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School of Arts and Sciences

Secondary Education - English

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: TRADITIONAL; POST-BAC | SPECIAL EDUCATION DUAL CERTIFICATION | COURSE DESCRIPTIONS | SCHEDULE OF COURSES

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We invite you to stand up and go to the head of the class. Because when you earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary education - English, you will have fulfilled all the requirements for certification in this discipline.

You can come away with all the essentials for teaching in a secondary school, plus a solid background in writing, literature and communications — and the opportunity to put it into practice during your student teaching experience.

With the growing demand for qualified secondary school teachers, there have been significant salary increases in both private and public schools. So after graduation, expect to find a position that fits your skills and interests.

Special Education Dual Certification Option

In addition to the initial certification program, Point Park education students can choose to simultaneously complete the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s requirements for special education certification. 

The secondary education English and special education degree requirements list the course work required to obtain the dual certification.

Learn More

This program is offered through the education department at Point Park. Learn more about the program on the secondary education page.