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Program-at-a-glance
Length of Study

20 months

Study Options

Full time

Credential Granted

Diploma

Intake(s)

Fall term (September)

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Workplace Learning

Field Placement

Information Sessions
Robbins Health Learning Centre - Room 9-211

The Physical Therapist Assistant and Occupational Therapist Assistant (PTA and OTA) diploma program prepares you with the skills, theoretical knowledge and practical experience to help clients regain mobility, recover from injuries, and overcome challenges to become independent.


The Physical /Occupational Therapist Assistant program at MacEwan University has been accredited by the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Education Accreditation Program (OTA & PTA EAP) in collaboration with Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC) and the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). The status of Accreditation was granted to the program on November 30, 2017 for the period until November 30, 2023.

Details regarding accreditation decisions can be found on the OTA & PTA EAP website (otapta.ca). Any questions can be directed to Cassie Prochnau, Associate Professor. The OTA & PTA EAP contact information is: Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Education Accreditation Program, Suite 26, 509 Commissioners Road West, London, Ontario, N6J 1Y5, (226) 636-0632, www.otapta.ca.