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Occupational Therapy Assistant A.A.S.


A work of heart.

Help people of all ages to regain, develop, or master everyday living skills for independent, productive, and satisfying lives with the two-year Occupational Therapy Assistant A.A.S. Degree program. The program’s academic and fieldwork training prepare you for a career in occupational therapy. Receive the training to work under the supervision of a Registered Occupational Therapist, implementing intervention plans to enable participation in life activities for people of diverse ages, cultures, and abilities.

Learn to interact with healthcare providers and OT clients in a professional and meaningful manner. Graduates are eligible to sit for the national board exam for certification through the National Board of Certification for Occupational Therapy.


Applications for the Fall 2023 cohort open on January 1, 2023. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 on April 1, 2023.

Fall 2023 Occupational Therapy Program Application

Information Sessions

Applicants are required to attend one information session as a part of the application process. Advising meetings with the OTA faculty are not considered information sessions. The date attended will be a requirement on the application. Current students, faculty, and clinical educators will be on the call to answer questions regarding the NSCC OTA program. Note: This is not a drop-in event. The session will begin at the stated time.

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If you have additional questions regarding the application, selection, and admission process for the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program at Nashville State Community College, please send an email to OTA@nscc.edu and put OTA Application and Admission in the subject line.

Program Office
W-35, Weld Building, Main Campus
615-353-3708 | Fax: 615-353-3608

Piper Sesnan, OTD, OTR
OTA Program Director

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