Mission - Asheville
The mission of the OTA program is to prepare students with the technical knowledge and professional skills required by current and emerging local, state and national occupational therapy work settings. The program subscribes to high educational standards to facilitate the development of creative problem solving, critical thinking, leadership, and the pursuit of lifelong learning to prepare students with skills to respond to ever-changing environments and demands in healthcare. The faculty seeks to foster the growth of compassionate, ethical, and collaborative practitioners who identify the need and value to contribute to the profession and community.
This program is consistent with the mission of South College. It is a career-focused curriculum designed to cultivate students’ successful learning and the ability to apply knowledge, think critically, and communicate effectively in diverse employment settings.