Professional development is an investment in your future, and NJCU offers a number of career courses to help you get ahead in your field. Whether you are exploring a new career path or changing directions within your field, our career preparation programs will get you started.
The Office of Continuing Education offers several career preparation programs, including:
Browse our course offerings below for course descriptions, costs, and registration deadlines, or download our brochure.
NCD214/8422—Real Estate Salesperson’s Licensing CourseApproved by the New Jersey Real Estate Commission, this course provides the required educational experience for individuals planning to take the State of New Jersey Real Estate Salesperson’s (Agent) Licensing Examination and conforms with the Commission’s 75-hour course requirement. Course topics include principles of agency, real estate mathematics, and regulations required by the Real Estate Commission. Prerequisites: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, 18 years of age or older (Background checks are required for all licensed N.J. real estate agents.)Tuesdays & Wednesdays, June 4 through August 6 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Cost: $375.00 plus cost of textbook (Essentials of New Jersey Real Estate 11th Edition) - available at NJCU’s bookstoreInstructor: Rasila Thakkar-Podolak, Licensed New Jersey Real Estate InstructorRegistration Deadline: May 28
Courses offered through this program are applicable towards certification as an alcohol and drug counselor by the Addiction Professionals Certification Board of New Jersey, Inc. New Jersey City University issues a certificate stating the study hours completed for each course. For information on certification requirements, visit its website at http://www.certbd.com
NCD291/8429-Introduction to Teaching for Grades K-12The New Jersey Department of Education requires teaching candidates to complete this 24-hour course before earning a certificate of eligibility (CE). Students receive 20 hours of instruction and independently complete four hours of classroom observation. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to earn a CE, secure a teaching position, and begin an alternate route program to earn standard teaching certification. This is a blended course, involving at least two in-person meetings and online instruction using Blackboard. This course is part of the New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey program. Required textbook: Kronowitz, Ellen. (2012). The Teacher’s Guide to Success. (2nd. Ed) New York: Pearson. (ISBN: 13:978-0-13-705074-1)Date: Thursday, May 30 through Wednesday, June 26, 4:00-7:00 p.m.Time: BlendedCost: $240.00 (includes $40 technology fee)Instructor: Erik Morales, Ph.D., New Jersey City UniversityRegistration Deadline: May 23
NCD292/8416 -Introduction to Teaching for Grades Pre-K-3The New Jersey Department of Education requires teaching candidates to complete this 24-hour course before earning a certificate of eligibility (CE) to teach pre-kindergarten through grade three. Students receive 18 hours of instruction and independently complete six hours of classroom observation. This is a blended course, involving at least two in-person meetings and online instruction using Blackboard. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to receive a CE, which will allow them to apply for a teaching position and begin an alternate route certification program.Wednesday, May 29 through Wednesday, June 19, 4:30-6:30 p.m.Time: BlendedCost: $240.00 (includes $40 technology fee)Instructor: Julie Berg, MARegistration Deadline: May 22