North Carolina Occupational Therapy Assistant Continuing Education

North Carolina Accepts Courses


North Carolina Continuing Education Requirements:

OTA: 15 hrs annually - North Carolina Accepts 15 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses

Licenses expire June 30 annually

Special Requirements
Requires 1 hour of ethics every renewal cycle

North Carolina Automatically accepts courses from AOTA Approved Providers. is an AOTA Approved Provider #4023

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


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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 North Carolina Continuing Education Requirements

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


The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.



AOTA Approved Provider #4023


Continuing education courses offered on provide Online CEU for North Carolina Occupational Therapists (OT) and North Carolina 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 North Carolina Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant registered users at