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Urban Early Childhood Education

Qualify for New Jersey certification in grades P–3 and Teaching English as a Second Language.

This integrated bachelor’s and master’s program is designed for students who have a particular interest in learning about and teaching in the dynamic environment of urban schools. Focus on the youngest learners, with the specific training and broad education needed to teach the early grades. Coursework is relevant and meaningful, encompassing liberal arts and education theory and practice. Extensive fieldwork and student teaching prepares students to guide the learning of young children.

Students in the Urban Early Childhood Education program are dual majors and must select one of twelve approved content area majors:



African American StudiesArtBiology
EnglishHistoryIntegrative STEM
SociologySpanishWomen’s & Gender Studies