Special Education (M.A.T.) with TOSD for New Pathways Completers (NPTNJ)

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Get started on your Special Education (M.A.T.) with TOSD for NPTNJ Completers application here:


    Please note this option is only open to students who have completed the New Pathways to Teaching in NJ Program (NPTNJ). If you have not completed the NPTNJ program, you would apply to our regular MAT TOSD program here.

    Application Deadlines*:

    Domestic Applicants:
    Term Deadline
    Spring Rolling
    Summer Rolling
    Fall  Rolling

    *Deadlines are subject to change. Deadline extensions may be granted on a case by case. Please contact Graduate Admissions for more information gradadmissions@njcu.edu 

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

    • Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD)

    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*
    • NPTNJ program completion form
    • A copy of any teaching certification (a list of your certifications can be downloaded on NJDOE website)


    • Must have a valid teaching certification in general education area

    *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.


    International Applicants:

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

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