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Pennsylvania Department of Education Certifications
Pennsylvania Department of Education Approved Certifications

Students in an education program leading to Initial or Professional certification are eligible for Pennsylvania State teacher certification upon satisfaction of all certification requirements and degree/program requirements. 

Below is a listing of Certifications that we offer:

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Specialist Certificate (Certification) This is a 6-course add-on certificate for K-12 educators who are already certified or those who are in the process of getting their certification.

K-12 Principal Certification Our 13-course program is designed for educators who are interested in assuming a position as a Principal.

Special Education Certification  PreK-8 or 7-12 This 23-credit (minimum) program is designed for graduate students seeking additional certification as Special Education teachers.

Superintendent of Schools Certification - Letter of Eligibility  This 6-course program (additional 4-courses that comprise a apprenticeship) is designed for K-12 administrators seeking certification to excel in a superintendent role.

Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Certification This 7-course program builds the capacity of aspiring supervisors to work closely with school leaders to improve teacher effectiveness and thereby improve student learning.