Montclair State University offers rigorous training, innovative research, and a network of partnerships to prepare teachers for the future of learning. Our forward-thinking, online programs are designed to help you learn and grow as educators. Developed with the working professional in mind, Montclair State Online master’s degree and certificate programs afford students the flexibility and convenience needed to balance life’s demands while building career-enhancing skills and credentials.
Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics
Elementary School Certification with Subject Matter Specialization: Mathematics in Grades 5-8 Online
Gain a broad understanding of the fundamental principles that underlie middle school mathematics, while making practical connections to the classroom. Increased mathematics content and pedagogical knowledge will result in an enhanced level of confidence and appreciation of mathematics in teachers and students.
The Elementary School Teacher Certification with Subject Matter Specialty: Math 5-8 includes five content courses and offers an additional teaching endorsement for grades 5-8 mathematics. Teachers certified in disciplines other than mathematics, including elementary school and middle grades science, can become certified to teach mathematics in Grades 5-8. Courses in this program are offered fully online and count towards the Master of Arts degree in Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics. For more information, contact Jonathan Cutler, Graduate Program Coordinator Middle Grades Mathematics.
K-12 Computer Science Teaching – Certificate (Online)
Broaden your knowledge and teaching opportunities in computer science education.
Gain the skills needed to teach foundational computer science concepts and competencies in your school district. Coursework integrates content knowledge in computer science with the teaching strategies needed to succeed as an educator. The 15-credit, fully online certificate in K-12 Computer Science Teaching will prepare you with the tools, pedagogy, and content necessary to incorporate computer science (CS) curriculum into your K-12 classroom. Taught by faculty in the departments of Teaching and Learning and Computer Science, coursework will cover CS content, including coding, programming, problem-solving through computational thinking, equity and diversity in CS fields, and research-based methods of teaching computer science. Apply for Fall 2021 and start August 30, 2021.
Virtual Learning for Students with Disabilities – Certificate (Online)
Gain skills in the most up-to-date instructional technologies and assessment methods to affect student learning outcomes.
Montclair State University’s online certificate in Virtual Learning for Students with Disabilities will prepare you to use technology to meet the the needs of all students, with the goal of supporting their academic independence and ensuring their full academic and social participation. All types of education professionals, such as general education teachers in inclusive classrooms, special educators working across a range of classroom settings, paraprofessionals, administrators, and related service providers, will gain immediately applicable skills in instructional technologies and assessment methods, including the development of accessible, high-quality instruction. The use and access to technology in the classroom will continue to grow and change how we teach and how students learn. The two course, 6 graduate credit program includes immediately applicable tools and strategies you can integrate into P-12 classrooms, whether you are teaching virtually, in-person, or hybrid. This program is not just about learning new apps and programs; it’s about understanding how to use technology to create an interesting, inviting, and engaging classroom for all students, in all learning environments. Take your next professional development step and complete the graduate certificate program. Next course can be completed in 4 weeks and begins December 2021.
- Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher Certification – Online and Off-Site
- Educational Assessment Certificate – Online