2 years
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About this course

The Anoka Technical College associate in applied science (AAS) degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) is a 71-credit, two-year associate in applied science degree.

Course work includes:

  • MnTC/general education courses
  • Occupational therapy theory and skill building courses
  • On-the-job experiences at various fieldwork sites.

Minnesota state law requires that any person who provides services that involve direct contact with patients and/or residents at a health care facility have a background study conducted by the state. A student who is disqualified as a result of a background check will not be allowed to enter the program major. A student must receive a “Background Study Clearance” within 90 days preceding the start of clinical or fieldwork courses to be placed at a partnering facility. Any student failing to receive clearance will be disqualified from enrollment in the course.