Allied Health

Currently accepting applications for the following OTC Allied Health programs:

Surgical Technology - Application deadline March 15

Practical Nursing (Springfield & Table Rock) - Application deadline April 1

Occupational Therapy Assistant - Application deadline April 15

Visit the Allied Health office in Lincoln Hall, room 210, on the OTC Springfield campus, or call (417) 447-8803 for more information!


Welcome to the OTC Allied Health Department!

The OTC Allied Health department is a nationally recognized leader in allied health education. The department is home to 13 accredited health care programs and a 2,000 sq ft simulation center, with a current enrollment of over 600 students. Our mission is to provide programs that meet the highest standard of education in a variety of health care fields. These programs prepare graduates who are proficient in technical skills, professional in demeanor, and compassionate in attitude.

The OTC Allied Health department gives our students the opportunity to graduate from a program that has an above average graduation rate, and is above the national average for licensure pass rates. Additionally, nearly 100% of our graduates are employed within six months of graduation, and will enter the workforce with a certification or licensure in their chosen health care profession.

With a wide range of health care programs available, the OTC Allied Health department can assist you to launch your future career!

Allied Health Programs at Ozarks Technical Community College

Allied Health Program Informational Sessions

Attend an Allied Health Informational Session to obtain information on educational opportunities available in Allied Health here at Ozarks Technical Community College. Visit with Allied Health representatives and get an opportunity to ask specific questions on program requirements, admission, acceptance, etc.  No appointment necessary, except for Health Information Technology Informational sessions.

OTC Allied Health Application and CPR Instructions

Applicants Must Read Before Beginning the Application Process!

Allied Health Simulation Center

The Allied Health Simulation Center is approximately 2,000 square feet and includes four patient rooms (ICU, ER, birthing suite, medical-surgical room) and a residential suite. The Simulation Center provides clinical experiences for OTC Allied Health students, community agencies, and local hospitals.

OTC Advising Resources

Advising Videos, Resources, Placement Test Guidelines, Allied Health Program Fact Sheet

Vaccination Requirements Statement

Vaccinations are not required unless accepted into an Allied Health program.