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For Prospective Teachers

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For Practicing Teachers

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For High School Students

Graduate-Level Teacher Certification (Elementary & Secondary)

part-time, evening program with initial teaching certification in just under two years. This program is appropriate for applicants who have a proven record of academic performance, are committed to the ideals of the teaching profession and are ready to begin a career as an elementary or secondary teacher.

TEACH first class Residence Certification Program (Elementary)

This exciting, nine-month accelerated graduate program immerses prospective teachers in K-5 classrooms from the start. Residency graduates gain the teaching credentials and hands-on experience they need, while establishing the professional knowledge, relationships and support networks essential to success.  The program’s 21 credits can be applied towards the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program at Rider.

STEM Teaching for Undergraduate-Level Students (Elementary & Secondary)

Preparation to teach Science or Math is accomplished through a double major.  Elementary and early childhood teacher candidates can select Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Geoscience, Mathematics or Integrated Math & Science (ISM) as the second major.  Secondary education majors can select Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Geoscience or Mathematics as the second major.