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Graduate School of Education

Advancing Excellence and Equity in Education

A national leader in preparing educators who create effective and equitable learning environments and are at the forefront of new knowledge, the Graduate School of Education is a top, research-based professional school for teachers, administrators, and educational leaders. The school offers on-campus courses at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, as well as online graduate degree and certificate programs.

#50
Among the 392 best graduate schools of education

U.S. News & World Report

20+
University presidents are alumni
16,000+
Alumni from all over the world
#1
Graduates employed in NJ schools
Rutgers graduate students

Preparing the next generation of educators, researchers, and leaders.

Advancing Social Justice Education in Research and Practice

The Graduate School of Education prepares effective practitioners, transformative leaders, and accomplished researchers who are pioneers in their respective disciplines in the United States and throughout the world. Through innovative research and scholarship, the school and its faculty advance educational practices and policies in New Jersey and across the nation.

Spotlight: National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)

NIEER conducts academic research to inform policy supporting high-quality early education for all young children promoting the physical, cognitive, and social development needed for children to succeed in school and beyond.

Preschool children