Educational Programs in Texas

The first occupational therapy educational program was established in 1943 at Texas State College for Women, which later became Texas Woman's University.

OT Programs

The following universities offer degrees for the occupational therapist:

Texas Woman's University
School of Occupational Therapy
, Main Campus
Box 425648 TWU Station
Denton, TX 76204
940-898-2801
Note: The Dallas and Houston centers (following) offer the upper level courses for TWU.
(TWU Denton offers a "fast track" BS-MOT program and an MOT and COTA to MOT degree tracks. Check their web site for details.)

TWU Houston Center
6700 Fannin Street
Houston, Texas 77030
713-794-2000

TWU Dallas Center
School of Occupational Therapy
8194 Walnut Hill Ln.
Dallas, TX 75231
214-706-2350

University of Texas School of Allied Health Science
Department of Occupational Therapy
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555
409-772-3060

University of Texas at El Paso
College of Health Sciences

Department of Occupational Therapy
1101 North Campbell
El Paso, TX 79902

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
School of Allied Health

Department of Occupational Therapy
3601 4th St.
Lubbock, TX 79430
806-743-3240

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department of Occupational Therapy
8403 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78284
210/567-8880

University of Texas Pan American
Department of Occupational Therapy
1201 W. University Drive
HEAS Room 2.168
Edinburg, TX 78539
956-381-2475
 

OTA Programs

The first program for occupational therapy assistants was established in 1964 at the Houston Health Department in Houston. This was a nine month certificate program which became a two year technical program and was moved Houston Community College. The following Texas schools offer OTA programs.

Amarillo College
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
PO Box 447
Amarillo, TX 79178
806-354-6079

Anamarc College
3210 Dyer
El Paso, Texas 79930
915-298-4463

Austin Community College
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Eastview Campus
3401 Webberville Road
Austin, TX 78702
512-223-5935

Del Mar College
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Department of Allied Health
101 Baldwin
Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897
361-698-1910

Houston Community College
Coleman College for Health Sciences
1900 Pressler Street Suite #416
Houston, Texas 77030

Lone Star College-Kingwood
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
N. Harris Countay Community College District
20000 Kingwood Drive
Kingwood, TX 77339
281-312-1464

Laredo Community College
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
West End Washington Street
Laredo, TX 78040
956-721-5261
956-721-5347
956-721-5431

Lone Star College-Tomball
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
700 Graham Drive
Tomball, Texas 77375
281-826-5394

Navarro College
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
3200 W. 7th Ave.
Corsicana, TX 75110
903-874-6501

Panola College
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
1109 West Panola
Carthage, TX 75633
903-694-4026

St. Philips College
Office of Allied Health
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
1801 MLK St.
San Antonio, TX 78203
210-486-7068

South Texas College
Nursing/Allied Health Division
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
P. O. Box 9701
McAllen, TX 78502
956-872-3149

Weatherford College
Mineral Wells Education Center
704 Hood Rd.
Mineral Wells, TX 76067
(817) 598-8801
 

Graduate Programs

Texas Woman's University
School of Occupational Therapy, Main Campus
Box 425648 TWU Station
Denton, TX 76204
940-898-2801

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department of Occupational Therapy
8403 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78284
210/567-8880