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Academic Programs

Pathways: Majors and Minors

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As a student in the College of Education, you may select from eight undergraduate majors, with many options within majors. The College of Education offers teacher preparation in 20 specialty degree programs leading to an initial level teaching certification (Instructional I) valid in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

In addition, majors in Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) and Education and Public Policy (EPP) prepare students for education-related careers in a wide variety of settings including government and non-profit organizations, mental health clinics and vocational programs.

You may choose to enhance your major degree program with the selection of a minor. Education majors may pursue any minor offered by University colleges and programs.

The College of Education offers several minors and a certificate program.

Academic Departments

The college consists of four academic departments:

Curriculum and Instruction


Education Policy Studies


Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Learning and Performance Systems




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