The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.) degree provides students with a professional and practical foundation in pedagogy, classroom practices, and theory. The program aligns with the NJ Department of Education code requirements and provides students with an academic year (Fall and Spring) placement in a local school for hands-on practical learning experiences.

Students will come away with a solid theoretical background in educational practice, a comprehensive picture of diversity and its role in classrooms and schools, a clear understanding of best clinical practices, and an appreciation of professional practices and responsibilities.

Certificates offered through the Rutgers-Camden M.A.T.: Preschool–3 endorsement, K–6 endorsement, P–12 endorsement, Teacher of Students with Disabilities P – 12


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

Application Deadlines:

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

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Degree Requirements

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