Licensure Applications and Directions

WPU Certification Information and Applications

Are you at the end of a WP College of Education program and wish to take the next steps towards your license?  The Office of Education Enrollment and Certification looks forward to partnering with you on this important process.  Are you completing an alternate route program?  Contact for next steps.

If you are completing a WP program leading to certification from the NJ Department of Education, please continue to regularly check your emails from WP. The WP Office of Education Enrollment and Certification is eager to keep you updated and provide further directions near the end of the semester.  

The Office of Education Enrollment and Certification confirms its commitment to its students who are pursing teaching and a wide variety of other education related certificates and greatly looks forward to assisting program completers with this process.

The Office of Education Enrollment & Certification

 Licensure Fees (NJ Department of Education)

$95.00 Fee

  • Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant
  • School Counselor
  • Supervisor
  • School Nurse

 $115.00 Fee

  • Communication Disorders

$170.00 Fee
($95.00 if applicant holds a standard license)◊

  • Associate School Library Media Specialist 
  • Educational School Library Media Specialist (CEAS unless one holds a standard Associate School Library Media Endorsement)
  • Teacher of Students with Disabilities
  • Driver’s Education (always $170.00)
  • Bilingual/Bicultural Education
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Reading Specialist

$190.00 Fee

  • Elementary Education Teacher K-6
  • Early Childhood P-3
  • Teacher of Art
  • Teacher of Biological Science
  • Teacher of English
  • Teacher of French
  • Teacher of Heath & Physical Education
  • Teacher of Mathematics
  • Teacher of Music
  • Teacher of Physical Education
  • Teacher of Physical Science
  • Teacher of Social Studies
  • Teacher of Spanish
  • Teacher of Chinese
  • Teacher of Japanese
  • Teacher of Chemistry
  • Teacher of Earth Science
  • Principal
  • Middle School Subject

If you hold a Provisional TSD, Bilingual or ESL license, do not use the WPUNJ Licensure Application.  Contact the Office of Education Enrollment and Certification for further instructions.

Many WPUNJ students pursue education majors and additional endorsements.  Pursuing majors with additional endorsements allows one to be recommended for several licensure areas.  Note that each licensure area has an associated state fee.  Examples are:

  • Teacher of Elementary Education (K-6) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities ($190 + $170 = $360.00)
  • Teacher of Biology and ESL ($190 + $170 = $360.00)
  • Teacher of Elementary Education (K-6) and teacher of Preschool through Grade 3 ($190.00 + $190.00 = $380.00)
  • Elementary Education (K-6) with specialization in Middle School (5-8 subject area) and Teacher of Bilingual Education Endorsement (190 + 190 + 170= $550.00)