Earn PA Teacher Certification in PreK-4 Education
This certification program provides you with theoretical and conceptual understanding as well as skill-based experiences in evidence-based practices that help you become accomplished teachers in PreK-4 educational settings.
The master’s degree is not required for certification. Certification requirements need to be determined with their academic advisor as the requirements may vary based on academic background.
Human Development: The School Years, K–12
Engage in a collaborative dialogue to understand physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development in children and adolescence with a special attention to developing a cultural perspective to understanding human development
Introduction to Inclusive Education
An introductory course in special education with an emphasis on inclusion and diversity, this course provides an overview of the complex issues surrounding inclusive and heterogeneous schooling.
This course will equip students with practical and theoretical knowledge about teaching literacy to early and emergent readers and writers. The course will review historical and contemporary frameworks, theories and models for teaching literacy, authentic literacy assessment practices and strategic reading and writing instruction.
School of Education Graduate Program Information
Teacher Certification Agreements
Pennsylvania has signed the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement that provides for acceptance of state-approved educator preparation programs between certain states to facilitate educator mobility.
For working professionals seeking graduate degrees or certifications, we offer full-time, part-time, online and options to build your own degree.
Tuition and Fees
Learn more about the cost differences for part- and full-time students and any specialized School of Education program costs.