NC Colleges and University OT / OTA Programs

In this area we include information about each school, including links to their websites.

​From the coast to the mountains, NC is blessed to have some of the top occupational therapy educational programs in the country. The growth of occupational therapy is reflected in the growth of these programs, from major universities to community colleges.


NC Occupational Therapy Assistant Programs

Durham Technical Community College
    1637 Lawson St.
    Durham, NC 27703

    Chair- Susan Cheng, MS, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    AFC- Christine Gunnigle, MS, OTR/L, [email protected] 


    Phone: 919-686-3682
    http://www.durhamtech.edu/health/occupationaltherapy.htm


Pitt Community College
    PO Drawer 7007
    Greenville, NC 27835

    Chair- Wendy Perrini, MS, OTR/L, CHT
    [email protected]

    AFC- Tommianne Haithcock, Ed.S.,COTA/L
    [email protected]

    Phone: 252-493-7370
    http://www.pittcc.edu/academics/programs/health-sciences/occupational-therapy-assistant/


Cape Fear Community College
    411 North Front Street
    Wilmington, NC 28401

    Chair- Jennifer K. Renshaw, OTD, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    AFC- Jenn Workman, BS, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    Phone: 910-362-7096
    http://www.cfcc.edu


Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
    401 Medical Park Drive
    Concord, NC 28025

    Chair- Nancy Schneidenbach Green, MHA, OTR/L
   [email protected]

    AFC- Christa Gallie-Weiss, MS, OT/L
    [email protected]

    Phone: 704.403.1555
    http://www.cabarruscollege.edu/programs/occupational_therapy_assistant/occupational_therapy_assistant.cfm


Central Piedmont Community College
    ​PO Box 35009
    Charlotte, NC 28235-5009

    Chair- Brenda Kennell, BS, MA, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    AFC- Megan Leach McCann, MOT, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    Phone: 704.330.6424
    http://www.cpcc.edu/programs/40


South College-Asheville
    ​140 Sweeten Creek Rd.
    Asheville, NC 28803

    Chair- Caroline Colburn, MS, ORT/L
    [email protected]

    AFC- Dina Stainbrook

    [email protected]


    Phone: 828-398-2516
    http://www.south.edu/


Southwestern Community College
    ​447 College Dr.
    Sylva, NC 28779-8581

    Chair- Anna Walls, MS, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    AFC- Peggy Vos, BS, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    Phone: 828-339-4331
    http://www.southwesterncc.edu


Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
    Chair- Amy Mahle, MHA, COTA/L
    [email protected]

    AFC-Carolyn Sithong, MS, OTR/L, SCEM, CAPS

    [email protected]


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
    ​340 Victoria Road.
    Asheville, NC 28801

    Chair - Jane Blount, MS, CAS, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    AFC: Paige K. Warwick, MS, OTR/L

    [email protected]

   

    Phone: 828-398-7272
    http://www.abtech.edu 

 


NC Occupational Therapy Programs

East Carolina University
    Allied Health Sciences
    Belk Building Room 306
    Greenville, NC 27858

    Chair- Denise K. Donica, DHSrc, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA
    [email protected]

    AFC- Shania Garcia
    [email protected]

    Phone: 252-328-4441
    http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/ot/index.cfm


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    CB 7120 Medical School Wing E
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599

    Chair- Nancy Bagatell, Ph.D, OTR/L, FAOTA
    n[email protected]

    AFC- Sue Coppola, MS, OTR/L,BCG, FAOTA
    [email protected]

    Phone: 919-966-2451
    http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/ocsci


Winston-Salem State University
    601 Martin Luther King Dr.
    Winston-Salem, NC 27110

    Chair- Cynthia Bell, PhD, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    AFC- Allison Calhoun, MS, OTRL
    [email protected]

    Phone: 336-750-3170
    http://www.wssu.edu/school-health-sciences/departments/occupational-therapy/default.aspx


Lenoir Rhyne College
    PO Box 7547
    Hickory, NC 28603

    Chair- Toni Oakes, EdD, MS, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    AFC- Nicole Coffey, OTR/L
    [email protected]

    Phone: 828-328-7367
    http://www.lr.edu/graduate/ms-occupational-therapy

Methodist University (Applicant Status)

     5400 Ramsey Street

     Fayetteville, NC 28311

    

     Chair: Meredith Gronski, OTD, OTR/L, CLA

     [email protected]

     AFC: Amy Spence, OTD, MSed, OTR/L

     [email protected]

 

Wingate University (Applicant Status)

     Department of Occupational Therapy

     PO Box 159

     Wingate, NC 28174 

    

     Chair: Dr. Melissa Sweetman

     [email protected]

    AFC: Stacey S. Caplan, OTD, OTR/L

    [email protected]

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences (Bridge OTA to MOT Program)

401 Medical Park Drive 

Concord, NC 28025

   Chair - Jacqueline Mayo

   Jacqueline.mayo@cabarruscollege.edu

   AFC - Trevor St. Clair, MS, MOT, OTR/L

  trevor.stclair@cabarruscollege.edu

Pfeiffer University (Applicant Status)

    Chair: Elizabeth Fain, EdD, OTR/L

    [email protected]

 

     AFC: Kayla Smith

     [email protected]

Duke University (Applicant Status)

     Chair: Barbara Hooper

      B[email protected]duke.edu