Estimated Expenses for Students

​​Mountain View Occupational Therapy Assistant program students should expect to have the following expenses while completing the program:​​

Textbooks

  • First semester: Approximately $400–$550
  • Second semester: Approximately $600
  • Third semester: Approximately $350
  • Fourth semester: No additional textbooks due to Level II fieldwork; however, books from previous semesters will be used as references.

Tuition and Fees

Please refer to the Cost and Tuition webpage.

General Costs T​o Consider

  • Transportation to/from Level I and Level II fieldwork
  • Uniforms/scrubs for fieldwork (clinical)
  • Student organization fees/fundraisers, etc.

Last Semester and After Graduation

  • OTKE (Occupational Therapy Knowledge Examination): $25
  • NBCOT Practice Examinations: See NBCOT website. These are optional but highly recommended.
  • Board Exam (NBCOT): $515 (additional fees apply.)
  • State Licensure: $100 (initial); $184 (renewal)

Membership to Professional Organizations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
    • Student: $75 (mandatory)
    • Practitioner (OTA): $95 (first year); $120 (second year); $131 (practitioner)
  • Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA)
    • Student: $30 (mandatory)
    • Practitioner (OTA): $105