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Advancing Excellence and Equity in Education
Advancing Excellence &
Equity in Education
Preparing Transformative Educators
Preparing Transformative Educators
World-Renowned Faculty
World-Renowned Faculty
Innovative Research
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Consistently the Top-Ranked School of Education in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report.


More than 80 programs of
study taught by leading
experts in the field.


Over 17k active alumni;
10k alumni residing in New Jersey.


Celebrating over 100 years as a
national leader in preparing education leaders, researchers, and scholars.

Championing Revolutionary Change in Education

Explore programs that prepare you to change the world.

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80+ programs. Find the one that’s right for you.

Whether you’re seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree or certificate, the GSE range of academic offerings have you covered. See what inspires you.

Transformative Work

Preparing Students to Address Systemic Issues in Education

Dr. Maqueda Randall-Weeks, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, is working with our five-year and post-baccalaureate students on the clinical practice side, focusing on equity and social justice. The four-pronged approach begins with helping students understand themselves, their implicit biases, and their roles as change agents.


See Our Community In Action

GSE News

Global Movement: GSE Alum Travels to Mexico as Fulbright Award Winner 

Be supportive, create safe spaces, and foster a positive environment. Those are the kinds of teaching philosophies that Alyssa McKendry plans to bring to her classroom.  Alyssa felt like a…

In Memoriam: Melissa Thomas

It is with a broken heart and profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved friend and colleague Ms. Melissa Thomas. Melissa passed away unexpectedly on last Monday…

Nigel Hollis graduates from the GSE.

Facing Fears: A Distinguished GSE Alum Problem Solves Fear of Math

There is a moment when things just make sense.  Take Nigel Hollis. His moment – when he realized his passion for math – was when his high school classmates started…


More Events
Aug 13

August Five-Year and Post-Bacc Information Session

Learn how you can become an educator and make a difference with New Jersey’s #1 Graduate School of Education. Our Teacher Education Programs offer a direct route to teacher certification, optimizing time and finances while delivering comprehensive training. For Rutgers undergraduates, our tailored Five-Year program ensures the quickest, most economical path to a teaching degree. For those with…

Aug 14

Reading Specialist with Supervisor Certification Online Information Session

Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Education online info session for teachers interested in the Reading Specialist with Supervisor Certification master’s program! The session will be held via Zoom. Visit our website to learn more about our certificate, Ed.M., Ed.D., and Ph.D. programs. For more information contact: Register today!

Aug 14

Doctoral Program Online Information Session

Learn more about our Ph.D. and Ed.D. doctoral program options! This event is for prospective students only. We look forward to seeing you at the event! Online information sessions are an opportunity to have your questions answered in a timely, satisfactory manner. All sessions are led GSE’s Senior Academic Program Coordinator and Lead Recruiter.  …

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