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Education at New Jersey City University

If you are interested in studying education, you may want to check out the program at New Jersey City University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

NJCU is located in Jersey City, New Jersey and approximately 7,550 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

NJCU Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at NJCU

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? NJCU offers distance education options for education at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

NJCU Education Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

In 2021, 261 students received their master’s degree in education from NJCU. This makes it the #138 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 12 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #295 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at NJCU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at New Jersey City University.

NJCU Education Master’s Program

79% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 261 students who graduated with a master’s in education from NJCU in 2021, 21% were men and 79% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. NJCU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 1% more men than average.


Of the students who received a education master's degree from NJCU, 53% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the education master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 41% of degree recipients. That is 10% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New Jersey City University with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 64
White 139
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 18

NJCU also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 12 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

The following education concentations are available at New Jersey City University. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from New Jersey City University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Special Education 76
Teacher Education Grade Specific 67
Student Counseling 49
Educational Administration 38
Instructional Media Design 27
Teacher Education Subject Specific 16

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for New Jersey City University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Teacher Assistants 55,130 $29,150
Elementary School Teachers 41,600 $70,660
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Middle School Teachers 24,980 $72,290
Preschool Teachers 15,820 $40,880


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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