Subject Endorsement in Chinese - Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) Graduate Endorsement

Requirements (24 credits)
ED-510Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Teaching3
ED-550Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom3
ED-582World Language Education3
Foreign Language (FO) 500-Level Independent Study3
Education (ED) 500-Level Independent Study3
FO-LTIOPIOral Proficiency Interview (Interm. High) 10
ED-593Clinical Practice 29
or ED-594 Supervised Clinical Practice
Total Credits24


  • Subject certification in Chinese requires a minimum of thirty credits in a coherent sequence in the language and cultures of China.
  1. A minimum of 30 credits in Chinese, which may include the art, culture, economics, history, and/or literature of China.
  2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements and a 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  3. Two letters of recommendation for graduate study.
  4. Résumé.
  5. Personal statement of not more than two pages that describes your preparation for study in the program and personal objectives for graduate study.
  6. Provide evidence of successfully achieving a minimum score on one of the following tests as a condition of admission to the MAT:
    1. Provide a passing score on the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators #5751
    2. Provide an official qualifying score on the SAT, ACT or GRE required for the year in which the exam was taken (see New Jersey Department of Education for details).
  7. Students interested in the MAT Initial Certification K-12 in Chinese must have a degree or thirty approved credits in the Chinese language and culture.

Note:  Prior to student teaching, the appropriate Praxis Test must be successfully completed, and all content course work and/or conditions of acceptance must be satisfied.