Occupational Therapy Schools in Arkansas


University of Central Arkansas

Department of Occupational Therapy
Doyne Health Sciences Center 103
Conway, AR 72035-0001

Program Advisor: Dr. Cathy Acre
Status: Accreditation
Completion: Master’s degree or combined bachelor/master’s degree
ACOTE: Yes
Avg. Class Size: 45
Phone: (501) 450-3192
Fax: (501)450-5228
Email: otinfo@uca.edu or cathya@uca.edu
Website: www.uca.edu/ot
Requirements: completion of admissions application, high school transcript, ACT/SAT scores (ACT must be 23.1 or higher), other college transcripts and proof of immunizations; GPA of 3.3 or higher

The University of Central Arkansas is one of the longest running accredited programs in the United States. Since 1974, UCA has been assisting and advising not only students, but residents in the community of Conway, AR. Located just thirty minutes from the state capitol of Little Rock, UCA offers students of the south one of the most affordable higher eduation opportunities available. Their campus is one of the most beautiful in the nation and the community of Conway is no different. Besides UCA, there are two other colleges in Conway, giving this city the nickname “The City of Colleges.” A poll in 2007 showed that 95 percent of graduates of the occupational therapy program from UCA were employed in the field within 3 months of graduation.