Secondary Education (M.A.T.)

Secondary Education (M.A.T.)

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Each graduate program has a unique set of requirements. Applicants MUST apply via the specific program application.

To get started on your application, click the appropriate link below:

Secondary Education (M.A.T.) - Fall 2017

Secondary Education (M.A.T.) - Spring 2018


 

Secondary Education (M.A.T.) with:

  • Secondary Education Teacher Certification
  • Specialization in K-12 Content Area including: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, English, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Science, Social Studies, and Spanish 

Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • A 250-500 word essay discussing your goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the degree program to which you are applying
  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges attended or official NACES course-by- course evaluation of any foreign transcripts
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Official copy of GRE scores or waiver
  • Passing scores on Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators  – waived if:
    • 1660 combined SAT score
    • 23 ACT score
    • 4.0 analytical writing score and 310 quantitative and verbal GRE scores, or
    • NJDOE issued certification(s)
  • Passing scores on Praxis II Content Knowledge (see ETS for testing requirement)
  • A copy of any teaching certification (a list of your certifications can be downloaded on NJDOE website) if any
  • Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) or waiver if applicable

Pre-requisites:

  • Behavioral science courses or advised equivalent/alternatives
  • Studies in Physiology, Health and Hygiene or Equivalent
  • Studies in Developmental Psychology
  • Studies in Intercultural Relations
  • Demonstration of Computer Literacy

Priority Application Deadlines:
Domestic Applicants
Fall: July 1
Spring: December 1

International Applicants
Fall: May 1
Spring: November 1


Courses only Option:

If you are not interested in working toward a graduate degree at this time, but want to take a few graduate classes as a non-matriculating student, applying for Courses Only is a great option.

Courses Only - Secondary Education - Fall 2017

Courses Only - Secondary Education - Spring 2018

Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges attended or official NACES course-by- course evaluation of any foreign transcripts

A copy of any teaching certification (a list of your certifications can be downloaded on NJDOE website) if any.

CONTACT US

We encourage you to contact graduate admissions with questions about our graduate programs, to get answers to your graduate application questions, or to schedule a visit to NJCU.

Hepburn Hall, Room 206
Phone: (201) 200-3409
Toll-Free Phone: (877) 652-8472
Fax: (201) 200-2044
Email: grad_dept@njcu.edu

GRADUATE ADMISSIONS OFFICE HOURS

September – May:
Mon and Thu, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tues, Wed, Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Mon – Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

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