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Occupational Therapy Assistant

If you are someone who is creative, enjoys problem solving, and enjoy helping people, consider becoming an occupational therapy assistant (OTA). OTA's work in a variety of settings such as schools, hospitals, home health and more and it is a burgeoning field.

Occupational therapy is a form of therapy that helps a client develop, recover or maintain a variety of important everyday tasks. Occupational therapy assistants work under the direction of occupational therapists to provide services to persons whose lives have been challenged due to injury, illness, developmental deficits or aging. 

Click here to learn how to get started at Bates. 

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Friday, May 30, 6 p.m. 
Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall

Congratulations, graduates! Your hard work, dedication and commitment has paid off.  At the end of Spring Quarter, Bates will hold its seventy-fourth commencement ceremony to celebrate our graduates.  All graduation candidates are encouraged to apply to walk in the ceremony (pdf).


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