English as a Second Language Teacher Additional Certification

Get started on your English as a Second Language Teacher Additional Certification application here:

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Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • A 250-500 word essay discussing your goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the degree program to which you are applying
  • Official transcripts from all previous U.S. colleges attended or official NACES course-by-course evaluation of any foreign transcripts*
  • A copy of any teaching certification (a list of your certifications can be downloaded on NJDOE website
  • Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS)


  • Must hold a standard or CEAS teaching certification in content-based education area. Certifications only in LDTC, TOSD, and/or Reading Specialist do not count as content-based certification
Domestic Applicants:
Spring Rolling
Summer Rolling
Fall Rolling
International Applicants:
Spring November 1
Summer March 1
Fall May 1

*Deadlines are subject to change. Deadline extensions may be granted on a case by case. Please contact Graduate Admissions for more information gradadmissions@mrshaydenworld.com

Contact Us

We encourage you to contact graduate admissions with questions about our graduate programs, to get answers to your graduate application questions, or to schedule a visit to NJCU.

Hepburn Hall, Room 206
Phone: (201) 200-3409
Fax: (201) 200-2044
Email: gradadmissions@mrshaydenworld.com