Academic Programs

The Occupational Therapy Assistant and Occupational Therapy Graduate Programs below are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)  located at:

ACOTE                                               Telephone # 301-652-AOTA
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220

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Graduates of these programs will be able to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination.

University of New Mexico
Master of Occupational Therapy

MSC09 5240
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: (505) 272-1753
Fax: (505) 272-3583


Physical Location: 
2500 Marble Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001


Eastern New Mexico University
Occupational Therapy Assistant

1500 S Avenue K, Portales, NM 88130


Phone: 575-624-7000 


Toll free:  1-800-243-6687

San Juan College
Occupational Therapy Assistant

4601 College Blvd, Farmington, NM 87402


Phone: (505) 326-3311


For more information, please call Melody Conrad at 505-566-3849. Or send an email to

College Library
Brookline College
Occupational Therapy Assistant

4201 Central Avenue N.W.
Suite J
Albuquerque, NM 87105



Currently in Candidacy Status with ACOTE. 

First cohort starting January 2023.