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New Jersey City University’s Upcoming Course Offerings + Programs

by Maggie Joest
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If you’re looking to further your education through applied learning experiences, lecture-based workshops, or even by obtaining your Master’s degree, look no further than New Jersey City University (NJCU). Located right in the Mile Square’s backyard, NJCU offers {almost} endless ways to broaden your education. Whether you’re an artist, a future teacher, or a parent looking for a fun music-based learning experience for your child(ren), NJCU has got you covered. Read on to learn more about the various programs NJCU has to offer:  


Professional Development Workshops {for the Arts}

This spring, NJCU is hosting a series of professional development workshops for local artists and arts organizations looking to grow their brands or learn more about the industry. These full-day programs will feature a wide variety of topics and will offer attendees the opportunity to connect with colleagues and hear from experts in the field of arts. The spring schedule for these one-of-a-kind professional development events is as follows:

Not-for-Profit Structure Best Practices
Friday, March 8, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
NJCU School of Business, Lecture Hall
200 Hudson Street Jersey City, NJ 07302

Interested? Register here!

Advertising, Marketing and Social Media
Friday, April 12, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
NJCU School of Business, Lecture Hall
200 Hudson Street Jersey City, NJ 07302

Interested? Register here!

Preparedness and Catastrophe Planning
Friday, May 17, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
New Jersey City University Hepburn Hall, Margaret Williams Theatre and Gothic Lounge
2039 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Jersey City, NJ 07305

Interested? Register here!

Tickets for each event are $30 in advance, $40 at the door, or $25 Students with School ID and includes continental breakfast and lunch.

Curious about any of the above events? Register here!

NJCU University Jersey City


Online Course Offerings

Getting a degree while working and finding time to socialize can be hard. NJCU offers over 500 graduate + undergrad online learning programs that provide flexibility and convenience for students. Notably, NJCU offers many online Master’s program for those looking to achieve their Master of Arts in Education. These programs are based 100% online and include:

  • Master of Arts in Educational Technology
  • Master of Arts Degree in Educational Technology with School Library Media Specialist Certification
  • Masters in Reading/Reading Specialist Certificate
  • Master of Arts in Teaching: Special Education: Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement Eligibility Program
  • Master of Arts in Teaching: Special Education—Autism Specialization
  • Certificate in Assistive Technology (15 credit certificate course)

So, if you’ve been thinking about getting your MA in education, consider this the sign you’ve been looking for. It’s not too late to enroll with NJCU. Click here to check it out.

Professional Development NJCU

New Pathways to Teaching Program

NJCU also offers a unique, specialized program for those who want to start their teaching career + become certified teachers in NJ. The New Pathways to Teaching in NJ Program {NPTNJ} offers a teacher preparation program that is fully designed to provide students with the skills + knowledge needed to become successful teachers. So, if you’ve ever thought about changing careers or becoming a teacher, NPTNJ might be just what you’re looking for.

The program ranges from partnering with local community colleges to being able to complete it for credit or not for credit, but one of its key qualities is that it is filled with a diverse group of participants from all over NJ. Business professionals, doctors, lawyers, architectural designers, and editors, to name a few, have gone through the program and joined the dedicated community of teachers in NJ.

Additional program features include 100% online instruction, split semester classes, credit conversion (so you can come back later and complete your Masters), and dedicated administration and instructors. If you’re interested in learning more about the NPTNJ program, you can email newpathways@njcu.edu or register here for an upcoming webinar.

NJCU Teacher New Pathways

NJCU Summer Music Camps

This summer, NJCU is offering innovative and engaging music camps for aspiring young musicians of all abilities {for children in elementary and middle school}. At NJCU’s Piano Camp, campers will have access to practice and learn in the university’s piano lab for a one-of-a-kind experience. NJCU’s two-week Junior Music Camp focuses on campers creating music together via sing-alongs, arts + crafts, and musical games. Both camp programs will culminate with a celebration and free recital open to the public. If you think this would be a perfect fit for your kiddo, learn more here.

Piano Camp NJCU

Music Camp NJCU

Needless to say, NJCU offers learning experiences for all ages + walks of life.

Click here to learn more about the university and their offerings.

This post is sponsored by New Jersey City University.

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