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Special Education - Teacher Certification

Phase I

  • 21-credit program leads to the New Jersey Endorsement in Teacher of Students with Disabilities
  • Online program available

Phase II

  • Completion of 15 credits (or as required for additional certification) that allow candidates to explore additional professional opportunities (ABA, Supervision, and Teacher of Students with Disabilities)
  • Implementation of evidence-based practices are emphasized
  • Individualized programs based on a candidate’s interest will be developed in conjunction with their program advisor

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application to the School of Education Graduate Programs and $40 application fee
  • Standard New Jersey Instructional Certificate (case by case evaluations will be conducted)
  • Graduation from an accredited baccalaureate program with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (flexible)
  • Official transcripts of past collegiate work including post-baccalaureate work
  • Copy of current teaching certificates