Secondary Education

Shimada Resource Center
College of Education and Human Development
150 Ritter Annex
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122

The Secondary Education program offers specializations that prepare students to earn an Instructional I Certificate that will authorize them to teach in one of the following content areas:

Specializations offering grades 7-12 certification

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies

Specialization offering K-12 certification

  • World Languages
    • Chinese
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Latin
    • Spanish

Students in Secondary Education complete coursework in both education and in their content areas.

(Science and mathematics certifications are also available in the TUteach program, a joint program offered through the College of Science and Technology and the College of Education and Human Development.)

For specific details on each specialization, including suggested four-year academic plans, click on one the following links: English, Mathematics, Social Studies, World Languages.

GPA requirements:

  • In order to maintain good standing in Secondary Education, students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and a 2.0 grade point average in the course work in their content areas.