Special Education (M.A.T.) Autism Spectrum Disorders Specialization

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Get started on your Special Education (M.A.T.) Autism Spectrum Disorders application here:


Application Deadlines*:

Domestic Applicants:
Term Deadline
Spring Rolling
Summer Rolling
Fall  Rolling

*Deadlines are subject to change. 

Special Education (M.A.T.) with endorsement in:

  • Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) with specialization in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all previous U.S. colleges attended or official NACES course-by-course evaluation of any foreign transcripts*
  • A copy of any teaching certification (a list of your certifications can be downloaded on NJDOE website)
  • Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS)


  • Must hold a current NJ standard or CEAS teaching certificate, OR
  • Must submit a proof of completion of any NJDOE approved alternate route program, OR
  • Must be active in NPTNJ.

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International Applicants:

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


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.

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Phone: 201-200-3409
Email: gradadmissions@njcu.edu