Teacher Certification Option

This innovative opportunity allows students interested in earning a degree at NJIT and wish to pursue a teaching career to take the courses required to apply for teacher certification in New Jersey while they are pursuing their chosen majors.

All majors can earn certification to teach elementary or secondary school in New Jersey through this 30-credit program conducted in cooperation with Rutgers-Newark.  At the same time you work toward your bachelor's degree, you can work toward certification as well and still graduate in four years.  Without paying additional fees, you can earn certification in: English, language arts literacy, mathematics, biological science, earth science, physics, chemistry, physical science, science, social studies and technology education.