Master of Arts in Education: Teaching

The concentration in Teaching is designed for liberal arts graduates who desire to make a career change to enter the field of teaching. Teachers in service both in private and public schools who lack full certification may also complete certification. Candidates who complete this concentration and pass the appropriate Praxis Examination(s) may qualify for state certification in one of the following areas: Elementary Education, Art, English, Business, Music, Social Studies, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Biological Science, and Physical Science. Candidates who wish to pursue Spanish, French, or Italian Language certification must complete additional requirements listed on the NJDOE web site. Middle School Subject Area (referred to as Elementary with Specialization) is available in a variety of subjects.

Foundation Courses
GE-502Psychological Foundations of Learning3
GE-505Directed Research in Education3
GE-614Overview of Educational Disabilities for Specialized Instruction3
Required Courses
GE-510Principles of Curriculum Design and Development3
GE-512Assessment of Student Ability and Achievement3
GE-540Fundamentals of Methodology3
GE-555Computers in Curriculum Design Development and Evaluation3
GE-570Foundations of Reading Curriculum Design and Development3
Clinical Experience
GE-550Clinical Practice I: Early Childhood and Elementary Classroom Setting4
GE-551Clinical Practice II: Early Childhood and Elementary Classroom Setting8
Total Credits36