Become a Teacher

Get a new career teaching in New Jersey!

Ocean County College partners with New Jersey City University (NJCU) and other community colleges to offer New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey (NPTNJ), an alternate route to teacher certification.

The program provides an opportunity for people to become teachers who have a BS, BA, or higher degree and who did not complete a traditional teacher preparation program.

Students must complete the Introduction to the Teaching Profession and apply for their Certificate of Eligibility (CE) before proceeding to the Stage I or II classes.

SRED-510-01   Intro to the Teaching Profession 24 Hour Program-LAST TIME BEING OFFERED

February 3, 4, 5

SRED-512-01  Intro to the Teaching Profession (Previously "The 24 Hour Class"

April 26-May 22

For more information please email Karen Albrecht at or call 732/255-0409.