Occupational Therapy Assistant Program - Admissions Process

 
 
 

Online Admissions Process For Occupational Therapy Assistant

OTA PRE-APPLICATION CHECKLIST

We appreciate your interest in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) Catonsville Campus and want to make certain that you are successful.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is a selective admissions program. Although the Community College of Baltimore County has an open door policy for general admission, enrollment in the School of Health Professions programs is competitive.

ADMISSION PACKET

Open and review the OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT admission packet! Learn more about this astounding career.

STEP 1 - Review the Pre-Application Checklist

To make certain that your application can be FULLY considered for the program, please review the following Pre-Application Checklist BEFORE COMPLETING AN APPLICATION to the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at CCBC.

  Pre-Application Checklist YES NO Not Certain

1

Have you reviewed the admissions criteria for the Occupational Therapy Assistant program? Prerequisite information can be found in the admission packet.      

2

If you have completed coursework at CCBC, is your CCBC GPA at least a 2.00?*      

3

Have you completed coursework at another College? If so, does the School of Health Professions Admissions Office have copies of your transcripts?

     

4

Have completed the following courses with a “C” or better?


a. ENGL 101 f. SPCM 101
b. ENGL 102 g. HLTH 101
c. PSYC 101 h.MATH 153
d. BIOL 220 i. Social and Behavioral Science Gen Ed Requirement 3cr.*

e. BIOL 221

(completed within 5 years)

j. Information Technology

Gen Ed Requirement 3cr.*

k. PSYC 103

Note: All general program requirements, prerequisites and general education courses for this program must be completed with a "C" or better by June 1st.

* one course must satisfy the Gen Ed Diversity requirement.

     

5

Do you have an overall GPA of 2.4 or greater for all coursework listed in number 4?*      

*If you do not know how to calculate your GPA, you can use this website: http://www.back2college.com/gpa.htm

STEP 2 - Calculate your score for the Pre-Admissions Checklist

If you answered YES to these 5 questions then CONGRATULATIONS you are eligible to apply to the Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

If you answered NO or NOT CERTAIN then, you may not be eligible to apply at this time. You may contact the Occupational Therapy Assistant Academic Advisor: Ms. Gwyn Degner at 443-840-4352 or gdegner@ccbcmd.edu

STEP 3 - Apply to the School of Health Professions

Are you a current or former CCBC student? – Go directly to SIMON and apply under the Student Services Tab. Look for the SHP Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) application.
NOTE: There is a $20 application fee to apply to the School of Health Professions. Applying online requires paying the application fee before the application can be submitted. CCBC accepts VISA and MASTERCARD for the payment.

New to CCBC? You need to apply to CCBC first – Click here to start your application to CCBC
Once admitted to the College, you will be able to log in to SIMON to complete the School of Health Professions Admissions process.

STEP 4 - Submit official transcripts

Official transcripts from all previous colleges attended, including CLEP scores, AP scores and international evaluations need to be submitted to CCBC. You do not need to submit a CCBC transcript. All documentation should be submitted to the School of Health Professions Admissions Office, J101 on the Essex Campus.

STEP 5 - Check the status of your application

You can check the status of your application online by logging into SIMON.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA AND PREREQUISITES:

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program admits a limited number of students each year. The academic credentials of the most competitive candidates include a minimum of a 2.40 GPA on all prerequisite courses. Each course must have a grade of "C" or better. Students should complete the prerequisite courses by the application deadline June 1st. The competitiveness of admissions depends on the pool of applicants.

You can find additional information about the Occupational Therapy Assistant program by downloading the OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT admission packet.

 
 
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