Occupational Therapy Assistant

Work with patients to overcome challenges that impact their daily lives.

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Address limitations with solutions that promote skill acquisition and confidence.

Occupational therapists assist with all types of complications, from physical and developmental limitations to behavioral issues. Whether it’s getting dressed or having the courage to go to the grocery store, some people struggle doing everyday tasks that many of us take for granted. At Penn College, you’ll learn what it takes to make a positive impact in a thriving career field with diverse employment options spanning from acute care to behavioral health.


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Lorenzo Marefka

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800.367.9222 ext. 7111

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Occupational Therapy Assistant (A.A.S.)

Applications for the Occupational Therapy Assistant major are no longer being accepted. Contact the School of Nursing & Health Sciences with any questions.

Applied Health Studies, Completion (B.S.)

Students who have earned an associate’s degree from Penn College in occupational therapy assistant are eligible to pursue a bachelor’s degree in applied health studies. 

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OTA students put lessons to use in cheerful community outreach

Students in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Club recently dressed as Disney princesses to visit pediatric patients at the ...


Students add play items to Lycoming County Sensory Garden

This summer, members of the Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Club at Pennsylvania College of Technology contributed their ...


Pre-College Programs to enrich participants’ summer experience

Building construction has been added to the abounding schedule of pre-college initiatives offered at Pennsylvania College of ...