Agriculture (2501) With this endorsement, you can teach the following in all public schools:

  • Agribusiness systems

  • Animal systems

  • Environmental service systems

  • Natural Resource Systems

  • Plant systems

  • Power

  • Structural and technical systems/related technologies

Links to state requirements for Agriculture teacher certification:

Agriculture Teacher Certification Programs in NJ

Currently, the 5-year program at Rutgers is the only one in the state that offers an undergraduate degree in Agriculture with a teaching credential.

Rutgers Graduate School of Education (New Brunswick)

Ed.M. with Certification in Agricultural Science Education

5-Year Program with Certification in Agricultural Science Education (K-12)

Alternate route programs can certify teacher candidates in agriculture education provided they meet other requirements. Note that an Agriculture certification can also be earned through the Career and Technical Education pathway. Please contact individual programs directly for more information.

Brookdale Community College

Brookdale Alternate Route-Training Community Colleges (ART-CC)

Essex County Provisional Teacher Training Program

Alternate Route Program

Monmouth University

400-Hour Provisional Teacher Training Program

Montclair State University

Alternate Route Teacher Certification Subject Area (P-12)

Morris-Union Jointure Commission

Alternate Route Provisional Teacher Program (ARTP)

New Jersey City University

New Pathways to Teaching in NJ - Elementary Education

New Pathways to Teaching in NJ - Secondary Education

Combined New Pathways to Teaching and Teacher of Students with Disabilities, M.A.T.

Relay Graduate School of Education

Relay Alternate Certification

Rowan University

ASPIRE to Teach at Rowan University CE Educator Preparation Program

Rutgers University-Center for Effective School Practices (Somerset)

Alternate Route

Saint Peter's University

Alternate Route to Certification Program

Stockton University

Alternate Route to Teaching in NJ

Link to spreadsheet of all STEM Teacher Education programs in New Jersey