Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant
St. Catherine University

Program Details

St. Kate’s offers an Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy. With this online degree in rehabilitation therapies, you can make a difference in people’s well-being. The online program prepares you to take the national certification exam administered by NBCOT (National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy).

While your coursework in rehabilitation therapies is online, you will participate in labs and fieldwork in California, Minnesota, Texas, or Virginia. 

Class sizes are small and emphasize communication and teamwork. You will build your confidence through discussions, role-playing, and working closely with dedicated faculty.

Once you become a certified occupational therapy assistant, you can implement treatment plans for patients. Potential employers include:

  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Residential care facilities
  • Community centers

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

St. Catherine University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Labs and fieldwork hours take place in Minnesota, Virginia, California or Texas. Labs require 8 in-person visits.