All decision email has been sent regarding admission into the OTA program for Spring 2020 & OTA/OS program for Fall 2020.
If you did not receive an email, please check your spam folder or send an email to the OTA Program Assistant to receive your outcome.
Make sure you include your student number on your application
in order for your application to be processed.
Step 2: Download and complete the OTA application.
Step 3: Obtain official high school transcripts if you do not hold an AA/AS or BA/BS degree from an accredited United States Institution.
Ensure satisfactory completion of all prerequisite courses
, or their equivalents, with a grade of "C" or better. A letter grade of "C-" is not acceptable. Applicants
must have completed all prerequisite courses and the grades must be
posted to their official transcript before submitting an application
a. Anatomy and Physiology course must be 4 units. BIOL 210/KNES 210 from the
CSU system does not meets this requirement.
b. Applicant with AP Exam taken in lieu of the prerequisite must have a score of
3, 4 or 5 on the AP test. Submit a copy of the official AP Score Report with
Step 5: Obtain official college transcripts from every colleges that you attended to be included in the application packet. DO NOT send your transcripts directly to Admissions & Records and DO NOT submit unofficial transcripts in your packet. Transcripts must be in sealed envelope from the college.
Step 6: Deliver your application materials in one sealed envelope to the OTA program by the deadline.
You may deliver your application in person to:
Room T-209 Monday through Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Until September 30, 2019
You can mail your application to:
Santa Ana College
ATTN: Dawn McKenna-Sallade; OTA Program Application
1530 West 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Applications must be postmarked by September 30, 2019
Step 7: This is only for students who have been accepted into the program. Once accepted about 2 months prior to starting the program students will be sent information asking them to complete the following:
- Background check via CastleBranch
- Provide CPR (BLS for Healthcare Providers) certification from American Heart Association
- Obtain professional liability insurance
- Provide documentation of various medical immunizations
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
- Varicella (Chicken Pox)
- Hepatitis B
- TB Skin Test (1 Step)
- Completed DTP (Tdap) Series
- Influenza Shot or Declination
- Report of Medical Screening
NOTE: It is the students responsibility to maintain a current email address with the OTA office as this is our primary method of
contact with potential students. The OTA program will not make multiple
attempts to reach potential students due to inaccurate contact information being on file.