Professional & Secondary Ed


Professional and Secondary
Education Office
206C Recitation Hall
FAX: 610-436-3102

Undergraduate Programs


A Bachelor's Degree, which prepares candidates for teaching in the secondary schools, may be earned with an academic specialization in:

Satisfactory completion of a secondary curriculum also will qualify the students for a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate, which is valid for six years of teaching the specified subject in approved secondary schools in Pennsylvania. The student must choose one academic field of specialization and must attain a formal admission prior to entering the secondary teacher education program.


General Requirements (51 semester hours )

Secondary teaching certification is given in specific subject areas. Therefore, specialization in the teaching fields listed above is required. The minimum number of semester hours is listed in the catalog under the appropriated academic department. These hours will satisfy the Level I Certification requirements in Pennsylvania.