Department of Education

​Department of Education​

The Department of Education at Grove City College trains teachers to promote excellence in a wide range of educational settings. Through a rigorous curriculum, engaging field experiences and a broad range of professional development services, students leave Grove City College equipped not only with the skills to be certified as teachers, but to be lifelong educators—in public and private schools, as well as in a host of non-traditional educational settings. While on campus, students take advantage of an on-site early education school and a state-of-the-art curriculum library.

Coupled with a focus on strong philosophical and ethical development, our students enjoy a solid liberal arts foundation while studying with faculty members who embody the mission of the College and excel in their particular fields. Whether interested in teaching young children or high school students in a traditional or non-traditional environment, the Department of Education has the resources to help students follow their calling.

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B.S. in Exercise Science

The Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science prepares students for health-related professions, graduate studies, doctoral research and professional training.

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Minor in Exercise Science

A minor in exercise science provides students with a foundational understanding of exercise science, including the requirements for professional certification, graduate school requirements and career options for both fitness and clinical fields.

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B.S. in PreK-4 Elementary Education

​PreK-4 elementary education majors are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences, student teaching and on-campus oppportunities. ​

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Internships

​Every student earning a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science must complete an internship.

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Chemistry Secondary Education Major Leading to 7-12 Certification

​Students majoring in chemistry leading to 7-12 certification in chemistry take courses specific to the major along with the required liberal arts and education core.​​

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After Graduation

Many education majors become certified and licensed teachers in Pennsylvania and other states, while many others take positions in unique teaching situations, missions work and other fields.

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