The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a public university in Ewing, New Jersey. It is part of New Jersey's public system of higher education. TCNJ was established in 1855. The institution was the first normal school in the state of New Jersey and the fifth in the United States. The institution is organized into seven schools, all of which offer bachelor's degree programs and several of which offer targeted master's degree programs. Emphasis is placed on liberal arts education via the college's general education requirements. More than 50 liberal arts and professional programs are offered through the college's seven schools: Arts and Communication; Business; Culture and Society; Education; Engineering; Nursing, Health & Exercise Science; and Science. The College of New Jersey offers graduate programs in Education at a number of international locations. Currently, students can complete a State of New Jersey Teacher Certification and earn a Master of Education degree while studying in Bangkok, Thailand, or Mallorca, Spain. Students can also complete the School Counseling program in Lisbon, Portugal.