Get Started Page Content Are you ready to take the next step? Learn more about what you need to do to get started in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. What To Know Before You StartThis program has specific admissions requirements and requires a criminal background check and drug testing. See what's required for admission to the OTA program.Take a look at the degrees and certificates for the Occupational Therapy Assistant program to get a head start on the enrollment process. Enroll Today Completing the application, meeting with an advisor, attending orientation, registering for classes...these are all part of the college admissions process. Start the step-by-step admissions process Learn more about paying for college Additional InformationApplicants must:Fulfill all requirements for admission to both the college and the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.Complete the designated assessment testing process and any required remediation including the state Texas Skills Initiative (TSI) math requirement.Complete the four prerequisite courses in English, Biology, Psychology and Humanities/Fine Arts with a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or better. Submit a completed admission application packet to the OTA (Occupational Therapy Assistant) admission office at Mountain View on or before the enrollment period deadline. Information sessions are available to further discuss the program's application process. Criminal Background Check and Drug TestingAll students enrolled in Health Occupations programs are required by Dallas/Fort Worth Hospital Council member facilities to undergo a criminal background check and drug testing prior to beginning their clinical experience.