New Jersey Biology Add-On Endorsement

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Biology Add-On Endorsement Program

This 34-credit program is approved by the New Jersey Department of Education and provides all the required instruction in both biology content and teaching methods, so that currently certified New Jersey teachers, in any subject area, can add-on an endorsement to teach biology.

NJCTL Tuition: $165 per credit (NJEA Member Tuition: $132 per credit)

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Biology Program of Study

Phase II

Complete in the fall, teach one section of PSI Biology to students while receiving online coaching and support from NJCTL.

Phase III

Complete in spring, teach one section of PSI Biology to students while receiving online coaching and support from NJCTL.

Phase IV

Complete coursework in preparation to take the Biology Praxis and General Praxis (if needed). After passing the mandatory Praxis exam(s), candidates apply to the New Jersey Department of Education for endorsement.

Program Total

Credits: 34

NJCTL Tuition: $5,610 / $4,488 for NJEA Members

100% Online and Asynchronous Courses

Teachers can start and complete courses anytime, anywhere at their own pace.

Certified Teachers of Any Discipline May Enroll

Certified teachers of any subject area or grade level may enroll. No prior mathematics or science background required.

Teachers Begin Teaching in Their New Subject Area in The Fall

After completing the first phase of their program, teachers begin teaching in their new subject area using the free, editable NJCTL course materials from which they just learned, while being coached and taking more advanced courses in that subject.

NJEA Members

NJEA members receive a 20% discount on NJCTL tuition.


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Course Catalog

Click Here for the Course Catalog, which includes descriptions, credits, and tuition costs.

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