Cost of Program
To keep expenses at a reasonable cost to the student, the faculty at NSCC research the OTA budget annually. In addition to regular tuition costs, the Occupational Therapy Assistant requires the following additional purchases.
|Material||Estimated cost||required by|
|Program Uniform - Navy Scrubs||$30.00/pair (program only requires students to purchase one pair)||Start of program.|
|CPR Certification||$30.00-$76.00||Start of program.|
|Immunization Requirements and Physical Exam||Cost Varies (insurance dependent)||Start of program. Physical Exam is required at the beginning of each fall semester. A flu shot is required every October for the students in the program.|
|Criminal Background Check||~$63.00||Start of program and beginning of each fall semester (some fieldwork sites may require).|
|Drug Screen||~$40.00||Start of the program and beginning of each fall semester.|
|Printing Materials and Lab Supplies||~$30.00 each semester||Start of each semester.|
|Professional Liability||~14.00||Start of program and beginning of each fall semester.|
|AOTA Student Membership Fee||$75.00||Start of each fall semester.|
|NBCOT Exam Fee||$555.00||
|State of TN Licensing Exam||$75.00||
Post-graduation and passing of the NBCOT examination.
|NBCOT Exam Study Pack||~$75.00||
Optional purchase after graduation.
Updated information regarding current tuition and fees may be found here. For financial aid information, please get in touch with our financial aid office.