All applicants must apply to the program through the Undergraduate Admissions Office, Kean Hall, and 908 737-7100. Apply for Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certification.

Basic requirements to qualify for admission:

  1. Earned Bachelor’s Degree- (Must submit a degree posted college transcript)
  2. Overall GPA of  3.0 or higher
  3. Praxis Exam

All Elementary and Early Childhood (P-3) candidates must submit a passing score on the Elementary Content Knowledge Praxis and the Early Childhood Content Knowledge exams prior to admission.

Students seeking K-12 subject certification and have a Bachelors Degree in the subject area must also submit a passing score on the appropriate Praxis Exam prior to admission.

At present no Praxis Exam is required for admission into the for Bilingual/Bi-cultural.

For Praxis test information, please phone: 1-800 772-9476 or review the email at

The deadline dates for admission into the Certification program application are as follows:

Spring: November 1
Fall: May 1

Registration information regarding matriculation/non-matriculation(for any semester) please contact the Registrar’s Office at (908) 737-3290