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Certification Requirements for Graduate & Advanced Certificates

All certification and credentialing fees are waived for the period beginning July 1, 2023, and ending June 30, 2024 thanks to the new state budget and legislation signed by Governor Phil Murphy.

**PLEASE NOTE: As Per NJDOE, applications must not be submitted until after the program completion, or degree conferral dates have been posted to official transcripts. Please do not submit your applications to the TCNJ Certification Application Portal until you meet this requirement.

The Certification application process begins based upon the posted conferral date on official transcript.  It is not processed on the date your certification application was uploaded and received.

Grade Point Average (GPA)

GPA – All candidates for certification must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be recommended for a license by the TCNJ Certification Office.

Educational Services Certificates & Required Documentation

School Counseling and Student Assistance Coordinator
Certification Application
HIB/Bullying Training Certificate:  “New Jersey Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights v2” CLICK  TO REGISTER

“Understanding Bullying in our Schools” CLICK TO REGISTER

  1. Create an account and Register using our code  – CLICK HERE FOR CODE 
  2. The Discount/Promotion code to reduce the fee of each course by $10 remains the same:  TCNJHIB
  3. Receive a password, complete the courses, and take the assessments.
     “Understanding Bullying in our Schools and
     “New Jersey Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights v2”
  4. Save as a PDF the LEGAL ONE Certificate of Completion for each course

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School Nursing

Certification Application
New Jersey registered professional nurse license issued by the NJ State Board of Nursing
Copy of your current CPR & AED Certificate(s)

Administrative Certificates

Principal – CE
School Leaders Licensure Assesement (SLLA) exam 6990 Score Report
Record of Experience from Employer documenting five years of successful educational experience under a valid provisional or standard New Jersey or equivalent out-of-state certificate (condense to one document)
Copy of Teaching Certifications (condense to one document)

Supervisor – Standard
Record of Experience from Employer Form documenting at least three years of successful, full time teaching or educational services (condense to one document)
Copy of Teaching Certifications (condense to one document)

Submit Completed Documents