New Jersey State Certification

Initial certifications:

QUEST/B.A./B.S.M.A.T and Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)

  • Elementary Education (Grades K-6)
  • Preschool Grade 3 (P-3)
  • Middle School Endorsement (Grades 6-8)
  • Secondary Education (Grades K-12) for
    • Biological Science
    • Chemistry
    • Earth Science
    • English
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Physical Science
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • World Languages
  • English as a Second Language (Grades K-12) (Standard ESL certification requires completion of all courses on the ESL check sheet except the Final Project.)

Additional certifications are available once you have completed your initial requirements. (Because New Jersey Department of Education requirements can change, go to for current requirements.)

Additional (second) certifications:

Master of Arts for Certified Teachers (M.A.C.T.)

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership: Principal  Certification