Major: Occupational Therapy Assistant at Northern Virginia Community College

The Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant is part of the Occupational Therapist Assistant program at Northern Virginia Community College

The program is designed to provide students with the philosophical, theoretical, and clinical knowledge necessary to provide quality occupational therapy. This curriculum is designed to prepare students to assist and collaborate with occupational therapists in providing occupational therapy treatments and procedures. Students will participate in classroom and fieldwork experiences in this program. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates must take and pass a national board exam and complete the licensing process in order to begin a career as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Graduates may, in accordance with state laws, assist in development of treatment plans; carry out routine functions, direct activity programs, and document the progress of treatments.

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VCCS Plan Code:1260
CIP Code:51.0803

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