Candidates can earn a Master of Arts in Teaching degree in Elementary/Secondary Education upon successful completion of the New Pathways to Teaching program. All New Pathways courses must be taken for credit or converted to credit. An additional 12 credits are needed for M.A.T. Degree in Elementary/Secondary Education. There is a 5 year limit for course credit conversion.
Additional Courses Needed for Master’s Degree:
The four additional courses for the degree program must be taken at the completion of the New Pathways certification sequence and are offered during the summer and the regular academic school year.
There is a seven-year limit on courses to be accepted into the master’s program. Candidates who completed NPTNJ before Fall 2018 may not have taken all these courses and will need additional credits.
A Master of Arts in Teaching degree with certification in Teachers of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) may be earned by completing the following:
A Master of Arts Degree with certification in English as a Second Language may be earned by completing the following:
If you would like to convert your non-credit courses to graduate credit so that you can use them towards one of these degree programs, get more information here.