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Montclair State University ‐ Programs, Tuition, and Reviews

Montclair State University is located in Montclair, NJ, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 55 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Teaching Certification, CPR Certification, and AED Certification. Time to complete this education training ranges from 2 hours to 4+ years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 1 year. The cost to attend Montclair State University ranges from $20 to $40,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $3,783. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Montclair State University are "Good teachers" and "Positive environment", but respondents also mentioned "Flexible class hours" and "Good career preparation" as notable benefits. Montclair State University has been reviewed 57 times, with an average rating of 4.56 out of 5. About 95% of reviewers would recommend Montclair State University to a friend.

School Information

1 Normal Avenue Montclair, NJ 07043
2 hours - 4+ years
Entrepreneurship 3D printing and innovation Cerificate in Graphic Design Registered Dietitian Bachelor's Degree Project Management Professional (PMP) CPR Certification AED Certification BA - Business administration and computer science NJ LAC - Licensed Associate Counselor digital marketing certificate ABA Paralegal Master of Business Administration B.A. in Linguistics Education Bachelor of Arts Certificate Bachelor's Degree in Psychology CPA Child Development Associate Certification Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Certificate Bachelor's degree in Nutrition/Dietetics CDA Certification Teacher of Spanish K-12 Paralegal Certificate Teaching Certification First Aid Certification ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certificate Human resource management certificate License Associate Counselor (LAC) Curriculum training certificate State of New Jersey Certified Public Accountant and First Aid Certified Certificate of Entrepreneurship Pediatric CPR and First Aid Certificate Food Handler Certification CPR/Adult First Aid (American Red Cross) Certificate NJ K-8 Teacher Certificate FEMA Certification Darkness to Light Sexual Assault Certificate Health and Physical Education K-12 Certificate pre-K through 3rd Copy Editing from The University of California San Diego Certificate Bachelor of Arts - Early Childhood Education Integrated Social Studies 7-12 OH A valid CPA CMA or other related accounting designation Driver's License/ certificate in teaching K-5 Qlik Sense Business Analyst Qualification Certificate Teacher of ESL Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education Teacher of English as a Second language Certificate of Eligibility with Advance Standing Mathematics Certified Child Advocate Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA) New Jersey CEAS Preschool-Grade 12 Substitute Teaching Certificate


  • Entrepreneurship: $3,783
  • Bachelor's Degree: $160,000
  • Project Management Professional (PMP): $500
  • CPR Certification: $86
  • NJ LAC - Licensed Associate Counselor: $20,000
  • Child Development Associate Certification: $1,500
  • CDA Certification: $2,000
  • Teaching Certification: $40,000
  • First Aid Certification: $50
  • Human resource management certificate: $6,000
  • License Associate Counselor (LAC): $35,000
  • and First Aid Certified: $86
  • Food Handler Certification: $20
  • CPR/Adult First Aid (American Red Cross) Certificate: $35
  • pre-K through 3rd: $40,000
  • Copy Editing from The University of California San Diego Certificate: $30,000
  • Integrated Social Studies 7-12 OH: $30,000
  • Driver's License/ certificate in teaching K-5: $25,000
  • Certified Child Advocate: $9,000


Total undergraduate population*


Undergraduate population breakdown*
Native American
Pacific Islander

*Source: College Scorecard, 2019

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Good teachers Mentioned in 45 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 33 reviews
Flexible class hours Mentioned in 28 reviews

Recent reviews



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training


Poor parking, some students not motivated, some teachers not focused on students.

Other comments

I took a full-time course of classes. There were a wide-variety of topics covered. The faculty were very accessible and it was easy to find like-minded individuals with whom to study.



Good teachers, Helpful career services, Good career preparation, Hands-on training


Price tag, many different classes for one degree.

Other comments

Great location, access to many resources and professionals, good curriculum combining in-class experience while expanding your own interests. Many opportunities to perform and teach.

Teaching Certification Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Teaching Certification?

2,675 people answered

“Paperwork not related that teaching required.”

Sept. 23, 2019

“How difficult it was to get hired without any experience.”

Sept. 23, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Teaching Certification?

2,869 people answered

“The teaching certification requires a lot of studying.”

Sept. 23, 2019

“Make sure to shadow or try volunteering as a teacher to see if you enjoy teaching.”

Sept. 23, 2019
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