Undergraduate vs. Graduate

There are four main levels of program: undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, combined bachelors/masters, and graduate.

Undergraduate Programs

Traditional Route
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Caldwell University

B.A. in Elementary Education

B.A. in Secondary Education


Centenary University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Education Biology

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Elementary Education/Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Education Mathematics


Felician University

B.A. in Elementary & Special Education (K-6/Teacher of Students with Disabilities) with Middle School Endorsement (5-8)

B.A. in Secondary Education (K-12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement


Georgian Court University

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


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

B.A. in Mathematical Sciences | Teacher Certification K-12 OR B.A. in Mathematical Sciences | Dual Certification, Teacher of Students with Disabilities

B.A. in Chemistry | Teacher Certification

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

B.A. in Earth Science | Secondary Education P-12 OR B.A. in Earth Science | Secondary Education P-12 with Teacher of Students with Disabilities endorsement


Monmouth University

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies for Elementary Educators

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

B.A. in Elementary Education Endorsement (K-6)


Montclair State University

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

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

BS in Physics, with Teacher Certification in Physics (Preschool-Grade 12)

BS in Physics, with Teacher Certification in Physical Science (Preschool-Grade 12)

BS in Biology with Teacher Certification in Biological Science (Preschool-Grade 12)


New Jersey City University

Elementary Education Co-Major with K-6 Certification (With Major in Arts and Sciences)

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

Applied Physics - Physical Science Teacher Certification Secondary Education (K-12), B.A.

Biology with Teacher Certification (Biology), B.A.

Chemistry with Teacher Certification, B.A.

Chemistry with Teacher Certification, B.S.

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

Mathematics-Teacher Certification, B.A.


Pillar College

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education


Princeton University

Certification | Program in Teacher Preparation


Ramapo College of New Jersey

Middle School Content Area Certification Specializations

K-12 Content Area Certification Concentration Programs


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)


Saint Elizabeth University

B.A. in Education - Inclusive Elementary/Early Childhood Education Track

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

B.A. in Education - Secondary Education Minor


Saint Peter's University

Elementary Education Program with Middle School Certification

Secondary Education Program with Subject Area Endorsements


Seton Hall University

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


Stockton University

TEDU Baccalaureate Program


The College of New Jersey

Elementary Education BS

Biology Education Programs (BS or Dual Degree Programs)

Chemistry Secondary Education Degree Program BS

Mathematics Secondary Education BS

Physics and Secondary Education Dual Major BS


William Paterson University

BA in Elementary Education (K-6)

BA in Secondary Education Subject Field (K-12)

Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Bloomfield College

Graduate Certification Programs in Teacher Education


Brookdale Community College

CTE Alternate Route Teacher Program

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


Caldwell University

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification


Centenary University

New Jersey State Teaching Certification Post-Baccalaureate


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 Center for Teaching and Learning

Progressive Science Initiative/Progressive Mathematics Initiative Certification Programs


New Jersey City University

New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey - Elementary Education

New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey - Secondary Education

Alternate Route in Math


Ramapo College of New Jersey

Middle School Content Area Certification Specializations

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Education and Certification Programs


Relay Graduate School of Education

Relay Alternate Certification


Rider University

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


Rowan University

ASPIRE to Teach at Rowan University CE Educator Preparation Program


Rutgers University-Center for Effective School Practices (Somerset)

Alternate Route


Saint Elizabeth University

Graduate Certification: Integrated Science Educator for Middle School Science


Saint Peter's University

Certification Programs in Education

Alternate Route to Certification Program


Seton Hall University

Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS)


Stockton University

TEDU Elementary Program


William Paterson University

Career and Technical Education Alternate Route Program

Combined Bachelors/Masters Programs

Bloomfield College

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


Caldwell University

Education - Combined B.A./M.A. Program


Drew University

Combined Degree B-MAT


Fairleigh Dickinson University

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


Kean University

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


Monmouth University

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Elementary or Secondary Education, combined with a graduate program in: Teacher of Students with Disabilities


Montclair State University

Combined BS/MAT


Ramapo College of New Jersey

MASE 4+1 Dual Certification Program


Rowan University

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


Rutgers Graduate School of Education (New Brunswick)

5-Year Agricultural Science Education (K-12) Ed.M.

5-Year Biological Science Education (K-12) Ed.M.

5-Year Elementary Education (K-6) with Subject Matter Specialization (5-8) Certification Ed.M.

5-Year Mathematics Education (K-12) Ed.M.

5-Year Physical Science and Physics Education (K-12)


Rutgers University - Camden

Accelerated BA/MAT Program


Saint Elizabeth University

Combined B.A. to M.A. in Education - Elementary and Early Childhood Education Track

Combined B.A. to M.A. in Education - Elementary, Middle School Math or Science Education Track

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


Saint Peter's University

Master of Arts in Education: Teaching or Accelerated BA to MA Education Degree Program


The College of New Jersey

Biology Education Programs (BS or Dual Degree Programs)

Mathematics Secondary Education BS

Secondary Special Education 5-Year Program

Graduate Programs