Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement

This endorsement program is for teachers who possess either a: Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing, Provisional or Standard NJ teaching certificate in a grade level or content area in regular education.

Graduate students who intend to apply for admission and are interested taking classes, can take the three first classes on a non-matriculated basis if they have not already exhausted the 9 credit limit for non-matriculated graduate students.

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Effective Summer 2013 Dr. Jeanne D'Haem
Entry Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Standard New Jersey Teaching Certificate OR
  • New Jersey C.E.A.S. in regular education
  • Completed Graduate Admissions Application Form
  • Letter of recommendation from an educator
Please allow 4-6 weeks for applications to be processed.
Course Requirements: 22 Credits*
Course Number and Title Credits
Core Courses (Prerequisites to specialization courses):  
SPC 5550 Educational Foundations in a Diverse Society 3
SPC 5600 Understanding School Based Assessment of Diverse Learners 3
SPC 5640 Managing Challenging Behaviors in Diverse Settings 3
SPC 5800 Collaboration with School, Home and Community 3
SPC 5660 Assistive Technology in the Inclusion Classroom 3
SPC 5700 Language, Literacy and Learning in a Diverse Society 3
SPC 5820 The Universally Designed Inclusive Classroom 3
SPED 6540 Demonstration Teaching for Exceptional Learners 1


Visit the Office of Field Experience (OFE) for information regarding field requirements.
Exit Requirements
  • Maintain 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Completion of program requirements.

Click here for the Office of Education Enrollment and Certification.