K-12 Teaching Licenses

​Teaching Licenses (K-12)​​​

The Instructional I Certificate is issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to those Grove City College graduates who have completed an approved College program, been recommended by the College for certification and successfully fulfilled Pennsylvania Teacher Certification requirements. These requirements include:

·       Required state testing

·       Act 33, Act 34 and Act 114 clearances and other state requirements

It should be noted that graduation and certification are not synonymous terms. All students seeking certification must apply to the Department of Education for admission to the certification program. Admission, retention and recommendation for certification are contingent upon the approval of the Department of Education and the faculty of the student’s area of certification.

Changes in state licensure requirements may necessitate changes in course requirements for students, particularly for those who extend their studies beyond the typical four-year sequence. Careful attention to Department of Education course scheduling recommendations is important for staying current with certification requirements.

 
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Study Abroad

​Travel during college is important to broadening your world, and no matter your major, you can study abroad. If you’re the type to really cast off the reins and explore an international university and culture on your own, the Office of International Education will pair you with the right program​.

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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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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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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 History Education

​Middle level (4-8) science/history education majors take 25 credit hours of science and history content for their concentration.​

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Chemistry and General Science Secondary Education Major

​In addition to completing 111 credit hours of major coursework, students are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching.​​

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