Program Technology Requirements
The prerequisite courses for the Occupational Therapy Assistant program consists of online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses. Students need to have a working computer, preferably a laptop, and internet service to complete assignments and assessments in the prerequisite and Occupational Therapy Assistant professional courses.
- Processor: i3 or i5
- RAM: 8 – 16 GB
- Hard drive: 256 – 512 GB SSD. No hybrid drives.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for prerequisite courses with no lower than a "C" grade in any individual prerequisite course except BIO-168 and BIO-173 which require a minimum grade of "B".
BIO-168 and BIO-173 must have been completed within the five years of starting the Occupational Therapy Assistant program coursework unless waived by the program chair.
All coursework must be scheduled to be completed no later than the end of the spring semester prior to the program's summer start.
You are not eligible for the Iowa Vocational Technical Tuition Grant while taking prerequisite courses.