Sign In
Contact Us

Admission Procedures

MORE SPECIFIC ADMISSION DETAILS WILL BE POSTED SOON!
OUR APPLICATION PROCESS HAS BEEN CLOSED SINCE 2012. AS A RESULT, WE ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE YOU WITH SPECIFIC INFORMATION AS TO THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS WE MAY RECEIVE WHEN THE PROCESS IS RE-OPENED IN JUNE 2014.

Effective 10/8/2013 the new process will be as follows:

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FROM JUNE 16, 2014 - SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 for the Spring and Fall 2015 Semesters

Your Application Must Demonstrate the completion of the Prerequisite Courses with a grade of "C" or better and Math Requirements:

  • English - Equivalent to freshman composition with a research paper
  • Communications - Interpersonal Communication, Public speaking, Argumentation and Debate, or Group Dynamics
  • Psychology - Introduction or General Psychology
  • Anatomy & Physiology - Must be a minimum of 4 units with a lab that covers all body systems (also must be taken within the last 10 years). This can be taken as a combined course or separately. If the
    course is a part of a multiple semester series such as part I/
    part II or A and B; you must take both parts. See equivalent A&P courses.​
  • Level III Math Placement Score (unless student holds a Bachelor's degree or has completed Intermediate Algebra or higher with a grade of "C" or better.) If you have completed a math course to satisfy this requirement you must include the official transcript.

All students with completed applications will be accepted into the OTA program and entered into the applicant pool for the unbiased random selection process to determine their spot to start the program.


Once students have been accepted into the program the following information will need to be provided prior to their start date:

  • Background check via CertifiedBackground.com
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR certification from the American Heart Association
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Medical Immunizations
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
    • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
    • Hepatitis B
    • TB Skin Test
    • Completed DTP (Tdap) Series
    • Influenza​ Shot or Declination
    • Report of Medical Screening

NOTE: It is the students responsibility to maintain a current email address with the OTA office as this is our primary method of contact with potential students. The OTA program will not make multiple attempts to reach potential students due to inaccurate contact information being on file. 

 

​ ​

Application Submissions & Acceptance:
All students who are accepted into the program will be entered into an unbiased random selection process (which is like a lottery) that will determine their position to start the program.

Applications will not be accepted on a first come, first served basis. AND information such as g.p.a., work experience, or volunteer hours will not be taken into account when applications are submitted.

Program Application: 
NOT YET AVAILABLE
Please check back later.

Student Notification: Students will notified of their spot on the list to start the program via email by November 2014.


Program Facts: 
Thirty three students start the program each Spring and Fall semester. If there are more applicants than spots available for the semester, students ​may be waitlisted.

Need a Transcript Review?
Counselor: Maria Rios
Email: Rios_Maria@sac.edu
Phone: 714.564.6810

Interested in Financial Aid?
Phone: 714.564.6242