New Pathways to Teaching in NJ

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Introduction to New Pathways

New Pathways is a unique online program for people with a bachelor's degree to become a certified teacher in New Jersey. We offer three flexible paths:

  • Low-cost non-credit course options
  • Graduate online credit courses
  • Integrated online Masters Degree with certification

NPTNJ offers personalized advice and assistance for navigating the New Jersey Department of Education regulations, strong faculty support, and high-quality coursework.


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  • Convenient- Fully online anywhere in New Jersey
  • Established- NJ Department of Education approved for more than 15 years
  • Comprehensive- Over 60 Certificates of Eligibility accepted
  • Dedicated- Student-focused instructors and personalized assistance
  • Flexible- Graduate credit or not-for-credit options






New Pathways is a 15-year partnership between New Jersey City University and many of the New Jersey Community Colleges.

NJCU New Pathways to Teaching

Tel: 201-200-2128

Fax: 201-200-3252