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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)March 16, 2009

MAHWAH – Information sessions for three certificate programs offered by Ramapo College of New Jersey will be held to provide those interested with an overview of the course content and to ask questions about the program.

Information sessions for the Web Development Certificate Program will be held Tuesday, March 31 and again on Wednesday, April 22 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Room ASB-230.  This program deals with essential components of modern Web development– Internet standards and technologies, databases, frameworks and programming.  It provides a foundation for the successful use of communication and information technologies allowing for the development of rich interactive Websites, use of a variety of data sources and design of Web assets for personal, commercial and organizational use.  For more information about the program and to register for an information session, go to

An information session for the Business Essentials Certificate Program will be held Monday, April 6 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Room ASB-219.  This program will provide a foundation in essential business principles in accounting, marketing and management and an opportunity for further study in business law, information systems or finance.  In addition to the requisite courses, students must attend at least two of several personal effectiveness seminars.  The program is designed for the small business owner who feels he/she has not had sufficient training in business fundamentals; a working individual seeking a career change into a more business oriented position; a student from another school seeking to augment her/his undergraduate program; and a college graduate with a non-business degree preparing to apply to, or begin, an MBA program.  For more information and to register for the information session, go to

Information sessions for the Middle School Certification for Elementary Teachers Program will be held Tuesday, March 24 from 1 to 2 p.m. in Room ASB-136 and again Thursday, March 26 from 6 to 7 p.m. in ASB-230.  Middle School Teacher Certification broadens the elementary education teachers’ job prospects.  Middle School endorsement focuses content knowledge within the 5 – 8 environment, which affords new candidates and employed teachers an edge in the marketplace.  For more information and to register for one of the information sessions, go to

The certificate programs are offered through Ramapo College’s Center for Innovative and Professional Learning.  For a complete listing of programs offered by the Center, log on to

For directions to campus, log on to


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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