Applying to the NMUTR

The NMUTR is open to college graduates who possess:

  • A conferred Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • A passing score on all required Praxis exams
  • United States Citizenship or Permanent Resident status‌
  • An interest in teaching in Newark Public Schools for a minimum of 3 years‌‌‌


  • For consideration into the Early Childhood (P-3)/Special Education Strand, a Liberal Arts or Science degree with a minimum of 60 liberal arts credits is needed
  • For consideration into the Secondary Mathematics or Science Strand, a minimum of 30 credits in the desired subject area certification (math or science) is needed

Upcoming Admissions and Application Deadlines:

 Early Childhood (P-3)/Special Education Strand

Next Enrollment Term:

April 2018

Priority Application Deadline:

October 10, 2017

Final Application Deadline:

February 2, 2018

Secondary Education (K-12) Mathematics or Science Subject Area Strand

Next Enrollment Term:

June 2018

Priority Application Deadline: 

November 1, 2017

Final Application Deadline:

March 1, 2018

Applications are submitted through the Graduate School at Montclair State University’s system. All applications are considered in their entirety by the NMUTR program staff and selection is based on merit.

Please email the NMUTR Program Advisor at for additional information, to confirm your eligibility, and to receive application instructions prior to applying.