Rowan University's teacher education program, one of the largest and most comprehensive in New Jersey and in the nation, has been accredited since 1956. Click Here for more information about the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Last site visit: April 2022

Next site visit: Spring 2029

Programs reviewed during the 2022 site visit include:

Aspire Alternative Education English as Second Language (ESL) Certification M.S.T. Subject Matter Education - Social Studies Subject Matter Education- Music (P-12) B.A. Education
B.A. Inclusive Education, Early Childhood Ed. Graduate Endorsement for Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) M.S.T. Subject Matter Education - Theatre Subject Matter Education- Science (P-12) B.A. Education
Certificate of Undergraduate Study Bilingual/Bicultural Education Graduate Endorsement: Bilingual/Bicultural Education M.S.T. Subject Matter Education - World Languages, Spanish Subject Matter Education- Social Studies (P-12) B.A. Education
Certificate of Undergraduate Teaching English as a Second Language

Health & Physical Education (B.A. Education)

Post Baccalaureate: Teacher of Reading Subject Matter Education- Spanish (P-12) B.A. Education
Chief School Administrator Certificate Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant Certification Post Baccalaureate: Teaching of Students with Disabilities (TOSD) Supervisor Certification Program

Counseling in Educational Settings

M.A. Counseling in Educational Settings Principal Preparation Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study Teacher of Students with Disabilities
Early Childhood Education (P-3) B.A. in Education M.A. in Reading Education School Administration  
Ed.S. in School Psychology M.A. in STEM Education, Math Subject Matter Education- Art (P-12 B.A. Education)  
Educational Technology M.A. in STEM Education, Science Subject Matter Education- English (P-12) B.A. Education  
Elementary Education  (K-6) B.A. Education M.S.T. Subject Matter Education- English Subject Matter Education- Math (P-12) B.A. Education  



In addition, College of Education programs are aligned with the following professional organizations:

ACTFL -American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

CEC - Council for Exceptional Children

CAEP - Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

ELCC - Educational Leadership Constituent Council

InTASC - Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium

IRA - International Reading Association

NASP - National Association of School Psychologists

NASPE - National Association for Sport and Physical Education

NCSS - National Council for the Social Studies

NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English

NCTM - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NSTA - National Science Teachers Association

TESOL - Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages


The M.A. in Counseling in Educational Settings program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

The New Jersey State Department of Education also approves Rowan's programs.


The College of Education has identified conceptual competencies we incorporate into our programmatic coursework and clinical experiences for all programs in the COE. These competencies are clustered into our 4 pillars: Knowledge, Diversity, Technology, and Impact and have been defined at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

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