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Graduates of the Special Education Department become capable teachers who believe in the transformative power of an outstanding education. We prepare distinguished educators who work with students with physical, communicative, cognitive, behavioral and specific learning disabilities. The department carries out the NJCU’s urban mission by teaching students to address the needs of children with disabilities in a multi-ethnic, multicultural, urban environment.

Our experienced faculty members are experts in a range of specialties. They are passionate about building educational opportunities for NJCU students—opportunities that inspire future educators and meet the needs of special needs students and our nation’s schools.

Our comprehensive approach to education the special needs child at all grade levels prepares students for successful careers in a variety of special education settings. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs as well as support for educators going through the teacher certification process. Flexible class scheduling as well as online classes allow traditional and nontraditional students achieve a balance that works for them.

The Special Education Department offers an undergraduate major:

We offer several graduate degree programs:

We also offer certification programs:


College of Education Graduate Admissions Info Session & Instant Decision Day

Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 4:00pm-6:30pm
Location: NJCU Main Campus, Gilligan Student Union, Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor, 2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ

Meet with faculty and staff from the College of Education, Admissions, and Financial Aid to learn how NJCU can help you advance your career in education. Ready to apply now? Submit your online graduate application by March 12th and you may have the opportunity to receive an on-the-spot admissions decision at this event. All attendees will receive a graduate application fee waiver!

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FACULTY

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Contact Us

Faculty office hours

Professional Studies, Room 350
Phone: (201) 200-3023
Fax: (201) 200-3118

Department Chairs:
Dr. Carol Fleres
Dr. Charles Reid Taylor

Administrative Assistant:
Ria Bhimdass


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Please click below to view virtual information sessions regarding our special education programs:

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