Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education
California University of Pennsylvania was founded as a teacher's college in 1852 and our longstanding tradition as a leader for tomorrow's secondary school educators continues today.
Our renowned faculty prepares students to teach and improve the education of middle school and high school students. Our faculty members draw upon their practical experience and deep theoretical knowledge to prepare you for a rewarding career as a secondary school educator. You'll learn about a variety of teaching philosophies and approaches to secondary education through dynamic coursework and interactive classroom instruction. Diverse field experiences and extensive student teaching opportunities will further enhance your teaching skills.
The Department of Secondary Education offers certification programs for students interested in teaching at the high school level in these subject areas: art, biology, chemistry, communications, earth and space science, English, mathematics, physics, social studies and Spanish.
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Cal U Graduate Success Stories
As a senior learning specialist for Apangea Learning Inc., Carey M. Noonan (B.S. in Secondary Education –Mathematics, ’05) tutors students from across the United States via an instant messaging chat interface. She also helps develop new mathematical content and coursework for students at districts across the country. As a team leader, she also monitors daily events and coordinates the efforts of the full- and part-time members of her team.