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Information Sessions Available for Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

[Monday, February 13, 2017]


McHenry County College OTA students practice using sandwich holders to spread jelly on toast during a recent lab exercise. Pictured from left are Alyssa Riebel, Michelle Hascup and Jennifer Jovellanos.

Anyone interested in training for a career as an occupational therapy assistant may attend an information session at 5 p.m. Feb. 28 in Room E217 at McHenry County College.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program information session will provide attendees an opportunity to meet OTA program faculty, learn more about career opportunities, and receive details on applying for fall semester. Informal discussions and application forms will also be available.

The job market for Occupational Therapy Assistants is expected to grow 41 percent through 2022 and the median annual wage for OTAs in 2012 was $53,240, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Other information sessions are offered at 1 p.m. on April 7 in Room E204 and at 10 a.m. on May 16 in room E217. The college is located at 8900 U.S. Hwy. 14 in Crystal Lake. For more information, visit or call (815) 479-7710.

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