Chemistry (2270) With this Endorsement, you can teach the following in all public schools:

  • Chemistry

  • Environmental science

  • General science

Links to state requirements for Chemistry teacher certification:

Note that the physical science certification is essentially physics + chemistry, with a major (30 credits) in one of these areas and a minor (15 credits) in the other. Some programs that offer physical science certification may not offer a stand-alone physics or chemistry certification. Please contact individual programs directly for more information.

Chemistry Teacher Certification Programs in NJ

Bloomfield College

5-Year Masters of Teaching Program (BS/MAT)

Graduate Certification Programs in Teacher Education

Brookdale Community College

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

Caldwell University

B.A. in Secondary Education

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

Drew University

Master of Arts in Teaching

Combined Degree B-MAT

Essex County Provisional Teacher Training Program

Alternate Route Program

Fairleigh Dickinson University

BA/BS MAT (QUEST) Secondary Education K-12: combined degree

MAT Teaching

Georgian Court University

B.A. in Elementary Education (K-6) OR Specific Subject Education

M.A.T. in Teacher of Specific Subject (K-12) & Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement

Kean University

B.A. in Elementary Education | Bilingual K-6/5-8

B.A. Elementary Education K-6/5-8/Teacher of Students with Disabilities

Biology, Chemistry, or Mathematics - STEM Teacher Education - 5 Year B.S./M.A.

B.A. in Chemistry with Teacher Certification K-12

Monmouth University

B.A. in Secondary Education Endorsement (9-12)

M.A.T. with Endorsements and Specializations in: Elementary (K-6) or Secondary (7-12) Track

400-Hour Provisional Teacher Training Program

Montclair State University

Combined BS/MAT

Dual Certification: MAT in Subject Area (P-12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TSD)

MAT in Content Area

BS in Chemistry with Teacher Certification in Chemistry (Preschool-Grade 12)

Alternate Route Teacher Certification Subject Area (P-12)

Morris-Union Jointure Commission

Alternate Route Provisional Teacher Program (ARTP)

New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning

Progressive Science Initiative/Progressive Mathematics Initiative Certification Programs

Master of Science in Teaching and Learning Chemistry + Add-On NJ Chemistry Endorsement

New Jersey City University

Secondary Education with K-12 Certification (With major in Arts and Sciences)

Secondary Education - Teacher Certification, M.A.T.

Chemistry with Teacher Certification, B.A.

Chemistry with Teacher Certification, B.S.

New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey - Secondary Education

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


Teacher Education Programs (with Rutgers-Newark UTEP)

Princeton University

Certification | Program in Teacher Preparation

Ramapo College of New Jersey

K-12 Content Area Certification Concentration Programs

MASE 4+1 Dual Certification Program

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Education and Certification Programs

Relay Graduate School of Education

Relay Alternate Certification

Master of Arts in Teaching

Rider University

Secondary Education, B.A.

Rowan University

Combined Advanced Degree Program (CADP) in Subject Matter Education for Math and Science

B.A. in Education - Specialization: Elementary Education (K-6)

ASPIRE to Teach at Rowan University CE Educator Preparation Program

Rutgers University-Center for Effective School Practices (Somerset)

Alternate Route

Rutgers Graduate School of Education (New Brunswick)

*note: Rutgers GSE does not offer a standalone certification in chemistry. See the listings for the Physical Science certifications

Rutgers University - Camden

Accelerated BA/MAT Program

Master of Arts in Teaching

Rutgers University - Newark

Urban Secondary Education Teacher Certification Program

Saint Elizabeth University

B.A. in Education - Inclusive Elementary/Middle School Math or Science Education Track

B.A. in Education - Secondary Education Minor

Combined B.A. to M.A. in Education - Secondary Education Minor

Saint Peter's University

Secondary Education Program with Subject Area Endorsements

Alternate Route to Certification Program

Seton Hall University

Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.) Secondary Education

Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.) Secondary and Special Education

Stockton University

TEDU Baccalaureate Program

TEDU Secondary Program

The College of New Jersey

Urban Secondary Education 5-Year Program

Chemistry Secondary Education Degree Program BS

William Paterson University

BA in Secondary Education Subject Field (K-12)

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