Due to the winter storm, Penn State Harrisburg will be closing today at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9.

All classes and activities starting after 1 p.m. are cancelled.

Last updated: Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:13pm

Certification Program in Secondary Education: Social Studies

The certification program in Secondary Education Social Studies is designed for an individual who holds a baccalaureate degree and wants to become certified to teach Social Studies (history, geography, government, psychology, sociology, anthropology and/or economics) in Pennsylvania secondary schools (grades 7-12). The program is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Students who successfully complete the requirements will be recommended for the Secondary Social Studies: Instructional I teaching certificate. Course work is required in both behavioral sciences and education. This program is recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).

Degree Conferred: Certification only