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.
More OTA Info for New Jersey:
Accredited OTA Schools in New Jersey
|Accredited OTA Programs in New Jersey||Next Visitation Date|
|Next Visit: Spring 2019|
|Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions|
Scotch Plains, NJ
|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.