Graduate Certificate program in Elementary Education and Teaching at Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Ed.M. with Certification in Elementary Education

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Upon completion of the program, graduates will be effective practitioners knowledgeable current research in learning, teaching, and child development, and prepared to make informed decisions their educational practice.

Through expert-led, research-driven coursework, graduates of the Ed.M. program with (K-6) teacher certification will gain the perspective needed to understand learning as an active process in which students construct their own knowledge and understandings. Students will exit the program prepared to be teacher-researchers who reflect on their practice, and armed with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to act as change makers in the schools and communities they serve.

Elementary Education and Teaching typically takes 2 years to complete and includes:.

Graduates are expected to complete the required course sequence and satisfy their general education requirements, liberal arts credits, and complete their portfolio concurrently through completion of their coursework. Accepted students have 5 years to complete the program.

Graduates exiting the Ed.M. program with K-6 teacher certification will be prepared for immediate employment as a K-6 education practitioner in New Jersey public, private, and charter schools. Students have gone on to become art, theater, physical education, history, and other subject-specific educators.

The New Jersey Education requires a minimum GPA of 2.75 to be admitted to a teacher education program.

Generous GSE alumni, friends, and community members have established and continue to donate to than one dozen fellowships and scholarships to help deserving students reach their goals. These awards are granted on the basis of academic achievement and or financial need. While these awards are competitive, interested students are encouraged to apply for consideration and submit the required materials. Students must also submit a FAFSA application to be eligible.

24 Months Duration
63 Credit hours
Yes GRE Required
Yes Scholarships Available

Composition of student population

18 Post-master's certificate
5 Postbaccalaureate certificate

Tuition for Elementary Education and Teaching graduate program at Rutgers University-New Brunswick

$19,724 In-state Tuition & Fees
$32,132 Out-of-state Tuition & Fees

How does certificate program tuition for Rutgers University-New Brunswick compares with other universities in New Jersey?

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a public university with an average tuition of $32,132 per year. This tuition gives it an affordability index of #13 among all universities in the New Jersey, and an affordability index of #862 among all the universities in the US.

UniversityTuition / Year
Elementary Education and Teaching Certificate program at Rider University$20,958

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Elementary Education and Teaching Certificate program at Boston University$57,666
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Elementary Education and Teaching Certificate program at Goshen College$29,298

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