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Education Content, Instruction, and Assessment, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
, NJ,
The Master of Arts in Education (MAED) Program helps certified professionals develop into master teachers by offering coursework leading to an array of graduate level instructional and educational services endorsements.


Stockton University's School of Education connects learners and educators to one another and to our communities.

 Whether you are in high school or a current college student who is considering attending or transferring to Stockton or you are a current Stockton student or a graduate of another college, you will find a variety of programs that can be tailored to help you reach your goals in education. The links on this page are designed for students just beginning their journey towards initial certification. If you already have initial certification, please jump straight to our graduate program page for additional endorsements and degrees.

Through the MAED program, students will strengthen content knowledge, learn new instructional strategies to meet the needs of diverse students, and develop as teacher researchers. The MAED program is accredited through The Teacher Education Accreditation Council.


Stockton University's Master of Arts in Education Program, which is designed to help certified professionals develop into master teachers, is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of seven years, from 2008 to 2020. This accreditation certifies that the Master of Arts in Education program has provided evidence that it adheres to TEAC's quality principles.

Programme Structure

The Content, Instruction, and Assessment track is designed to meet the needs of practicing teachers through a flexible course of study. Students take a core of pedagogy and research courses that prepare teachers to meet the needs of their 21st century students through instruction and assessment. The remaining courses emphasize furthering content knowledge and may be taken from the areas of ESL, or Special Education. Endorsements can also be earned in Bilingual/Bicultural, and ESL as part of the Content, Instruction, and Assessment track. The flexibility of the track provides the opportunity for teachers to tailor the program to their own individual needs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education;
  • A minimum grade point average of 2.75 (3.0 for Principal track);
  • NJ teaching certificate (standard, provisional, or certificate of eligibility with advanced standing).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    961 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 961 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    961 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 961 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    624 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 624 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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