New Jersey City University

Deborah Cannon Partridge Wolfe College of Education

Teaching: Alternate Route


2039 Kennedy Boulevard

Jersey City, NJ 07305

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

NPTNJ Articulation with: Master of Arts in Educational Technology; Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education; Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education; Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education; Master of Arts -- Reading Specialist; Master of Arts in Urban Education, Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools, Alternate Route Programs: New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey (NPTNJ); Early Childhood Specialized P-3; Early Childhood/Special Education; Urban Education-World Languages (Spanish)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey (NPTNJ) is a partnership involving New Jersey community colleges and New Jersey City University, with the support of the New Jersey Department of Education. The Alternate Route in New Jersey allows individuals who already hold a bachelor's degree (or higher) and a Certificate of Eligibility (CE) to become a licensed teachers without having to complete a traditional teacher training. The program can be completed within a year and NJCU accepts between 12-15 credits towards completion of one of its masters degrees.


New Jersey City University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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