Teacher of Students with Disabilities, P-12 Certificate

This 21 credit certificate sequence will earn the student a Rutgers certificate in Teacher of Students with Disabilities and the candidate will also be eligible to earn a NJ Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) endorsement through the NJDOE upon completion. The sequence can stand alone as the student’s only program as a means to add the TOSD license on to an existing teaching license, or it can serve as a dual program to a student’s initial concentration in Early Childhood, Elementary, or Secondary Education.


Application Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited undergraduate school
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A statement regarding the applicant’s reason for seeking a special education license
  • For those pursuing this as a stand alone certificate, proof of current teaching license

Application Deadlines:

Fall Start: August 15
Spring Start: December 15
Summer Start: May 1

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Certificate Requirements

  • Teacher of Students with Disabilities P – 12 Certificate: 21 credits