The College of New Jersey

The College of New Jersey

About The College of New Jersey/RTC
Online Program for K-12 Teachers

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), located in between Princeton and Trenton in suburban Ewing, N.J., was founded in 1855 as the first teacher training school in New Jersey (and the ninth in the nation).

It is rated the number one public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News and World Report. TCNJ offers a number of graduate degrees, including the Master of Education, to meet the needs of working professionals who need learning convenience and schedule flexibility.

TCNJ has partnered with Regional Training Center (RTC) since 2000 to offer the Master of Education (MEd) degree and other graduate professional development coursework to certified K-12 teachers throughout New Jersey at on- and off-campus sites.

The College of New Jersey and Regional Training Center also offers teacher education courses online. TCNJ/RTC online courses are degree applicable and/or may be applied by teachers towards New Jersey professional development credit and advancement on their salary guide.

Why Choose TCNJ/RTC Online?

For teachers interested in obtaining a 30-credit MEd degree (with a concentration in Instruction) or in earning graduate professional development credits from TCNJ/RTC, taking courses now is even more convenient. Some of the required and concentration courses are now available both online and face-to-face for added convenience, please check with your advisor.

Teachers can take online courses through TCNJ/RTC from the convenience of their homes.

You will be among the growing group of more than 500 teachers who have received the MEd degree (with a concentration in Instruction) from TCNJ/RTC and more than 20,000 teachers who have enrolled in TCNJ/RTC coursework.

Overwhelmingly, teachers have evaluated the MEd program, TCNJ/RTC courses and faculty members as being “excellent.”

Enjoy the Online Experience at TCNJ/RTC

Online learning is enjoyed by an ever-increasing number of practicing K-12 teachers. You have the opportunity to share your knowledge, experiences, opinions and ideas with other teachers in a friendly and open virtual setting.

Online students gain valuable knowledge about classroom management and improving student success and also have the opportunity to become savvy computer and Internet users in the process.


The TCNJ/RTC Master of Education degree program and all the courses contained therein have been approved by the New Jersey Department of Education. TCNJ is chartered by the New Jersey Department of Education and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Contact Information:

Admissions to the Master of Education Program:
Dr. Alan Amtzis, Director of the Master of Education Program

TCNJ/RTC Courses
RTC Office

Online Courses / Degree Programs


486 Route 10 West
Randolph NJ  7869



Average Cost per Credit

$1,250 per three graduate credit course, plus materials (no additional fees)

Accrediting Agency

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Delivery Format

Online and face-to-face

Institution Type

Public, not-for-profit

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