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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Secondary Education

Secondary education students complete a major in a chosen field of study, as well as the core teaching curriculum required by the Department of Education at Grove City College. 

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Middle Level Education

​Middle level education students enjoy rigorous coursework preparation, as well as student teaching and field experiences. Students can major in one of four concentrations​.​

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B.S. in Middle Level (4-8) Science and Math Education

​Along with 98 credit hours of major coursework, middle level (4-8) science/mathematics education majors are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching.​​

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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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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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