Environmental Sustainability Education Certificate

Environmental Sustainability Education Certificate

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Environmental Sustainability Education Certificate





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May 20, 2024

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Program at a Glance

PreK–12 teachers can enhance their instruction with this interdisciplinary certificate. New Jersey was the first state to integrate climate change standards across school content, and this certificate prepares you to integrate these standards into your instruction. You’ll also deepen your knowledge related to environmental sustainability in education. This certificate can stand on its own or be taken as an Environmental Sustainability Education pathway within the Master of Education in Integrative STEM degree.

Program Coordinator : Lauren Madden, maddenl@tcnj.edu


  • part time: up to 2 years


  • Hybrid
    Hybrid Information


  • current teaching certificate


  • courses


  • credits


  • per credit

Who Should Pursue This Program?

This four-course, 12-credit graduate certificate is ideal if you’re a practicing preK–12 teacher and want to transform your teaching practice with interdisciplinary perspectives on environmental sustainability education.

Engaged Faculty

Learn from nationally and internationally recognized faculty who are fully engaged with their students. Your professor knows your name and teaches all of your classes. You won’t find any TAs here.

Extensive Network

Study alongside peers with solid education experience, learn from faculty who have valuable contacts in their field, and benefit from an alumni community with strong professional connections.

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit the online application as well as all supplemental documents.

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We consider applications on a space-available basis. You can apply up to and including the first day of the semester.

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The program website provides program details, including a typical course sequence.

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We offer the same tuition rates no matter where you live. And there are a range of financial aid and assistantship options for TCNJ graduate students.

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The College of New Jersey School of Education is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).

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