Maryland Occupational Therapy Assistant Continuing Education

Maryland Accepts Courses


Maryland Continuing Education Requirements:

OTA: 24 hrs biennially - Maryland Accepts 24 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses


Licensees originally licensed in even-numbered years expires on June 30 of even-numbered years and licensees originally licensed in odd-numbered years expires on June 30 of odd-numbered years


Special Requirements:
A minimum of 16 contact hours related to occupational therapy principles and procedures
A maximum of 8 contact hours through occupational therapy role-related activities


Maryland Automatically accepts courses from AOTA Approved Providers.OnlineCE is an approved provider of the AOTA # 4023

NBCOT: 36 hours of continuing education every 3 years. The NBCOT accepts 36 hours of OnlineCE courses.


Please scroll down to view courses accepted and their approval code/langauge.  When logged in, as long as your licenses are entered on your account, each course is clearly identified as being approved or not approved.

Continuing Education Requirements by NBCOT

The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) is the national governing body responsible for credentialing Occupational Therapists (OTR) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA). In order to maintain current certification as an OTR or OTA, therapists must meet all NBCOT continuing education (CE) requirements. A total of thirty-six (36) professional development units during a three year cycle are required. A maximum of 36 hours can be obtained through Online Continuing Education Courses.


State of Maryland Continuing Education Requirements

Maryland Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Maryland continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Maryland OT/OTA licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Maryland continuing education requirements.


The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.


AOTA Approved Provider #4023


Continuing education courses offered on provide Online CEU for Maryland Occupational Therapists (OT) and Maryland Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA). The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of OT/OTA to enhance clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour AOTA approved online home study CE credit course for new Maryland Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant registered users at