Monroe (chairperson), Braidic, Hepner, Hoover, Lordon, Morris-Rutledge, Patti, Zisk.
The Department of Secondary Education is responsible for the Secondary Education certification programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. At the graduate level, the Advanced Studies in Secondary Education Program is offered leading to the Master of Arts in Teaching degree. Additionally, the Department of Secondary Education is responsible for several of the educational foundations and professional courses offered in the College of Education and Human Services.
Secondary certification is offered in art, biology, chemistry, physics, social studies, communications, English, earth science, mathematics, and Spanish.
Individuals with bachelor's degrees may become certified through a graduate program which includes certification. Secondary education majors are advised both in the Department of Secondary Education and in the department of their academic area.
Undergraduate secondary education majors are required to have a GPA of 2.80, pass the required Praxis I exams, and have Act 34, Act 151 and Act 114 Clearances for formal Admission to Teacher Education. A GPA of 3.00 and passing scores for Praxis II are needed to apply for a Recommendation for Student Teaching.