OTA Estimated Costs

Estimated Program Costs

In addition to the Green River College tuition and fees, the OTA student will have additional expenses (amounts are approximate). Please note prices are subject to change.

Visit the Green River College Tuition & Fees page to view current tution and fees.

Costs for Traditional Track

Type of CostFall Q1Winter Q2Spring Q3Fall Q4Winter Q5Spring Q6Summer Q7Total
Tuition $1,594.60 $1,440.24 $1,440.24 $1,440.24 $1,380.36 $1,380.66 $1,380.66 $10,022.10
Books
(based on prices at the )
$894.73  $551.79 $330.95  $69.95 $0.00  $80.00  $60.00 $2,058.22
Fees  $144.67  $100.59 $204.70 $123.30 $148.45  $248.76 $0.00  $933.14 
Distance Ed* $52.50 $45.50   $45.50 $45.50  $24.00  $24.00  $24.00   
WA State Patrol Check  $46.00  $0.00  $0.00  $22.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $68.00 
National Background Check $68.00 $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00 $68.00
Vaccinations/yearly TB and flu dependent on insurance coverage dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage 
Liability Insurance $20.50 per academic year  $0.00   $0.00   $20.50 per academic year $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $41.00 
CPR course  dependent on provider $45-60  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  dependent on provider
Finger Printing $0.00 dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-65.00 $0.00  dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-65.00 dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-65.00  dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-65.00  $0.00  dependent on fieldwork assignment 
Onboarding $0.00 dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00  $0.00  dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00  $0.00  dependent on fieldwork assignment 
Drug Testing $0.00 dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-30.00 $0.00  dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-30.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00  $0.00  dependent on fieldwork assignment
Application and initial License $0.00 $0.00 $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $166.00 $166.00
NBCOT Exam $0.00 $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $550.00 $550.00
Termporary License $0.00 $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $55.00  $55.00
Program Total                $14,410.49 

Costs for Hybrid Track

Type of CostSpring Q1Summer Q2Fall Q3Winter Q4Spring Q5Summer Q6Fall Q7Winter Q8Spring Q9Total
Tuition $1,344.64 $1,155.06 $1,278.40 $1,344.64 $1,031.72 $1,031.72 $1,155.06 $1,380.36 $1,380.66 $11,102.26
Books
(based on prices at the )
$466.95 $631.57 $149.00 $529.95 $69.95 $0.00   $0.00   $80.00 $60.00 $1,987.42
Fees  $37.86 $174.41 $99.51 $138.18 $67.87 $74.36 $129.52 $248.76 $0.00 $970.47
Distance Ed* $38.50 $31.50 $35.00 $38.50 $28.00 $28.00 $31.50 $24.00 $24.00 $279.00
WA State Patrol Check  $46.00  $0.00   $22.00 $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $68.00
National Background Check $68.00 $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $68.00
Vaccinations/yearly TB and flu dependent on insurance coverage dependent on insurance coverage dependent on insurance coverage dependent on insurance coverage dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage  dependent on insurance coverage 
Liability Insurance $0.00   $0.00   $20.50 per academic year  $0.00   $0.00   $20.50 per academic year  $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $41.00
CPR course  dependent on provider $45-60.00  $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   dependent on provider 
Finger Printing $0.00   $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-65.00  $0.00   $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-65.00  $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-65.00  $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment 
Onboarding $0.00   $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00  $0.00   $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00  $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00  $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment 
Drug Testing $0.00   $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-30.00  $0.00   $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00  $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment $0-75.00  $0.00   dependent on fieldwork assignment 
Application and initial License $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $166.00  $166.00 
NBCOT Exam $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $550.00  $550.00 
Temporary License $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $0.00   $55.00  $55.00 
Program Total                    $15,287.15

Distance Ed fees may apply to specific courses: Hybrid classes $3.50 per credit; Online classes $7 per credit; with a limit of 35.00.

Students are required to complete mandatory requirements. See Northwest Clinical Passport for immunizations, titre and yearly requirements. Cost is based on the student’s medical insurance and medical clinic.

Students may also be required to complete additional requirements for fieldwork that are specific to the site. Additional requirements may include but are not limited to: All fees are subject to change without notice and are completed at a medical clinic specified by the site.

TypeCost
Onboarding Fee $75.00
Fingerprinting  $65.00 
Drug Testing  $35.00 

Adult and child CPR for Health Care providers is also required. Prices can range from 45-65.00 and is dependent on the location.

Graduates must take the National Board Certification exam and attain their license to practice. Each state has specifics related to their license and prices may vary. Current costs are:

TypeCost
NBCOT Application  $550.00 
Washington State License application and Fee  $166.00
Temporary License  $55.00

For latest Fees for NBCOT and license please visit:

Different Funding Sources

Funding resources that can help you in your pursuit for advancing your future career.

What is Workforce Education and how can it help:

programs provide financial support to help connect students with a path into a high-demand, high wage career.

If eligible, Workforce Education Grants may provide funding for tuition, books, childcare, transportation, and specialized tools/equipment. Students must meet with a Workforce Education Coordinator to determine eligibility. Please take the Start Next Quarter Survey to determine eligibility.

WorkFirst provides services to students receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) through DSHS (the Department of Social and Health Services) by helping parents move towards employment and self-sufficiency by completing GED/High School 21, technical degree or certificate.

Basic Food Employment and Training provides training and education with the goal of assisting students to attain a living wage career upon graduating with their GED/High School 21, technical degree or certificate.

Worker Retraining assists Washington State Residents who are unemployed or facing imminent layoff; formerly self-employed; military service members, active duty and transitioned; the displaced homemaker and the vulnerable worker.

Opportunity Grant provides students financial support (towards tuition & books) up to 45 credits if they are Washington State residents, maximum wages earned are at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.