Preschool – Grade 3 : After completing all coursework and state licensure requirements, this concentration allows you to teach language arts literacy, mathematics, science, computer and information literacy, and social studies in preschool through grade three classrooms.
Elementary K-6 : After completing all coursework and state licensure requirements, this concentration allows you to teach language arts literacy, mathematics, science and social studies in grades kindergarten through six, and to teach reading, writing, arithmetic, and spelling, for basic skills purposes only, in grades six through 12.
P-12 Secondary/Content : After completing all coursework and state licensure requirements, this concentration allows out to teach the subject matter of your endorsement (e.g. English) and only that subject at all grade levels. In practice, you will likely teach your subject in departmentalized grades 5 – 12. In conjunction with the following academic departments, the Rutgers MAT offers certification in Art, Biological Science, Chemistry, English, French, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Social Studies, Spanish, and Theater.
P-12 Teacher of Students with Disabilities: After completing all coursework and initial licensure requirements in one of the above areas, this concentration allows you to teach students classified with disabilities in your content and/or grade level endorsements. You may provide consultative services and supportive resource programs including modification and adaptation of curriculum and instruction to students with disabilities in general education programs in grades preschool through 12. This concentration can be an add on license (21 credits) or a full master’s degree program (30 credits).