Montclair College Grad School

Free tuition + stipend for MSU Master’s / Urban Teacher Residency

Montclair College Grad SchoolThe Newark-Montclair Urban Teacher Residency is an innovative Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program offered at Montclair State University in partnership with the Newark Public Schools. Participants will receive free tuition and a $26,000 stipend. A 3-year teaching commitment is required.

SECONDARY MATH AND SCIENCE APPLICATIONS are now being accepted. Final Application Deadline extended till Friday, March 15, 2013.

Residents enroll in full-time graduate coursework each semester (summer sessions included) and participate in summer internships with community based organizations in the city of Newark. Applications are currently being accepted for Secondary level (K-12) subject matter certification in mathematics or a field of science.

A series of events is being held to help clarify steps in the application and admission process:

Newark-Montclair Urban Teacher Residency Events:
January 31 – Information Session
February 10 – Graduate School Open House

Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0;
A conferred Bachelor’s degree prior to beginning the program;
A genuine interest and commitment to urban education; and
Proof of United States citizenship or permanent residency

Candidates unable to attend may contact the program staff with application questions at

Please note: The events below are not mandatory for applicants.

January Event Details – Information Session
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013
Time: 10:00am-11:30am
Drop-in hours: 11:30-12:30pm
Location: University Hall, Ferraro Lounge

Information Session Highlights:

Overview of N-MUTR Program
Application and admission process
Tips on how to be a successful applicant
Praxis II exam (upcoming dates and deadlines)
Tips for completing the application by the deadline
Common mistakes in the application process
Review of Frequently Asked Questions

Graduate School Open House
Date: Sunday, February 10, 2013
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm: Breakout Session
1:00pm-2:00pm: Graduate Program Fair
Location: University Hall, First Floor

Additional Information for the Open House can be found on the Graduate School Website

Program Overview
Calling Math and Science majors with a commitment to teaching and a strong interest in urban education to apply!

The N-MUTR offers full Montclair State University tuition plus a living stipend of up to $26,000 for this twelve month program.

*Additional funds are available to those who qualify through the Federal TEACH grant program.
*The N-MUTR requires a commitment of 3 years teaching in the Newark Public Schools after completing the program. Graduates participate in an induction program to support their development as teachers in their first 3 years as teachers.

To RSVP for either session, please send an email to Walk-ins are welcome.

To find out more about how to apply to the N-MUTR program, please visit

All visitors are directed to park in the Red Hawk Parking Deck for a nominal fee.

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