Department of Secondary and Middle School Education


The Department of Secondary and Middle School Education provides opportunities for all students to engage in coursework relevant to their area of specialty and to introduce them to current, innovative, and culturally relevant teaching strategies enabling them to be effective teachers. 

Learn more about each of our programs:

  • BA in Secondary Education K-12 in content areas: Arts, Biological Science, Chemistry, Chinese, Physical Science, Earth Science,English, French, Japanese, Math, Social Studies and Spanish (BA in Secondary Education K-12)
  • MAT in Secondary Education Subject Field K-12
  • Graduate Certificate: Bilingual Education K-12 (K-12/Bilingual Education)
  • Graduate Certificate: English as a Second Language (K-12/ESL)
  • Graduate Certificate: Teacher of Students with Disabilities (K-12/TSD)
Graduates of the BA in secondary education K-12 and MAT K-12 are well prepared to teach their content area at the middle and high school levels. They will be able to serve as full-time K-12 teachers in any New Jersey school district or states that have a reciprocal agreement with NJDOE Certificate of Eligibility for Advanced Standing.