College of Education and Human Services
I Want to Touch Lives
If one of your goals is making a positive impact on the lives of others, the College of Education and Human Services can prepare you for a wide variety of professional careers, from teaching to public health. You can share your knowledge in a way that only the best teachers can when you get your degree from Montclair State; we've received nationwide recognition as a top school for teacher preparation.
We blend classroom learning with practical experience in disciplines such as:
- Adult Fitness
- Athletic Training
- Child Life Specialist
- Families, Children, and School Settings
- Family and Child Studies
- Family Services
- Food Management
- Health Education
- Nutrition and Food Science
- Physical Education
- Public Health
The 2010 U.S. News & World Report rankings of America's Best Graduate Schools ranked Montclair State University's graduate programs in secondary teacher education and elementary teacher education in the Top 20 nationwide.
A degree from the College of Education and Human Services can lead to a professional career in schools, government agencies, hospitals, non-profit organizations, and private industry.
In addition, new, competitive combined degree programs have just been introduced in the College of Education and Human Services. Through the new Bachelor's/MAT Dual Certification Inclusive Education Program, you can earn a bachelor's and master's degree with two teacher certifications—one in general education (in early childhood education, elementary education, or a subject area) and one in special education. It is possible for full-time students to complete this combined program in five years, including coursework taken during summer terms.