Occupational Therapy Assistant Guide

Welcome to the OTA Guide, the complete occupational therapy assistant resource. Here you will find all the info you need to complete your occupational therapy education and get licensed as an OTA in your state. Get started with our free state by state OTA resources on: OTA Schools, OTA Licensing,OTA salary data.
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OTA Schools in New Jersey, NJ

New Jersey is the home of 2 OTA Programs that are offered by ACOTE accredited OTA schools. The table below contains links to more details about these occupational therapist assistant schools including program director contact info. Graduating from an accredited program is required in order to take the COTA Exam and obtain your state OTA license.

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Accredited OTA Schools in New Jersey

Accredited OTA Programs in New JerseyNext Visitation Date
Eastwick College
Ramsey, NJ
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2019
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions
Scotch Plains, NJ
Status: Accreditation
Next Visit: Spring 2021

Comparing OTA Schools in New Jersey

It is important to research and compare occupational therapy assistant programs before choosing the school for your OTA education. Here is a list of criteria to consider when comparing schools:

  • How big the program and college are (Campus size and how many students?)
  • Graduation rates and COTA Exam passing rates
  • Campus, building, lab, and resources quality
  • List of expenses and financial aid
  • Any unique admissions criteria

While you are gathering information on OTA schools, a great resource are alumni and employers that hire graduates from the schools you are considering. Usually admissions officers can point you in the right direction to a few local companies that hire their graduates so that you can survey them for info about the school.

More OTA Info for New Jersey:


1) Click on any schools below to learn more about their programs
2) Under “Program of Interest” choose “Occupational Therapy Assistant” or another degree of interest