New Jersey

Overview

In New Jersey, Relay offers hybrid and online Master of Arts in Teaching and Advanced Certificate programs with the option to pursue New Jersey teacher certification. Relay students teaching in New Jersey enroll in Relay Camden.

Join our diverse community of practitioners focused on achievement, equity, and well-being of students and teachers.

Our Programs

Relay offers a variety of practice-based programs where aspiring and current teachers develop their skills to ensure that all students thrive.

Graduate Degree

Master of Arts in Teaching

  • Teaching Residency
  • MAT Degree
  • Certification Option

Audience

Aspiring Teachers

Duration

2 years

Credits

36

Tuition & Fees

$17,500 per year

-$11,500 per year in Relay institutional aid

$6,000
estimated out of pocket tuition per year

Learn more about financial aid options on the Types of Aid page.

Available Majors

Elementary Education (K-6)

Secondary English Language Arts

Secondary Mathematics (Grades 5-12)

Secondary Science (Grades 5-12)

Secondary Social Studies (Grades 5-12)

Graduate Degree

Master of Arts in Teaching

  • MAT Degree
  • Certification Option

Audience

current teachers

Duration

2 years

Credits

36

Tuition & Fees

$17,500 per year

-$6,000 per year in Relay institutional aid

$11,500
estimated out of pocket tuition per year

Learn more about financial aid options on the Types of Aid page

Available Majors

Elementary Education (K-6)

Secondary English Language Arts

Secondary Mathematics

Secondary Science

Secondary Social Studies

Graduate Certificate

Advanced Certificate in Special Education

  • Advanced Certificate
  • Special Education Certification Option

Audience

For current teachers

Duration

1 years

Credits

21

Tuition & Fees

$17,500 per year

-$5,500 per year in Relay institutional aid

$12,000
max out of pocket tuition per year

Learn more about financial aid options on the Types of Aid page

CERTIFICATION ENDORSEMENT AREA

Teacher of Students with Disabilities (SPED)

The Relay Approach

Since their founding, the Relay Newark and Relay Camden locations have graduated over 1,200 educators. Elementary Education (K-6) is the most popular content area; we have graduated a high number of teachers who work with young learners.

Faculty

Relay has nearly 200 experienced, supportive faculty across our campuses. Here is one example of a faculty member who teaches and advises our New Jersey students:

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My educational philosophy lies somewhere between the African proverb, “The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth,” and “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men,” by Frederick Douglass.

- Krystle A. Birdsal, Field Supervisor for Relay New Jersey

Krystle A. Birdsal is a Relay Field Supervisor in New Jersey. Krystle’s passions lie in the pursuit of educational equity for all. Originally from Greater Philadelphia, Krystle has completed her Master of Arts in Psychological Studies at UCLA after becoming a certified Elementary (K-6) and Special (N-12) teacher at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. Beginning her career as a teacher in underrepresented communities in New Orleans, Krystle has scaled her impact on the field of education through curriculum writing and design, school leadership, teacher preparation, educational policy and advocacy, trauma-informed practice, and DEI consulting.

School and District Partners

Relay partners with several public school systems and schools in New Jersey. Here is just a sample:

  • KIPP NJ
  • Great Oaks Legacy Charter School
  • North Star Academy
Teacher Recruitment Partners
  • Teach For America 
  • New Jersey Public Charter School Association
Contact Details

Relay Camden

1814 East Route 70, Suite 350

Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Executive Director: Dr. Alaina Harper

Email: support@relay.edu

For School or System Leaders

Relay can help you develop your aspiring and current teachers to gain the vital skills and credentials needed to transform student lives.

See the Contact Us tab for how to connect with Relay in New Jersey.

For Aspiring or Current Teachers

Interested in finding out more about Relay’s programs? Learn more about the process by filling out this interest form. A team member will reach out to you!