New Pathways to Teaching in NJ

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New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey Alternate Route Program

The NJCU New Pathways Alternate Route program is a unique, completely online program for people with a bachelor's degree to become a certified teacher in New Jersey.

Why New Pathways?

Flexibility and Choice. Choose from three 100% online program options:

  • Low-cost non-credit course option
  • Graduate credit course option
  • Integrated Masters Degree with certification

Year Round Admission:

  • Begin the program in September, October, January, or March

All Certificates:

  • State approved for all instructional and CTE certificates
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Personalized Assistance. We are experts on teacher licensing. We provide advice and help for navigating the New Jersey Department of Education regulations and strong faculty support. When you contact us, you get a real person with timely answers.

High-Quality Coursework. Our nationally accredited program includes rigorous, practical courses that thoroughly prepare candidates for teaching. We have separate tracks for Elementary, Secondary, ESL, and Career and Technical Education (CTE) candidates to provide for peer collaboration and support. We also offer an online program to concurrently add Teacher of Students with Disabilities onto a standard license.

Statewide Reach. New Pathways to Teaching is an 18-year partnership between New Jersey City University and many of the New Jersey Community Colleges. All courses are completely online so the program can be completed anywhere in the state.



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Contact New Pathways to Teaching

Tel: 201-200-2128

Fax: 201-200-3252