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Elementary Education with Middle School Endorsement

William Paterson University of New Jersey

24 months
1157 USD/credit 28346 USD/year
1157 USD/credit 28346 USD/year
742 USD/credit 18179 USD/year
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The Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education prepares inquiring and reflective educators to teach in diverse settings from preschool through grade eight in the public schools of New Jersey. The Elementary Education with Middle School Endorsement program is offered by William Paterson University of New Jersey.


Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered to students who are pursuing elementary/early childhood education as a profession and to certified teachers who want to enhance their professional development and practice through graduate study.  

In the required courses for this Elementary Education with Middle School Endorsement degree, already certified P-3 teachers engage in inquiry-based learning. They apply theoretical knowledge to action research studies conducted in a variety of early childhood settings.

Our Mission

William Paterson University of New Jersey is a public institution that offers an outstanding and affordable education to a diverse traditional and nontraditional student body through baccalaureate, graduate and continuing education programs. 

The University's distinguished teachers, scholars and professionals actively challenge students to high levels of intellectual and professional accomplishment and personal growth in preparation for careers, advanced studies and productive citizenship.  Faculty and staff use innovative approaches to research, learning and student support to expand students’ awareness of what they can accomplish.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading, Language Arts, and Literature in Inclusive Classrooms
  • Mathematics Methods and Assessments for Teaching K-5
  • Teaching Strategies in Social Studies and Gobal Issues
  • Practicum and Seminar
  • Integrating Strategies for Teaching and Assessing Science
  • Research in Education

For more information please visit the program website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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49 alternative credits


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General requirements

Applicants for admission to a master’s degree program must have completed an undergraduate degree program at an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States or abroad. Foreign applicants must hold a degree considered equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree.

  • All transcripts and degree certificates/ diplomas must be written in the original language of instruction.
  • Official transcripts must show all courses and subjects taken and all grades (marks) received.
  • A course-by-course evaluation of all foreign education credentials is required for most countries and should be forwarded to William Paterson University.
  • Diploma Supplements must accompany transcripts from institutions from countries that are part of the Bologna Accord.
  • A vocational track is not appropriate preparation for graduate admission.
  • Additional requirements are determined by individual graduate programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1157 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    28346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1157 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18179 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 742 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Passaic

1226 - 3019 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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