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Certification in Secondary Education (7-12)
36 credits

Certification Areas

Certification is offered in Biology, Chemistry, Communications, Social Studies, Earth and Space Science, English, French, General Science, German, Italian, Latin, Mathematics, Physics, and Spanish.

Subject Area Courses

Determined on an individual basis


  • EDC 503 Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development
  • EDC 510 Human Diversity
  • EDC 604 Foundations of Schooling
  • EDC 613 The Role of the Developmentally Oriented Teacher
  • EDC 751 Transformative Pedagogy: A Capstone Experience


  • BLS 601 Techniques of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • EDC 602 Educational Technology
  • EDC 617 Reading in the Content Area

Secondary Education Practicum

  • EDC 647 Developing and Adjusting Instruction for Secondary Learners
  • EDC 648 Secondary Education Summer Practicum

Professional Semester

  • EDC 668 Secondary Education Supervised Teaching (candidates with two or more years of teaching experience currently employed as a teacher) OR
  • EDC 689 Secondary Education Student Teaching (candidates with no teaching experience)
  • EDC 680 Secondary Education Special Methods of Teaching

Greer Richardson

Greer Richardson, Ph.D.

La Salle University
Graduate Programs in Education
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Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.951.1806
Fax: 215.951.1843

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