Red Deer Polytechnic

Occupational and Physical Therapist Assistant

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Program Information

School:Red Deer Polytechnic
Field of Study:Occupational Therapist Assistant
Description:Train to become an Occupational Therapist Assistant or Physical Therapist Assistant, and provide assistance to Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists and clients in a variety of health care settings.
URL:Occupational and Physical Therapist Assistant at Red Deer Polytechnic
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $27,304

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 100
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Pure Mathematics 
A minimum of:

- 60% in ELA 30-1 or 75% in ELA 30-2 or equivalent

- 60% in Biology 30 or equivalent; and

- 50% in a 30 level math course (Math 30-1 or Math 30-2, Math 30 Applied or equivalent) or another 30 level science course
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Admission requirements for specific programs will often refer to Alberta Grade 12 course groups. Visit the Admission Requirements page for detailed group descriptions.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on April 30, 2024