Elementary Education

College of New Jersey

12 months
10986 USD/year
10986 USD/year
7117 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts Elementary Education is offered by the College of New Jersey.

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Prepare to teach in an elementary school, developing the skills and knowledge to become a highly effective teacher who inspires young learners and shapes the community around them. The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree is specifically designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-education field and are seeking a career change into teaching.

The programme

The Master of Arts Teaching program consists of core courses taken by all students pursing the degree, in addition to specialization courses taken to prepare students for licensure in a particular area of emphasis. This program is designed to allow a cohort of full-time students to complete the MAT in one calendar year. Students may also elect to complete the program on a part-time basis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • First Seminar
  • Intermediate Oral Proficiency
  • Spanish for Heritage Speakers
  • Composition and Grammar Review
  • Multicultural Children’s Literature
  • Early Childhood Spring
  • Academic Writing
  • Physical, Earth, and Space Sciences
  • Spanish Phonetics
  • Current Events in the Spanish Speaking World or Introduction to
  • Hispanic Culture
  • Theories and Practices of Early Childhood Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • Recommendations
  • National Standardized Admission Test
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) from them.
  • Student Essay
  • Resume / CV
  • Enrollment Deposit
  • Health Information Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10986 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10986 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7117 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7117 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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