Southern Illinois Collegiate Common Market

Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)

The occupational therapy practitioner works with people who are limited by physical injury or illness, psychosocial dysfunction, developmental or learning disabilities, poverty and cultural differences, throughout the aging process, prevent disability and to maintain health and wellness.

The ultimate goal is to improve the client’s quality of life and successfully engage in meaningful activities.

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about SICCM as well as the OTA program!

NBCOT Program Results:

Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at:

Program Outcomes:

Students Entering / Student
2018 25/24 96%
2017 25/22 88%
2016 25/21 84%
Total 75/64 85%

The Occupational Therapy Program at SICCM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

ACOTE is located at:
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
Phone: (301) 652-AOTA
Web address: