PDE Professional Certification Requirements

When applying for certification, you must: 

  • Be a citizen of the United States; OR 
  • Hold a permanent resident visa that allows you to live and work in the U.S.; and 
  • File a declaration of intent to become a citizen.

Other requirements for foreign educated students are found on this page.

Individual program requirements also apply.  Please refer to your certification program guidelines on the PDE website.  

For more information, please contact Lisa Collins, A308. 610-758-2805 or lic212@lehigh.edu.