Admission Information

All candidates must meet application and admission requirements as defined by The Graduate School.

Additional Student Responsibilities:

  • Passing score on PRAXIS II - Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (test code 5031 for tests completed between 9/1/2012 and 8/31, 2014. As of September 1, 2014, the test code will be 5001.
  • Students are responsible for seeking advisement from their academic advisor for registration and completion of degree requirements.
  • Students are responsible for completing the Physiology and Hygiene requirement and Speech requirement for state certification.
  • If a K-6 Teaching candidate intends to seek a Middle School Content Area Specialist endorsement in addition to the standard K-6 Certification, she or he must also complete Child Development II, as required by the New Jersey Department of Education.
  • All MAT students must register to take the Comprehensive Exam during the Clinical I semester. The exam is administered once in the spring and fall semesters. Registration for the fall exam is due October 1 and February 15 for the spring exam. Registration forms and information on the Comprehensive Exam may be found on the department website.
  • It is the student's responsibility to be familiar with all policies designated in the Graduate Catalog and the current Center of Pedagogy Teacher Education Handbook.
  • Students are required to apply to the Center of Pedagogy for Clinical I placement the semester before placement begins. The deadline is March 1 for Fall placements and October 1 for Spring placement.
  • In order to complete the program, students must file the proper audit forms in the Registrar's Office October1st for May graduation, March 1 for August graduation, and June 1 for January graduation.
  • Any variation from this work program must be approved by The Graduate School through the proper filing of a substitution form.