MAT Initial Certification, Elementary Track and Middle School Endorsement Track (K-6 Certification with Content Specialization Endorsement 5-8)

Elementary Track and Middle School Endorsements in: English, Social Studies, Science or Mathematics

Requirements (39 credits)
ED-510Foundations of Education3
ED-550Teaching Diverse Populations3
ED-552Child and Adolescent Development3
ED-528Middle Level Learning and Teaching3
EDL-503Literacy Instruction3
ED-556Teaching Elementary Mathematics3
ED-562Methods of Teaching Science at the Elementary Level3
EDL-575Methods of Teaching Language Arts and Content Literacy at the Elementary Level3
ED-576Teaching Social Studies at the Elementary Level3
Content Methods I
Select one of the following:3
Methods of Teaching English at the Secondary Level
Secondary Mathematics Methods, Part I
Methods of Teaching Science at the Secondary Level I
Teaching Social Studies and Cultural Education at the Secondary Level
ED-593Clinical Practice 19
orĀ ED-594 Supervised Clinical Practice
Total Credits39

Students must complete the appropriate test requirement(s) with a passing score prior to student/supervised teaching.


  • Fifteen (15) semester hour credits in a Content Area related to the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards required.