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A "Framing Ceremony" will be held on Wednesday evening January 21, 2015 to celebrate the graduation of our 2nd class.

OTA Program Information Session- March 18, 2015 6-8 pm, Rutgers Scotch Plains Campus, room 330


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:


Congratulations to our first graduates who are now Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant's (posted 6/26/14
The Rutgers OTA Program has a 100% pass rate for the NBCOT Exam.
Christine Pappas, COTA
Lucy McKaig, COTA
Janice Eldridge, COTA

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



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 Director, Catherine Colucci meets AOTA President Ginny Stoffel!
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Fall Symposium
November 1, 2013





















Rutgers School of Health Related Professions



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