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Lead growth and change with a graduate degree

Today’s schools and communities need challenging, innovative, supportive educators and counselors to empower positive growth and development. Graduate students in the School of Education at TCNJ are immersed in meaningful, challenging academic programs and collaborative partnerships with PreK–12 schools and their surrounding communities to gain deep skills and preparation for rewarding, effective careers.

Grad education site Choose a Path, Discover a Program Want to change careers or advance your current role? Reaching your goal starts here. Explore career opportunities in global education. Aspiring counselors arrow arrow arrow Current PreK–12 teachers Deepen skills to enhance instructional effectiveness. Aspiring educational leaders Get certified as a principal, supervisor, or teacher leader. Aspiring teachers Achieve first-time certification to teach in PreK–12. Aspiring teachers and counselors for international schools Become a school or clinical mental health counselor. arrow arrow

Graduate Education Programs

TCNJ’s rigorous programs prepare diverse groups of students for a variety of career achievements. Led by a faculty of exceptional teacher-scholars, we offer 20+ master’s degrees, as well as non-degree certificates at post-bachelor’s and post-master’s levels.

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technology design for PreK-12 teachers
Advanced studies with a specialization in English literature

professional development Professional Development Opportunities for advanced professional education include content-specific workshops, seminars, and training sessions. School districts that wish to offer a course for their in-service teachers may select a relevant area of particular interest. TCNJ Teacher Professional Development iSTEM Professional Development Regional Training Center Opportunities

The Regional Leader in Graduate Education

TCNJ graduates are actively making a difference in nearly every NJ district—and our graduate program is regarded as a premier source for talented new teachers, counselors, and administrators. In fact, ranks TCNJ #10 in the nation for Best Early Childhood Education Programs. TCNJ alumni are also regularly recognized for their professional impact and achievements.

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Assessment and Research in Counseling.
Highly regarded in her district, Michelle was named 2020 NJ Special Education Administrator of the Year
for her leadership and contributions.


School of Education
Education Building, Suite 102
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628



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