst.edu
Website: http://northeast.mercyhurst.edu/academics/programs/ota/
Requirements: high school diploma or GED equivalent, minimum 2.0 GPA, either MNE, ACT or SAT scores, CPR certified, drug screening, official transcripts, minimum 20 observation hours in OT setting, submit immunization records

Pennsylvania College of Technology

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Advanced Technology/Health Sciences Center, W244
One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701-5799

Program Director: Barbara J. Natell
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: 17
Phone: (570) 321-5549
Fax: 570-321-5551 – admission’s office
Email: bnatell@pct.edu
Website: http://www.pct.edu/schools/hs/ota/oc.asp
Requirements: minimum 2.0 GPA, take placement test, complete admission’s application, submit official transcripts including high school diploma or GED equivalent or college credits

Pennsylvania State University

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Mont Alto Campus
One Campus Drive
Mont Alto, PA 17237-9703

Program Director: Dr. Angela Hissong, OTR/L, CMCP
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: Varies from campus to campus; 10-30
Phone: (717) 749-6130
Fax: 717-749-6166 – OT department
Email: anh1@psu.edu
Website: http://www.ma.psu.edu/Academics/Degrees/31751.htm
Requirements: submit completed application for admission, submit high school transcripts or GED equivalent, submit any other applicable college transcripts

Pennsylvania State University, Berks Campus

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
P.O. Box 7009, Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610-6009

Program Director: David Kresse, M.S.
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: Varies from campus to campus; 10-30
Phone: (610) 396-6425
Fax: 610-396-6024 – program director
Email: dck12@psu.edu
Website: http://bk.psu.edu/Academics/Degrees/ot.htm
Requirements: submit completed application for admission, submit high school transcripts or GED equivalent, submit any other applicable college

Pennsylvania State University, DuBois Campus

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
College Place
DuBois, PA 15801-3199

Program Director: LuAnn Demi
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: Varies from campus to campus; 10-30
Phone: (814) 375-4720
Fax: 814-375-4771 – bursar’s office
Email: ldb4@psu.edu
Website: www.ds.psu.edu/Academics/Degrees/2ot.htm?ch215
Requirements: submit completed application for admission, submit high school transcripts or GED equivalent, submit any other applicable college

Philadelphia University

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Continuing and Professional Studies
School House Lane & Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497

Program Director: Marianne Dahl, MBA, OTR/L
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Associate degree
Avg. Class Size: N/A
Phone: (215) 951-2911
Fax: 215-951-2526
Email: evening@philau.edu
Website: http://www.philau.edu/scps/ASAcceleratedDegree/occupationalTherapyAssistant/index.html
Requirements: complete application for admission, provide proof of high school diploma or GED equivalent, submit official sealed transcripts, submit a personal statement about goals, resume, attend two separate OT setting sites – there is no minimum amount of hours needed for admission to program