Secondary Education (M.A.T.) with Certification

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Secondary Education (M.A.T.) with:

  • Secondary Education Teacher Certification
  • Specialization in K-12 Content Area including: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, English, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Science, Social Studies, and Spanish 

Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • A 250-500 word essay discussing your goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the degree program to which you are applying
  • Official transcripts from all previous U.S. colleges attended or official NACES course-by-course evaluation of any foreign transcripts*
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Passing scores on Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (or waived, if applicable)
  • Passing scores on Praxis II Content Knowledge (see ETS for testing requirement)
  • Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) or waiver if applicable

Pre-requisites:

  • Behavioral science courses or advised equivalent/alternatives
  • Studies in Physiology, Health and Hygiene or Equivalent
  • Studies in Developmental Psychology
  • Studies in Intercultural Relations
  • Demonstration of Computer Literacy

*Note: NJCU does not evaluate international transcripts. In lieu of a transcript, applicants with a non-U.S. degree need to submit a course-by-course evaluation from a NACES Accredited Member that includes U.S. bachelor’s degree equivalency information for their coursework.

Application Deadlines*:

Domestic Applicants:
Term Deadline
Spring Rolling
Summer Rolling
Fall  Rolling

*Deadlines are subject to change. 

International Applicants:

This program is not currently available to international students seeking an F-1 student visa

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We encourage you to contact graduate admissions with questions about our graduate programs, to get answers to your graduate application questions, or to schedule a visit to NJCU.

Hepburn Hall, Room 206
Phone: 201-200-3409
Fax: 201-200-2044
Email: gradadmissions@njcu.edu

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