Modified Alternate Route (MAR) / P-3 Certification
The P-3 Modified Alternate Route Program at Montclair State University is approved by the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE). The program provides the courses necessary for a teacher to apply for P-3 licensure through the NJDOE. The program consists of 7 courses which totals 18 credits. This program is non-degree. The P-3 MAR program targets employed teachers in pre-kindergarten through third grade classrooms. It is also for teachers with K-5/K-6 Certification who are in a Kindergarten to 3rd grade classroom and are looking for Pre-K Certification. Courses are offered at the Montclair State University campus as well as in off campus locations in South Jersey through Cumberland County College and Monmouth County.
Early Childhood Education Modified Alternative Route Brochure