Congratulations to our graduates who are now Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant's (update 2/20/2015)
The Rutgers OTA Program has a 100% pass rate for the NBCOT Exam.
Class of 2015
Shannon Moran, COTA
Jennifer Foreman, COTA
David Muscatell, COTA
Class of 2014
Christine Pappas, COTA
Lucy McKaig, COTA
Janice Eldridge, COTA
Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Provides an Information Session for prospective applicants and interested parties
Date: Wednesday March 18, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Scotch Plains Campus
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076, Conference Center, Room 330
A "Framing Ceremony" was held on Wednesday evening January 21, 2015 to celebrate the graduation of our 2nd class. Please see pictures below.
Applications for full- time program due June 1, 2015. Please send all documents to Catherine Colucci as indicated on this website. Please complete the Paper application through the office of admissions as the on line system is not working.
The OTA Students and Faculty volunteered for the Special Olympics Young Athletes Festival on June 17 & 19, 2014- Check out this video to learn about the event and see some of our students in action!
Our first graduates had their degrees conferred on Sunday May 18, 2014.
Follow this link to a story about Christine Pappas, COTA- a member of the first graduating class:
The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814-3449.
ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is www.acoteonline.org
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Joint Solution Program
Wonderful opportunity - you will learn all about recovery after total joint replacement surgery
and you will have opportunities to interact with clients.
Contact Ulanda Marcus-Aiyeku, MSN, RN, Clinical Program Manager
Rutgers - OTA Program Framing Ceremony - Class of 2015
Angela Verdi and Deborah Goodhart (COTA Fieldwork Educator from Matheny Medical and Educational Center)
Rutgers - OTA Program Director, Catherine Colucci meets AOTA President Ginny Stoffel!
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Fall Symposium
November 1, 2013