Endorsement Programs.

 

Endorsement Programs

Grow as a Professional. Inspire Your Students.

Add to your professional knowledge and build skills that will better serve your students. At Drew, you’ll work closely with program faculty to understand the needs of diverse learners—and you’ll walk away with the credentials to prove it.

These non-degree programs can be completed on their own or in conjunction with our Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), which offers initial teacher certification in elementary or secondary education.

All educators completing these programs will meet the New Jersey state requirements for certification.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement (18 credits)

This non-degree program can be completed on its own or in conjunction with the MAT elementary or MAT secondary education programs (up to 6 credits can be taken as part of the MAT programs).

Admission Requirements

Start Term: Summer, Fall, Spring
Application Deadlines: Rolling
Application Requirements:

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts from all higher education institutions
  • Proof of teacher certification
  • Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)
  • Writing Proficiency Test (WPT)
  • Personal statement

View the required courses and descriptions


Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) Endorsement (21 credits)

This non-degree program can be done on its own or in conjunction with the MAT elementary or secondary education programs (up to 9 credits can be taken as part of the MAT programs)

Admission Requirements

Start Term: Summer, Fall, Spring
Application Deadlines: Rolling
Application Requirements:

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts from all higher education institutions
  • Proof of teacher certification
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview (optional)
  • $35 Application fee

View the required courses and descriptions