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Graduate Admissions Test Requirements Table

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  • Test(s) Required For Matriculated Status 

    PROGRAMS NOT REQUIRING TEST
    M.F.A., M.A. in Studio Art, MM Perf.

    TEST WAIVERS
    Except for the programs listed below, the Test requirement (except PRAXIS) will be waived if the applicant meets one of the following criteria:
    1. GRADUATE DEGREE: Already has a graduate degree from an accredited U.S. institution (or evaluated equivalent). 
    2. UNDERGRADUATE GPA: Equal or higher final, cumulative GPA (from an accredited U.S. institution or evaluated equivalent) than the posted requirement for a waiver for the degree program sought.*
    PROGRAMS NOT WAIVING TEST
    Professional Diploma in School Psyc
    All doctoral-level programs

    *TEST WAIVER CRITERIA AND REQUESTS:
    For current information regarding test waiver “criteria”, view test waiver form on https://www.njcu.edu/Forms-Library/ 

    COLLEGE/DEPT. or PROGRAM 

    TEST(S) REQUIRED 

    COLLEGE of ARTS and SCIENCES 

    MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

    GRE or MAT

    MUSIC EDUCATION

    GRE or MAT

    PSYCHOLOGY: ALL PROGRAMS GRE
    WORLD LANGUAGES (Spanish) GRE or MAT

    COLLEGE of EDUCATION* 

    * College of Education Only
    *After Sep 1, 2010:
    The MAT is no longer accepted for ANY COE program, to include resubmitted matriculation requests which were denied earlier and had included MAT scores.

    COUNSELING: ALL PROGRAMS

    GRE

    EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: ALL PROGRAMS

    GRE

    EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP: ADMIN. & SUPERVISION GRE
    EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: ALL PROGRAMS GRE
    ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION:  
    MA in Teaching (MAT) - Elementary Education and Elementary Education Teaching Certification GRE and PRAXIS II
    MA in Teaching (MAT) - Secondary Education and Secondary Education Teaching Certification GRE and PRAXIS II
    LITERACY EDUCATION: ALL PROGRAMS GRE
    MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: ALL PROGRAMS GRE
    SPECIAL EDUCATION: ALL PROGRAMS GRE
    TEACH. & LEARN. in URBAN SCHOOLS GRE

    COLLEGE of PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 

    BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: ALL PROGRAMS

    GMAT

    CRIMINAL JUSTICE GRE or MAT
    HEALTH SCIENCES GRE or MAT
    NATIONAL SECURITY STUDIES GRE or MAT