Elementary & Secondary Education

Elementary & Secondary Education


The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is proud to offer a wide variety of teacher preparation programs to meet your potential interests as well as the needs of our nation’s schools.

We offer the following programs at the undergraduate level: 

We also offer the following programs at the graduate level:

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education prepares distinguished educators for the state of New Jersey, the country, and many foreign countries. Our programs emphasize critical thinking and analytical skills for problem solving in urban and other school settings. We are dedicated to graduating knowledgeable, capable, and articulate educators who are reflective about their own teaching. We are also committed to the belief that education is transformative and empowering and that social justice can be best accomplished through an educated citizenry.

Participate in a virtual information session regarding our programs in elementary and secondary education.

Participate in a virtual information session regarding the Master of Arts in Urban Education, Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools specialization.

College of Education Graduate Admissions Info Session & Instant Decision Day

Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 4:00pm-6:30pm
Location: NJCU Main Campus, Gilligan Student Union, Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor, 2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ

Meet with faculty and staff from the College of Education, Admissions, and Financial Aid to learn how NJCU can help you advance your career in education. Ready to apply now? Submit your online graduate application by March 12th and you may have the opportunity to receive an on-the-spot admissions decision at this event. All attendees will receive a graduate application fee waiver!




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Faculty office hours

Professional Studies Building, Room 329
(201) 200-3421

Erik Morales, Chair
(201) 200-2428

Tatiana Reyes, Administrative Assistant

Learn about upcoming events and job openings on the College of Education Facebook page!