Licensure Information - Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational therapy is an exciting and growing profession that enables people to develop or retain independence when disability, illness, or other barriers create difficulty in living life to the fullest.

This is a shared program between Indian Hills Community College and Southeastern Community College. Indian Hills Community College will offer the award.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4270 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD, 20814-3449. ACOTE's telephone number is (301) 652-AOTA and their website is www.acoteonline.org.

ACOTEĀ® accredited occupation therapy and occupation therapy assistant education programs satisfy state's education requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. Students graduating from an ACOTEĀ® accredited occupation therapy and occupational therapy assistant education program are eligible to take the National Board for Certification in Occupation Therapy (NBCOT) certification exam and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, please refer to the AOTA State Licensure webpage.

The Iowa Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy evaluates the qualifications of applicants for licensure and grants licenses to those who qualify. Licensees are responsible for meeting all licensure requirements and should review the rules carefully and frequently:

https://idph.iowa.gov/Licensure/Iowa-Board-of-Physical-and-Occupational-Therapy

State Licensure

SCC makes every effort to verify the information provided on requirements for licensure is accurate and up-to-date, however, these requirements are subject to change at any time. Students who will be seeking licensure as a Registered Nurse are strongly encouraged to review the licensure requirements at the associated website, linked below where available, for the state in which they intend to practice.

Southeastern Community College has determined its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure in the following states:

Iowa

Southeastern Community College has determined its curriculum does not meet the state educational requirements for licensure in the following states:

(Unknown)

Southeastern Community College has not made a determination that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in the following states and territories:

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