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Here you will find websites with relevant information about 25 regionally accredited accelerated BSN and four occupational therapy assistant programs throughout the United States. The websites will provide you with details about prerequisites, admissions, tuition and direct access to admissions advisors who will address your specific questions.
Please Note: The categories below were developed based upon minimal education requirements, so individuals with advanced standing should explore all categories based on their highest level of education and below. For example, if you have a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, you can explore programs listed under the “Bachelor’s Degree”, “Some College Education”, and “High School Diploma” headings.
Program sites in California, Minnesota, Texas, and Virginia provide access to OTA education from almost anywhere. These program site will provide you easy access for skill labs and, in most cases, will eliminate the need for relocation.Learn More
If being near water is important to you, this program site may be just your ticket. Located in the City of Norfolk, Virginia, this area boasts over 7 miles of Chesapeake Bay beachfront and 144 miles of shoreline along lakes, rivers, and the Bay and is home to the world’s largest naval base. Needing a location that provides lots of opportunities for an active life style; there are more than 100 parks, designated bike trails throughout the city, Historic Districts, and Art & Culture events to fill your free time.Learn More
Looking for a mild-climate, this program site is located at the north end of Austin, Texas, with year-round temps between 41 to 95 degrees. City of Austin is Texas’s state capital with an active downtown and an abundance of outdoor activities and events. Needing to stay physically active, biking, hiking, and nature trails are nearby.Learn More
Students from Central & Northern California, Oregon, and Washington who are looking to stay close to home, this is the program for you. This program site is west of the Willamette River and downtown Portland. Oregon. Located just north of Beaverton, Oregon, if you are looking for a youthful area, look no further than here; the median age in the city is 34.7 years. Outdoors activities are abundant year-round in a four-season climate.Learn More
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The program site is located in the Northeast section of New Jersey, in the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills. Approximately 31 miles NE of Midtown Manhattan, New York, the city was established in 1664 and has many historic districts, neighborhoods, and parks. Outside activities abound; take a stroll along lake front property homes, bike along an established network trails, or enjoy one of the areas 31 recreational parks.Learn More
This is a “Ground Campus” program. Located on the University campus in the Borough of Rutherford, New Jersey; if you are seeking that East Coast “brick or stone building” on-campus student experience, this could be the program you been waiting to find. Geographically, Rutherford is widely considered an inter-ring suburb of New York City, located 8 miles west of Midtown Manhattan. This is a four-season climate region.Learn More
Northwest of the Detroit metropolitan area, the program site is located in Southfield, Michigan. 2010 census reported 31,778 households with the makeup of 70.3% African-American, and 33.2% of the general population between the ages of 18 to 44. This is a four-season climate and the City reports to offer amply opportunities to stay active with 50+ miles of cycling, hiking, nature trails, and over 770 acres of park land.Learn More
This program site is located in the Borough of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania just west of the City of Pittsburgh and south of the Pittsburgh International Airport. Pittsburg is an historic city dating back to 1758, covering over 58 sq. miles. Defined as a four-season climate region, this area offers lots of opportunities to get outdoors and be active year-round.Learn More
In the Southern Atlantic Ocean region of the State of Florida, the City of Miramar is the home for this program site, being to the west and half way between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. 2010 census reports the cultural diversity as 41% Caucasian, 45.7% African American, and 36.9% Hispanic. Past data reported to population age as 42% between the ages of 18 to 44. Climate is humid subtropical with defined rainy season between July and September.Learn More
Located in the Village of Downers Grove, Illinois, just 22 miles west of Chicago, this program site offers students that smaller hometown culture while just outside a larger metropolitan area. This is a four-season environment with lots of activities and cultural events.
Located in Maywood, Illinois, this is a “Ground Campus” program. Neighboring the City of Chicago, if you’re seeking an on-campus student experience and the ability to live in a major metropolitan area with a short commute to campus, this could be the program you been waiting to find.
Located in northwest section of Indianapolis, Indiana, this program's site is located in a suburban, four-season climate area. Looking at the total Indianapolis metropolitan area, in 2018, the population reached over 2,431,361 with the median age to reported in 2010 as 33.7 years. Need to get outdoors and be active; this region maintains 211 parks covering 11,254 acres including 135 miles of trails for biking, walking and jogging, 20 aquatic centers, and 2,400 recreational programs and classes annually.Learn More
This program site is located within the Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital, on the southwest section of Nashville, Tennessee. As the State’s capital city and the home of the Country Music Fall of Fame. This is a four-season climate zone with an average of 6.3 inches per year. Spring, Summer, and Fall outdoor climate for biking, hiking, water skiing, sailing, boating, and horseback riding.Learn More
The program site is located in the northwest section of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and at the south end of Lake Hefner. Climate ranges for 39 degrees to 83 degrees with an average rainfall of 35.9 inches. Looking to get outdoors, walking trails line Lake Hefner and Lake Overholser and downtown on the canal and the Oklahoma River and there is an abundance of parks throughout the City.Learn More
The ground program is located in Milwaukee, WI on the main campus. This online-based program site is nestled on the Wisconsin/Illinois Stateline adjacent to Lake Michigan. Village of Pleasant Prairie is a suburban environment with lots of open natural space. A four-season climate, during Spring, Summer, and Fall with lots of outdoor opportunities at the lake front including biking, running, boating, and swimming. In the winter, the Village offer access to the nation’s largest municipally owned indoor recreation center including an indoor suspended track, pools and ice rinks.Learn More
At the northwest end of the City of Atlanta, this program site is easily accessible from both the City of Atlanta and Marietta, Georgia and its neighboring communities. The Capital City for the State of Georgia and home 1996 Summer Olympics, Atlanta is an active multi-cultural city and a four-season climate. 2010 censes reported that Atlanta had a population of just over 420,000 with 54% African American and in 2006, the Williams Institute survey reported a diverse and growing LGBT community at 12.8%. Looking for outside activities; Art, Theater, and Music festival abound and Atlanta boast 343 parks, nature preserves, and gardens covering more than 3643 acres.Learn More
This program site is located in the Town of Burlington, just northwest of the metropolitan area of Boston, Massachusetts. As an Historical town of the Northeast it is note worthy that 37.4% of the residences are between the ages of 18 to 44. If your looking to get out and explore in between classes, this area is rich in history dating back as far as 1666; abundant of opportunities to walk, hike, or jog in over 250 acres of conservation areas to explore.Learn More
Charlotte is located in the South-central region of North Carolina adjacent to the South Carolina state line. The program site Is located in the metropolitan area and 2020 census showed 858,708 residents and a cultural diversity of 35% African American and 45.1% Caucasian. A humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons gives you great opportunities to explore this historic area and visit the many parks, zoos, aquariums, festivals, and sporting events.Learn More
If an on-campus program, in a distinct four-season climate is important, be sure to look at this program. Located in the Mid-Charles region of the City of Baltimore, Maryland, this is a unique opportunity to explore historical sites. Want to get outdoors, Baltimore offers more than 4000 acres of parkland in the city; don’t forget to check out the popular attraction along the Chesapeake Bay.Learn More
Located southwest of the City of Baltimore and west of the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Airport, this program site is in Elkridge, Maryland. If your looking for more of the small-town feeling within a short-distance of a major metropolitan area, this could be your perfect location. 2010 census reported a population of 15,593 with history dating back to 1733; this location has many neighborhoods, parks, and waterways to explore when you’re not focused on studies.Learn More
This program site location is in the City of Shenandoah, approximately 32 miles north of downtown Houston, Texas. Nestled in a network of smaller communities, this program site has every advantage of much larger cities without the stresses of metropolitan areas. Climate in this area is considered humid subtropical with much milder winters. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2017, Hispanics accounted for 44.5%, and African Americans accounted for 29.9% of the general population in the larger Houston metropolitan area.Learn More
The program site is located in the north central region of the City of San Antonino, Texas and just southwest of the San Antonio International Airport. With a humid subtropical climate boarding on a semi-arid climate, this is good location for individuals seeking to escape long winters or looking to stay active outdoors all year round. With temperatures ranging from 39 degrees to 95 degrees, this area is great for jogging, biking, walking and hiking.Learn More
Located north of the City of Syracuse, this program site is in the Village of Liverpool, New York. The climate is a four-season climate. Suburban community nestled on the shores of the Onondaga Lake, this small community boast lovely lakefront trails for biking, walking, jogging an in the winter months cross-country skiing.Learn More
In the southwest region of the state, where the Ohio River divides the states of Kentucky and Ohio, is program site is located in the metropolitan City of Cincinnati. Have a rich cultural heritage, this City has a history dating bask to 1766. 2010 census data reported diversity as 44.8% African American and 49.3% Caucasian. Climate zone defined as humid continental with four defined seasons.Learn More
This program site is located approximately 9 miles to the South of the City of Cleveland, in the suburb of Independence, Ohio. This regions climate has four distinct seasons. 2019 census estimated ethnicity composition of Cleveland as 49.6% African American and 39.6% Caucasian. Established in 1796, this area has historical districts, culture, sports.Learn More
Columbus, Ohio is located in the Central region of the State. This program site is located to the northern area of the City of Columbus near Alum Creek Lake and the Hoover Reservoir. The city’s climate is humid continental characterized by warm, humid summers and cold, dry winters. 2010 census reported the cultural makeup as 48% African America and 61.5% Caucasian.Learn More
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