The College of New Jersey

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About the Educational Administration and Secondary Education Department

Prepare to serve society as a secondary education teacher or educational leader. For aspiring teachers, we offer programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels leading to initial teaching certification in grades 6–12. For aspiring principals and supervisors, we offer graduate and certificate programs in educational leadership. Graduates of our fully accredited programs are actively recruited across the state and the nation.

Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs


Middle School Specialization

Focus on the needs of adolescents in grades 6–8, while earning certification at all secondary levels.


Research Apprenticeship

Tutor students and gather research data in an after-school laboratory at a nearby middle school.


Junior Practicum Experience

Learn to create—and then actually teach—a 10-day unit in this integrated, semester-long opportunity.


The College is open with very limited on-campus staffing. For assistance and all questions, please contact Dr. Brian Girard (