La Salle University’s Department of Education offers an innovative and challenging Secondary Education Program that is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and leads to recommendation for an Instructional I Certificate in Biology, Chemistry, Communications, English, Foreign Languages including Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Latin, General Science, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics and Social Studies with a focus on History.
Students enrolled in the four-year Secondary Education Program are dual-majors: Education and their chosen academic content discipline.
The La Salle University Secondary Education Program is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
The Secondary Education Program works within the larger context of the university. As such, we work closely with the following offices and programs:
- Education – The Education Department at La Salle University serves as an “umbrella” office for both the Elementary/Special Education Program and the Secondary Education Program.
- Graduate Education – The Graduate Education Program provides programming for current teachers as well as those individuals who are seeking a change of career to become a teacher.
- School of Arts and Sciences – The School of Arts and Sciences encompasses disciplines in the humanities, social and natural sciences, and technologies.