Graduate Credit FAQ


Credit Transcription


NJCTL’s partnership with CSU-Global offers two opportunities, (1) to transfer credits from your coursework to CSU-Global’s Master’s of Science in Teaching in Learning program, or (2) to earn graduate credits transcribed by CSU-Global.  Below is information on how graduate credits are earned through this partnership. It should answer many questions you have, but please do not hesitate to reach out if you need further clarification.


WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR CREDIT TRANSCRIPTION?

As an NJCTL student, you may earn credits from your courses through this partnership. To earn credit, you must achieve a grade of 80% or higher in your courses


HOW MAY I USE THESE CREDITS?

Graduate credits may help some you to move on your district salary guide.  However, before purchasing credits, it is your responsibility to check your district’s requirements.  NJCTL is not responsible for credit acceptance or district-student arrangements. Please be advised that your grades do not appear on the official transcript issued by CSU-Global; grades earned by NJCTL appear only on NJCTL’s transcript, and are represented as “CR” on the CSU-Global transcript.


HOW MUCH DO TRANSCRIBED CREDITS COST?

The cost is $85 per credit..


WHAT IS THE PROCESS TO HAVE MY NJCTL WORK TRANSCRIBED BY CSU-GLOBAL?

  1. To start the process for credit transcription, you will need to complete the following application..  This is the link you will need to visit to start that process.  

  2. After completing the application, you must email brandon.fletcher@csuglobal.edu and stan.khrapak@csuglobal.edu to let them know your application has been completed and cc jamie@njctl.org as well.

  3. After receiving this email from you, NJCTL will send your official grades to CSU-Global’s Admissions Office (CCing Brandon Fletcher, Kaleb, Stan Khrapak, and you).

  4. Next, CSU-Global will reach out to you to help you create a secure online account with them.  At this time you will pay the $85 per credit transcription fee.

  5. Finally, they issue your official transcripts from their institution.

Please note--once you file your application, you may receive automated emails or calls from CSU.  You can disregard the majority of these, but be on the lookout for an email with your individual CSU-Global email address that includes instructions on how to log into the portal, as well as your ID number, both of which are important pieces of information for you to keep track of to monitor your credits and to manage payments.


Master’s Degree


Below, is the information on how to apply for the Master’s program at CSU-Global. It should answer many questions you have, but please do not hesitate to reach out if you need further clarification.

WHAT DEGREE WILL I EARN?

You can use your NJCTL credits towards a Master’s in Teaching and Learning with a specialization in Physics.


WHEN SHOULD I APPLY?  

If you want to apply to the CSU-Global Masters program, CSU prefers you wait until you have completed NJCTL’s coursework.. Once you complete NJCTL’s program, you can apply at any time. CSU-Global has rolling admissions and 12 official “starts” per calendar year.


HOW MANY CREDITS WILL I EARN? HOW MANY MAY I TRANSFER?  

The degree is 36 credits. Of this thirty-six, 18 “credits” transfer from NJCTL, and then 6 more classes (18 more credits) are required to complete the degree.


HOW DO I APPLY?

  1. To apply,reach out to CSU-Global Enrollment by calling 1-800-920-6723 or by filling out the request for information form at https://csuglobal.edu/request-information.   Please  note:

    1. The Enrollment Counselor will discuss the program options

    2. The Enrollment Counselor will assist withill filling out the official application

    3. You should let your enrollment counselor know that you are an NJCTL student and will be transferring in 18 credits to CSU-Global through that program

    4. The Enrollment Counselor will help  gather any required documentation related to program eligibility.


HOW DO I GET MY RECORDS SENT TO CSU-Global AS PART OF THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS?  

CSU-Global will tell you what records are needed, including your previous transcripts.  To facilitate CSU’s receipt of your NJCTL transcripts, contact jamie@njctl.org to request that we send your official transcripts.  We will email your official transcripts and CC our liaisons at CSU-Global, Brandon Fletcher and Kaleb Essig, to help ensure your enrollment goes smoothly.


WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I AM ACCEPTED?  

  1. Once accepted, you will be enrolled in CSU-Global’s first course, OTL502, and have a degree plan set up to help you through the program.  

  2. An adviser is assigned during the 2nd week of classes. This adviser will help you through your entire program until graduation.


HOW MUCH DOES THE MASTER’S PROGRAM COST?  

As of Sept. 2018, the cost is $450/credit hour ($1,350 per course) for the remaining credits of the program. Though this price may change before you enroll, once enrolled,the price is locked as long as you remain in active status (this means that you cannot go longer than one year without taking classes).


WHAT IF I STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

  1. If you have any questions about your NJCTL coursework, contact the Dean of Students, Jamie Korns.

  2. If you have any questions about the application process and enrolling at CSU-Global, contact Brandon Fletcher and Stan Khrapak.



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