Welcome and thank you for visiting with us today! We hope this website provides you with answers to your questions about the OTA Program at Polk State College, Winter Haven Campus, Florida.

OTA Program Mission

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is committed to providing people in Polk County with opportunities for personal and professional development within an environment of academic excellence.

OTA Program Credo

“Opportunities for Transformation and Autonomy”

Accreditation Status

The OTA Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449.  ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and here is a link to the AOTA website.

Program Passing Rates: https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx
Outcomes for New Graduates Taking the National Certification Exam for Academic Years 2011-13 (3-year Aggregate)

Year

Total Number of New Graduates Testing

Total Number of New Graduates Passing

Total Number of New Graduates Failing

Percentage Passing Rate of New Graduates

2013

             19

19

0

100%

2012

15

13

2

87%

2011

11

10

1

91%

Total 3-year

45

42

3

93%

The OTA Program is member of the Florida Occupational Therapy Educational Consortium (FLOTEC). Polk State College and the OTA Program reserve the right to make changes in the regulations, course offerings, curriculum, policies, and rules.

Revised: March 21, 2014