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Education Degrees and Programs

The Undergraduate Education teaching curriculum begins with a comprehensive liberal arts education, supported by a foundation of educational history and philosophy, teaching and testing methods, and child development and psychology.

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    Gain classroom experience in your first year.

    The Saint Francis University Education curriculum sets itself apart by getting you in the classroom in your very first year of college and every year after. By the time you graduate, you will have completed classroom and teaching experience at various levels that will enhance your ability to secure a teaching position.

    • Majors & Minors
    • Concentrations & Certifications
    • Teaching Certification Requirements
    Majors & Minors

    Education Majors

     Education Minors

    • Early Childhood Education, Minor  
    • Early Childhood/Reading Education Minor
    • Middle Childhood/ Secondary Education, Minor  
    • Open Education, Minor  
    • Special Education, Minor 

    Visit the academic catalog and scroll to the School of Arts & Letters to view degree requirements.

    Concentrations & Certifications



    • Secondary Education
    • English/Secondary Education Certification
    • English/Secondary/Special Education Certification
    • School Principal and Special Education Supervisor Certification Program
    • Non-Traditional Program Opportunity: Education Certification

    See requirements: Visit the academic catalog and scroll to the School of Arts & Letters to view degree requirements.

    Teaching Certification Requirements

    An applicant for a teaching certificate must complete, in addition to all legal requirements, a program of teacher preparation approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Certification programs offered by Saint Francis University have been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.