Moravian offers programs leading to Pennsylvania public school teacher certification in art (grades K-12), elementary education (grades K-6)*, early childhood education (pre-K to grade 4), middle level education (grades 4-8)†, four foreign languages (French, German, Spanish, and Latin, grades K-12), music (grades K-12), and seven secondary education subject areas: biology, chemistry, citizenship education‡, English, general science, mathematics, physics, and social studies (grades 7-12).
Candidates for teaching in secondary education take the B.A. or B.S. degree with a major in one of the appropriate subject areas and a minor in education. Students seeking certification in music take the B.Mus. degree with a sequence of courses in education. Students seeking certification in art take the B.A. degree in art and follow the art education track. Early childhood certification students take the B.A. or B.S. degree with an academic major selected by the student. Middle level certification students take the B.A. or B.S. degree with one of the majors identified under middle level certification.
For science certification requirements, see Science Education.
Students admitted to Moravian College are not admitted automatically to the teacher certification program. Consult with the Department of Education on requirements for admission to the certification program.
*Offered until August 31, 2013, after which the Pennsylvania Department of Education will no longer provide this certificate.
†The Pennsylvania Department of Education will begin to provide certificates in the areas of early childhood education (pre-K to grade 4) and elementary/middle level education (grades 4-8) beginning on September 1, 2013.
‡Completion of the historical studies major is necessary for citizanship education and social studies certification.