Degree Programs

NJCU offers 29 master’s degree programs and 2 doctoral programs of study to meet your academic and professional interests. All degree programs are listed below under the appropriate college or school of affiliation: 

William J. Maxwell College of Arts and Sciences

  • Art (M.F.A.) with a specialization in:
    • Clay 
    • Computer Arts 
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Jewelry & Metalsmithing
    • Painting and Drawing 
    • Photography 
    • Printmaking 
    • Sculpture 
  • Educational Psychology (M.A.)
  • Educational Psychology (M.A.) & School Psychology (P.D. & Certification) 
  • Mathematics Education (M.A.) 
  • Media Production (M.F.A.) 
  • Music Composition (M.M.)
  • Music Education (M.A.) 
  • Music Performance (M.M.) with a specialization in:
    • Classical Instrumental 
    • Classical Voice 
    • Jazz 
    • Multiple Woodwinds 
  • School Psychology (Professional Diploma) with certification in:
    • School Psychology 
  • Studio Art (M.A.) with specialization in:
    • Communication Design 
    • Design and Crafts 
    • Fine Arts 
  • Urban Education (M.A.) with a specialization in:
    •  World Languages (Spanish) 

Deborah Cannon Partridge Wolfe College of Education

  • Counseling (M.A.) with specializations in:
    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling 
    • School Counselor (Certification)
  • Early Childhood Education (M.A.T.) with certification in:
    • P-3 
  • Early Childhood Education/Special Education (M.A.T.) with certification in:
    • P-3 Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) Endorsement
  • Educational Technology (M.A.) with optional certification in:
    • School Library Media Specialist 
  • Educational Technology (M.A.)
  • Educational Technology Leadership (Ed.D)
  • Elementary Education (M.A.T.) with:
    • Elementary Education Teacher Certification 
    • Optional Middle School 5-8 Subject Endorsement
  • Elementary School Reading (M.A.)  
  • Reading Specialist (M.A.) with:
    •  Reading Specialist Certification 
  • Secondary Education (M.A.T.) with:
    • Secondary Education Teacher Certification
    • Specialization in K-12 Content Area including: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, English, Mathematics, Physics, Physical Science, Social Studies, and Spanish  
  • Secondary School Reading (M.A.)  
  • Special Education (M.A.) with endorsement in: 
    • Learning Disability Teacher Consultant (LDTC) 
  • Special Education (M.A.T.) with endorsement in: 
    • Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) 
    • Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) with specialization in:
      • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Urban Education (M.A.) with a specialization in: 
    • Administration and Supervision (Educational Leadership) (M.A.)  
    • Bilingual/Bicultural Education
    • Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools
    • English as a Second Language with options for:
      • Applicants not seeking teaching certification
      • Applicants seeking initial teaching certification
      • Applicants seeking additional teaching certification

College of Professional Studies

  • Criminal Justice (M.S.)
  • Health Sciences (M.S.) with a specialization in:
    • Public Health Education
    • School Health Education
    • Health Administration
  • Professional Security Studies
    • Civil Security Leadership Management and Policy (D.Sc.) 
    • National Security Studies (M.S.) with a specialization in:
      • National Security
      • Corporate Security
      • Information Assurance/Cyber Security
  • Nursing (M.S.) with a specialization in:
    • Nursing Education

School of Business

  • Accounting (M.S.)  
  • Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a specialization in:
    • Finance
    • Marketing
    • Organizational Management & Leadership
  • Finance (M.S.) with a specialization in:         
    • Financial Management
    • Financial Analysis
    • Professional Financial Planning