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LSC-Tomball Occupational Therapy Department

Health Science Building
The LSC-Tomball Health Science Building is located at 700 Graham Street in Tomball, Texas, 77355.
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LSC-Tomball OTA Contacts
Faculty
Dr. Terra Ruppert
Director
281-826-5394
Office: HSB 111M

Stephanie Johnston
Field Work Coordinator
Phone: 281-826-5395
Office: HSB 111L

Dean
Dr. Cynthia Casparis
Health, Kinesiology & Natural Sciences
281-351-3339
Office: W219F

Occupational therapy assistants help individuals who have become disabled by disease or injury to return to independent living. They work in a variety of areas including hospitals, nursing homes, private clinics, community agencies, and schools. The program at Lone Star College-Tomball begins at the end of August each year and consists of 60 credit hours of coursework. Applications are accepted each spring for fall admission and applicants will be asked to undergo an interview process in order to be considered for the program.
   

Program Accreditation

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Ste. 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, (301) 652-AOTA, www.acoteonline.org.

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) program data results
https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx 

Program Highlights 

 

  • Five Semester Program - 2 fall semesters, 2 spring semesters, and 1 summer semester
  • Hands-On Preparation - New skills and techniques are learned within a highly interactive program  

 

Approach

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  • On-the-Job Training
    • Program includes both part-time and full-time fieldwork experiences in healthcare settings 
  • No Friday Classes
    • Instead, study, work, or take care of personal business

 

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