Earth Science

Earth Science (2220) With this Endorsement, you can teach the following in public schools:

  • Earth science (includes Geology, Astronomy, Oceanography, Meteorology, Space science, & Physical Geography)

  • Environmental science

  • General science


Links to state requirements for Earth Science teacher certification:


Note that in comparison with other subject areas, there are far fewer programs directly designed for teachers of Earth Science in NJ.

Earth Science Teacher Certification Programs in NJ

Bloomfield College

Graduate Certification Programs in Teacher Education


Brookdale Community College

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


Caldwell University

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification


Centenary University

New Jersey State Teaching Certification Post-Baccalaureate


Drew University

Master of Arts in Teaching

Combined Degree B-MAT


Essex County Provisional Teacher Training Program

Alternate Route Program


Fairleigh Dickinson University

MAT Teaching


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 Earth Science with Teacher Certification K-12 OR B.A. in Earth Science with Dual Certification,Teacher of Students with Disabilities and K-12


Monmouth University

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 Earth and Environmental Science with P-12 Teacher Certification in Earth Science

Alternate Route Teacher Certification Subject Area (P-12)


Morris-Union Jointure Commission

Alternate Route Provisional Teacher Program (ARTP)


New Jersey City University

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

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

Earth and Environmental Science-Geoscience-Earth Science/Secondary Education (Teacher Certification), B.A.

New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey - Secondary Education

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


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

M.A.T. or Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program

Secondary Education, B.A.


Rowan University

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

M.A. in STEM Education

ASPIRE to Teach at Rowan University CE Educator Preparation Program


Rutgers University-Center for Effective School Practices (Somerset)

Alternate Route


Rutgers University - Newark

Urban Secondary Education Teacher Certification Program


Saint Peter's University

Alternate Route to Certification Program


Seton Hall University

Bachelor of Science in Education


Stockton University

TEDU Baccalaureate Program

TEDU Secondary Program


William Paterson University

BA in Secondary Education Subject Field (K-12)

MAT in Secondary Education Subject Field (K-12)


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