Alternate Route Courses

NPTNJ offers four different tracks depending on what you are teaching. Follow these links for the course sequence for each program:

Elementary or Secondary (Content Area) Certification Courses

  • These course sequences are for candidates who are elementary school teachers, or content area teachers (math, music, art, English, etc).
  • Program is entirely online.

Download the List of Elementary or Secondary Courses

English as a Second Language (ESL) Certification Courses

New Pathways does not offer ESL certification. The ESL alternate route program is through the Multicultural Education department in the College of Education. The program is currently online with synchronous courses that meet at specific times. The program must be taken for graduate credit. For more information, contact Dr. Kim,, 201-200-3184.

New Pathways and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) Courses

 If you have any questions please email or call 201-200-3071.