Early Childhood Graduate Endorsement

Requirements (24 credits)
EDL-502Development and Learning in Early Childhood3
EDL-521Early Childhood Family, School and Community Collaboration in a Diverse Society3
EDL-522Early Literacy and Language Development3
EDL-560Early Childhood Curriculum Assessment for Inclusive Environments3
EDL-515Advanced Literacy Instruction3
EDS-500Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan3
EDS-530Research Issues and Trends in Special Education3
ED-606Diversity in Education3
Total Credits24
  1. Applicant must be a certified teacher. (Does not apply to MSEd School Counseling and Student Affairs College Counseling, Autism/ABA or Autism.)
  2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements (see New Jersey Department of Education for details) and a 3.0 in the undergraduate major.
  3. Two letters of recommendation related to the applicant’s competence for this graduate program and professional work.
  4. Essay (500 words or more).

(If the applicant is not a certified teacher, the applicant must be enrolled in a specialized alternate route program and be employed in a P-3 position requiring certification.)