Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP) Areas of Certification

Below is a list of majors offered at Rutgers–Newark and New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), that the Department of Urban Education's Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP) recommends for teacher certification in the state of New Jersey. 

Rutgers-Newark
Major
NJIT
Major
Area of Certification
in New Jersey
English
Communication & Literature
Teacher of English
Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Mathematical Sciences
Teacher of Mathematics
 
Biology
Teacher of Biological Science
Geology
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Teacher of Earth Science
Chemistry
Chemistry
Teacher of Chemistry
Physics
Applied Physics1
Applied Physics
Teacher of Physics
Physics/Chemistry
(30/15 or vice versa)
N/A
Teacher of Physical Science
Portuguese
Portuguese
Teacher of Portuguese
Spanish
N/A
Teacher of Spanish
History3
Political Science
Sociology
Anthropology
Economics
History
Science,Technology & Society
Teacher of Social Studies2
N/A
Engineering Technology
Teacher of Technology Education 
   














 

 

1Joint program with NJIT.

2Regarless of major, students must complete 21 credits in History with 3 credits in American National Government, 3 creditss in Economics, and 6 credits in United States History recommended. 

3Joint Program with NJIT. 

 

To download our Areas of Certification guidance document, click on the link below.

UTEP Areas of Certification

 

 

 

Department of Urban Education

110 Warren Street, Bradley Hall - 1st Floor, Room 151, Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: 973-353-3528