Education Departments

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Education Departments


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Counselor Education

Our CACREP-accredited programs train culturally competent, caring counselors who serve a diverse, multilingual urban community.

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Early Childhood Education

Graduates of the Department of Early Childhood Education become capable teachers who believe in the transformative power of an outstanding education.

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Educational Leadership

The Department of Educational Leadership aims to prepare reflective, caring, and highly skilled educational practitioners to lead urban schools in their chosen professions, to expand educational theory and practice in urban settings through research, and to work in partnership with constituents to effect change in educational practice in urban schools.

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Educational Technology

Our graduates have gone on to become master teachers, school library media specialists, published researchers and authors, corporate trainers, school leaders, and professional developers.

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Multicultural Education

The Department of Multicultural Education is an academic department that prepares teachers for careers in ESL, bilingual, and multicultural settings.

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Special Education

Graduates of the Special Education Department become capable teachers who believe in the transformative power of an outstanding education.

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New Pathways to Teaching: Alternate Route

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.

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Teaching, Learning, and Literacy

The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Literacy prepares reflective, skilled, and equity-based educators at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We also prepare literacy specialists for careers in teaching, coaching, training, coordinating instructional programs, diagnosing and treating literacy problems, and developing curriculum.