Montclair State University Overview with Degree Information

Montclair State University in New Jersey offers certificate, bachelor's degree, master's degree, doctoral degree and dual degree programs. Courses are offered in traditional, hybrid, distance learning, credit and non-credit formats. Students may also pursue the option of studying abroad. Keep reading for an overview of Montclair State University's educational programs.

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Montclair State University School Overview

Montclair State University is a 4-year, public institution located in Montclair, New Jersey. The school is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The university contains six colleges and schools: the College of Education and Human Services, the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Arts, the School of Music and the School of Business.

Degree Options

Montclair State University awards certificate, bachelor's degree, master's degree and doctoral degree programs in approximately 300 different fields. Additionally, a teacher certification program and a non-credit culinary arts certificate program are also available. Several dual degree programs in subjects that range from computer science to education can allow students to simultaneously earn their bachelor's and master's degrees. The fields of study available at Montclair State University include:

  • Accounting
  • Asian studies
  • Sociology
  • Criminal justice
  • African American studies
  • Theatre
  • English
  • Computer science
  • Biology
  • Education

Flexible Degrees

Montclair State University offers its graduate programs during the day, in the evenings and on weekends. Hybrid courses are also available to graduate students. These are courses that are completed partially on campus and partially online. Hybrid courses are generally for students who are looking for more free time and flexibility in their schedules or for those who want to test the waters before taking courses entirely online. Two graduate programs in educational leadership and child advocacy are available entirely online. Montclair State University students can also take advantage of study abroad options in over 50 different countries.

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