Occupational Therapy Schools in New Jersey


Kean University

Department of Occupational Therapy
Nathan Weiss Graduate College
215 North Avenue, EC Room 224
Hillside, NJ 07205

Program Director: Laurie Knis-Matthews, Ph.D., OT
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 30
Phone: (908) 737-5850
Fax: 908-737-3299 – registrar’s office
Email: ot@kean.edu or lknis@kean.edu
Website: http://grad.kean.edu/masters-programs/occupational-therapy
Requirements: submit all official transcripts, complete admission application, complete all prerequisite courses or apply to Kean as an undergraduate second-degree non-matriculated student, minimum 3.0 GPA, attend interview if invited, 3 letters of reference, observe and provide documentation of a minimum of 40 hours of occupational therapy services in a minimum of 2 different areas of practice,

Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Occupational Therapy Program
School of Health Sciences
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205

Program Director: Kimberly A, Furphy, DHSc, OTR, ATP
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 21
Phone: (609) 626-3640
Fax: 609-626-5541 – admission’s office
Email: gradschool@stockton.edu or furphyk@stockton.edu
Website: http://intraweb.stockton.edu/eyos/page.cfm?siteID=73&pageID=51
Requirements: completed admission application, bachelor’s degree, minimum 3.0 GPA, complete all prerequisite courses, documentation of 60 hours of work/volunteer work or community service in a variety of occupational therapy settings, 3 letters of reference

Seton Hall University

Occupational Therapy Department
McQuaid Hall
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079-2689

Program Director: Ruth Segal, Ph.D., OTR
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 30-35 including dual program
Phone: (973) 761-7145
Fax: (973) 761-9550 – Archives and Special Collections Center
Email: shms@shu.edu
Website: www.shu.edu/academics/gradmeded/ms-occupational-therapy/
Requirements: bachelor’s degree from accredited university, minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum 50 documented observation hours in OT setting, 3 letters of reference, complete all prerequisite courses, download and sign the Standards of Essential Functions of the School of Health and Medical Sciences and the MSOT program document