VOTA is Virginia's leading organization for occupational therapy practitioners and students. VOTA is committed to advocating for and further developing the profession of occupational therapy in our state.

OT Degree Programs

(OT - professional entry-level master's) 
Occupational Therapy Program
Department of Health Professions 
235 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, MSC 4315
Harrisonburg, VA 22807-0001 
Phone: (540) 568-8170
Email: dornerx@jmu.edu
Rachelle Dorne, Program Director

Radford University 

(OT - professional entry-level master's degree) 
Department of Occupational Therapy 
P.O. Box 6985
Radford, VA 24142
Phone:(540) 831- 2690
Email: ssmidl@radford.edu

Sarah Smidl, Ph.D., OTR/L, Interim Department Chair

Radford University at Radford University Carilion 
(OT - professional entry-level master's) 
Occupational Therapy Program 
101 Elm Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24013
Phone: (540) 985-8594
Email: skrajnik@radford.edu
Sheila Krajnik, Ed.D., OTR/L, MOT Site Coordinator

Shenandoah University
(OT - professional entry-level master's and combined baccalaureate/master's) 
Division of Occupational Therapy 
333 W. Cork Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: (540) 665-5561
Email: cshanhol2@su.edu
Cathy Felmlee Shanholtz, Program Director

Shenandoah University-Northern Virginia Campus
(OT - professional entry-level master's)
Division of Occupational Therapy
44160 Scholar Plaza, Suite 100
Leesburg, VA 20176-3460
Phone:(540) 665-5561
Email: cshanhol2@su.edu
Cathy Felmlee Shanholtz, Program Director

OT Doctoral Programs

Emory & Henry College
(OT – professional entry-level doctorate)
Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health Professions
565 Radio Hill Road
Marion, VA 24354
Phone: (276) 944-6744
Email: jjackson@ehc.edu
John Jackson, EdD, OTR/L, Program Chair

Mary Baldwin University

(OT – professional entry-level doctorate and post-professional doctorate) Department of Occupational Therapy
Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences
100 Baldwin Boulevard
Fishersville, VA 22939
Phone: (540) 887-4000
Email: aellington@marybaldwin.edu
Allison Ellington, OTD, OTR/L, Program Director

Shenandoah University
(OT – professional entry-level doctorate and combined baccalaureate/doctorate
Division of Occupational Therapy 
1775 N. Sector Court
Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: (540) 678-4313
Email: cshanhol2@su.edu
Cathy Felmlee Shanholtz, Program Director

(OT – professional entry-level doctorate)
Department of Occupational Therapy College of Health Professions
Box 980008
900 E. Leigh St., 5th floor
Richmond, VA 23298-0008

Phone: (804) 828-2219
Email: ci
vey@vcu.edu
Carole Ivey, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Program Director

OTA Degree Programs

Eastern Virginia Career College

(OTA - Associate Degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
10304 Spotsylvania Avenue, Suite 400
Fredericksburg, VA 22408-8605
Phone: (540) 373-2200
Email: jkress@evcc.edu
Jan Kress, Program Dean


Jefferson College of Health Sciences

(OTA - Associate Degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
101 Elm Avenue, SE
Roanoke, VA 24013
Phone: (540) 985-4097
Email: ammitta@jchs.edu
Ave Mitta, MS, OTR/L, Program Director


Northern Virginia Community College

(OTA - Associate Degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Medical Education Campus
6699 Springfield Center Dr.
Springfield, VA 22150

Phone: (703) 822-2007

Email:  megancook@nvcc.edu

Dr. Megan Cook, Director


Radford University at Radford University Carilion
(OTA - Associate Degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
101 Elm Avenue, SE
Roanoke, VA 24013
Phone: (540) 985-4097
Email: ammitta@jchs.edu
Ave Mitta, MS, OTR/L, Program Director

South University-Richmond
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
2151 Old Brick Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060-5837
(804) 727-6891
Rashan White, Program Director

South University-Virginia Beach
(OTA - associate degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
301 Bendix Road, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1385
(757) 493-6953
Nancy Krolikowski, Program Director

Southwest Virginia Community College

(OTA - Associate Degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
P.O. Box SVCC
Richlands, VA 24641
Phone: (276) 964-7643
Email: annette.looney@sw.edu
Annette Looney, Program Director


Southwest Virginia Community College at Virginia Highlands Community College

(OTA - Associate Degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
P.O. Box SVCC
Richlands, VA 24641
Phone: (276) 964-7643
Email: annette.looney@sw.edu

Annette Looney, Program Director

Tidewater Community College at Virginia Beach Campus

(OTA - Associate Degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Phone:(757) 822-7345 
Email: ALeo@tcc.edu

Amanda V. Leo, Program Director

St. Catherine University (Online Coursework / In-State Clinical Work)

(OTA - Associate Degree)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
601 25th Avenue South 
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone: (651) 690-7881
Email: dranderson@stkate.edu
Diane Anderson, Asst. Program Director OTA Online
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