SCF Occupational Therapy Assistant Program to Host Open House

(Bradenton, Fla., March 6, 2018) — The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will hold its annual open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 5 at SCF Bradenton, Building 28, Rooms 120-121, 5840 26th St. W.

Students in the OTA program, who are hosting the event, will offer insights into the program and visitors will have an opportunity to tour the OTA teaching/learning laboratory, which offers a hands-on environment with state-of-the-art therapy equipment. Faculty members will discuss the program at SCF, career opportunities, job mobility, work settings and salaries. A student services adviser will provide additional information about SCF's OTA application process.

This career is expected to grow by 28 percent over the next 10 years. Florida is among the states with the highest need for OTAs, according to the U.S Bureaus of Labor Statistics.  

For more information, contact instructor Lora Swart at or 941-752-5346 or visit

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