Kean University
College of Education

Academic Degrees - Programs


  • B.S. in Athletic Training

    • Contact:  Dr. Gary Ball, Coordinator   908-737-0659 or

  • B.A. in Early Childhood
  • B.A. in Elementary Education -  
    - Elementary & Middle Education Option
  • B.A. in Elementary Education
    - Bilingual Option
  • B.A. in Physical Education
    - Adult Fitness Option
    - Health & Physical Education Teaching Certification Option
  • B.A. in Recreation Administration -
    - Therapeutic Recreation Option
    - Commercial Recreation Option
    - Community Recreation Option
  • B.A. in Speech and Hearing 
    - Speech-Language
    - Hearing Sciences
  • B.A. in Special Education - Teacher of Students with Disabilities
    - Options include P-3, K-5, K-5/5-8 and Secondary K-12
  • *Degrees in K-12 Subject Areas (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, English, ESL, Mathematics, Social Studies and Spanish) are awarded through the appropriate liberal arts or science major. 



  • M.A. Counselor Education
    - Business and Industry Counseling
    - Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling
    - School Counseling**
    - Community Agency Counseling
  • M.A. Early Childhood Education
     - Advanced Curriculum and Teaching in Early Childhood
     - Administration in Early Childhood and Family Studies
     - Administration in Early Childhood and Family Studies 
  • M.A. Educational Administration
    - Program for Supervisors**
    - Combined Program: Principal and Supervisor**
    - Program for School Business Administration* *



  • M.A. Instruction and Curriculum
    - Mastery in Teaching
    - Bilingual/Bicultural Education**
    - Teaching English as a Second Language**
    - Classroom Instruction (Initial Teaching Certification)**
    - Earth Science**
  • M.A. Reading Specialization
    - Reading Specialization**
    - Basic Skills
    - Adult Literacy 
  • M.A. Special Education
    - High Incidence
    - Low Incidence
  • M.A. Speech Pathology

**Leads to NJ licensure


  • Director of Student Personnel Services
  • Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant
  • Licensed Professional Counseling


  • Ed.D. Urban Leadership