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Metropolitan Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Occupational Therapy Curriculum

MCC Campus(es): MCC-Penn Valley, Health Science Institute
Program Coordinator: 
Amber Jenkins, 816.604.4235
Application deadline: 
June 15

Metropolitan Community College awards certificates to students who complete various career and technical programs. While each campus offers some of the same certificates, others are offered only at one of the MCC campuses.

IMPORTANT: Certificate and degree requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

A.A.S. Occupational Therapy Assistant

A.A.S. Occupational Therapy Assistant (PDF)

COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
Program Prerequisites
BIOL 150 Medical Terminology 2
OTHA 100 Intro to Occupational Therapy 2
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
Any biological or physical sciences course.Any biological or physical science course.(BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) 4-6
General Education Requirements
COMM 100
COMM 102
COMM 223
COMM 233
Fundamentals of Speech or
Fundamentals of Human Communication or
Interpersonal Communications or
Intercultural Communications
HIST 120
HIST 121
POLS 136
United States History to 1865 or
United States History since 1865 or
Introduction to U. S. National Politics
PSYC 140 General Psychology 3
Specific Program Requirements
HLSC 108
BIOL 109
BIOL 110
BIOL 210
Anatomy and Physiology Health Professions or
Anatomy and Physiology or
Human Anatomy and
Human Physiology
OTHA 102 Documentation Guidelines 2
OTHA 103 Critical Conditions 2
OTHA 106 Therapeutic Interventions I 4
OTHA 114 Introduction to Fieldwork .5
OTHA 116 Level I Fieldwork I .5
OTHA 118 Assessment and Intervention 3
OTHA 120 Pediatrics 2
OTHA 121 Level I Fieldwork II 1
OTHA 130 Kinesiology: Applied Analysis of Movement 4
OTHA 154 Applied Neurology 2
OTHA 201 Mental Health 2.5
OTHA 202 Physical Dysfunction: Applications for Practice 3
OTHA 203 Gerontology 2
OTHA 208 Therapeutic Interventions II 4
OTHA 212 Level I Fieldwork III 2
OTHA 217 Occupational Therapy Capstone 2
OTHA 222 Level II Fieldwork 12
Total Credit Hours Required 73.5-81.5