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OT Schools in California

Occupational Therapist Programs

California State University Dominguez Hills
Department of Occupational Therapy
OT Program Director - Terry Peralta-Catipon, PhD, OTR/L
1000 East Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747
(310) 243-2726 | website
Status: Accreditation

Dominican University of California
School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
OT Program Director - Kitsum Li, OTD, OTR/L, CSRS
50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 458-3731 | website

Loma Linda University
Department of Occupational Therapy School of Allied Health Professions
OT Program Director - Liane Hewitt, MPH, OTR/L
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(800) 422-4558 or (909) 558-4628 | website
Status: Accreditation

Samuel Merritt University
Department of Occupational Therapy
OT Program Director - Kate Hayner, EdD, OTR/L
Peralta Pavilion
450 30th Street, Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 869-6511 | website
Status: Accreditation

San Jose State University
Department of Occupational Therapy School of Applied Arts & Sciences
OT Program Director - Jerylin "Gigi" Smith, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-3070 | website
(priority given to California residents)
Status: Accreditation

Stanbridge University
2041Business Center Drive, Suite 107
MSOT Interim Program Director - Vikas Sharma, OTD, OTR/L
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 794-9090
learn(at)stanbridge.edu | website
Status: Accreditation

University of Southern California
Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
OT Program Director - Grace Baranek, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
1540 Alcazar Street, CHP-133, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9003
(323) 442-2850 or (866) 385-4250 | (323) 442-1540 fax
otdept(at)usc.edu | website
Status: Accreditation

University of St. Augustine
Department of Occupational Therapy
OT Program Director - Terri Roberts, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, CLT
700 Windy Point Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 591-3012 | website
Status: Accreditation

University of the Pacific
3200 Fifth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 325-4602 | website
Status: Candidacy

West Coast University
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
Program Director - Stacey Willis, OTD, OTR/L
590 Nort Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90004 | website
Status: Accreditation

OT Schools Outside California

Please visit the AOTA website for a listing of OT Schools outside of California.

OTA Schools in California

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

American Career College
OTA Program Director - Mary Kay Wolfe, OTD, OTR/L
Orange County Campus
1200 North Magnolia Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92801
(877) 398-0578 | website
Status: Accreditation

CBD College
OTA Program Director - Mary Kay Wolfe, OTR/L
3699 Wilshire Boulevard, 4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 427-2200 | website
Status: Accreditation

Clovis Community College
OTA Program Director - Erin Dolin, OTD, OTR/L
390 W. Fir Avenue
Clovis, CA 93611
(559) 324-6416 | website
Status: Candidacy

Grossmont College
OTA Program Director - Christi Vicino, COTA/L
8800 Grossmont College Drive
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 644-7304 | website
Status: Accreditation

Pima Medical Institute
OTA Program Director - Ally Burchinow Scherer
111 Campus Way, Suite 100
San Marcos, CA 92078
(800) 477-PIMA | website
Status: Preaccreditation

Platt College
1551 S. Douglas Road
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 333-9606 | website
Status: Candidacy

Sacramento City College
OTA Program Director - Ada Boone Hoerl, MA, COTA/L
Division of Science and Allied Health
3835 Freeport Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 558-2026 | website
Status: Accreditation

Santa Ana College
OTA Program Director - Dawn McKenna-Sallade, MA, OTR/L
Santa Ana Campus
1530 W. 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706-3390
(714) 564-6833 | website
Status: Accreditation

St. Catherine University
Online Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
OTA Program Director - Bonnie Riley, PhD
601 25th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 5545
(651) 690-7868 | website
Status: Accreditation

Stanbridge University
OTA Program Director - Satch Purcell, MOT, MS, OTR/L, LAC
2041 Business Center Drive #107
Irvine, CA 92612-1105
(949) 794-9090 | website
Status: Accreditation