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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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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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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English Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in English

In addition to completing 85 credit hours of major coursework, students are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching.
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English Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in English and Communication

Grove City College provides a solid foundation to students wishing to educate the young men and women of tomorrow. Students majoring in English leading to 7-12 certification in English and Communication take courses specific to the major along with the required liberal arts and education core.
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Student Teaching

The student teaching semester is one of the most important elements in a student’s development as a teacher and Grove City College gives students the best experience possible.

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Spanish Major Leading to K-12 Certification in Spanish

Students majoring in Spanish leading to K-12 certification in Spanish take courses specific to the education major, along with a core of liberal arts courses.

 

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