Category Archives: Occupational Therapy Assistant

Why the Occupational Therapy Field Keeps Growing

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program in Bergen County, NJ

Occupational therapy is a form of therapy for those recovering from a physical or mental illness/injury that encourages rehabilitation through the performance of daily activities. Though there are many reasons that the occupational therapy field is growing, rising elderly populations are a large factor. The increase in life expectancy has led to a significant, corresponding …

Multiple Eastwick Graduates Voted as Favorite Kids’ Docs in New Jersey!

Manny Garcia, Eastwick graduate, accepting award for best certified occupational therapy assistant by New Jersey parents

Several Eastwick College graduates were recognized as some of the best Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants (COTAs) in New Jersey for their outstanding work in their field by New Jersey Family! These professionals were nominated between June 2018 and May 2019 by real New Jersey parents whose children have regular visits with these COTAs. This curated …

Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary in NJ

occupational therapist students practice using tool to increase muscle strength

When someone finds difficulties in day-to-day activities due to an injury, illness or disability, an Occupational Therapy Assistant may be needed. If you love to help others, consider critical thinking to be a strong skill of yours, you are compassionate and hard-working, this might be the perfect profession for you. Occupational Therapy Assistant Salary Average …

Why OTA is a Skill in Demand

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a career in OTA is one of the highest paid occupations for workers with only an associate degree. A 30% increase in employment is expected by 2026, more than four times the average for other occupations. For those interested in this growing field, Eastwick College offers an accelerated …

Why Choose Eastwick College’s Occupational Therapy Assisting Program

Occupational Therapy Assisting (OTA) is forecast to have a 30% employment increase by 2026. The average OTA annual salary is just over $65,000 in the NY/NJ Metro Area, making it one of the highest paid occupations for those with only an associate degree. Eastwick College quickly realized the need for an Occupational Therapy Assisting program …

Eastwick College Graduates Prepare for Medical Fields

Sonography students practice observing muscles on machine

The medical field will see the highest growth rate for jobs, adding about 2.4 million new jobs to the industry from 2016 till 2026. Choosing Eastwick College gives students the opportunity to experience hands-on training in real situations with affiliated hospitals. Some programs that are offered at Eastwick College include Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography, Occupational Therapy …

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