Urban Education (M.A.) - English as a Second Language for New Pathways Completers (NPTNJ)

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Get started on your Urban Education (M.A.) -  English as a Second Language (additional certification) for New Pathways Completers application here:

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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 one of our regular Urban Education - ESL options 


Urban Education (M.A.) with a specialization in:

  • English as a Second Language with options for:
    • Applicants seeking additional certification 

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*
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • 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) or waiver if applicable

Pre-requisites:

  • Must hold a standard or CEAS teaching certification in content-based education area.  Endorsement such as World Languages (Spanish, etc.), LDTC, TOSD or Reading Specialist does not count as content-based certification.

*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
International Applicants:
Term Deadline
Spring November 1
Summer April 1
Fall  May 1

*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 

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