Pennsylvania

2013Title II Reports

2013 Title II Report

Section 1.b - Traditional Route Undergraduate Entry/Exit Requirements

For each traditional program listed below, indicate whether there are initial teacher credential programs at the undergraduate level. If yes, check the elements required for admission (entry) into and exit from the program at the undergraduate level. (ยง205(b)(1)(G)(i))

Albright College (2004)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Alvernia University (2431)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Arcadia University (2039)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (2646)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Bryn Mawr College (2049)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No No
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed No Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Bucknell University (2050)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No Yes
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify: Portfolio
No Yes

 

Cabrini College (2071)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Cairn University (2661)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No No
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

California University of Pennsylvania (2647)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Carlow University (2421)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No Yes
Background check No Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No Yes
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview No No
Other
Specify: Capstone Requirement
No Yes

 

Carnegie Mellon University (2074)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No Yes
Background check No Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes Yes
Minimum SAT score Yes Yes
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Cedar Crest College (2079)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No Yes
Background check No Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA No Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Chatham University (2081)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Chestnut Hill College (2082)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No Yes
Background check No Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania (2648)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify: Praxis I
Yes No

 

Clarion University of Pennsylvania (2649)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Clarks Summit University (2036)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No No
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes No
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify: Completion of student teaching experience
No Yes

 

De Sales University (2021)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Delaware Valley University (2510)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No Yes
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Dickinson College (2186)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Drexel University (2194)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed No Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify: Professional Portfolio
No Yes

 

Duquesne University (2196)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check No No
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed No Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify: NA
No No

 

East Stroudsburg University of PA (2650)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify: Candidates must successful complete 6 credits in Math and English.
Yes Yes

 

Eastern University (2220)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No Yes
Background check No Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No Yes
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (2651)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Elizabethtown College (2225)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No Yes
Fingerprint check No Yes
Background check No Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed No Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Gannon University (2270)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No No
Other
Specify: Portfolio Presentation
No Yes

 

Geneva College (2273)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Gettysburg College (2275)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify: Reflective, electronic portfolio demonstrating candidate's progress toward our program's principles.
Yes Yes

 

Grove City College (2277)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Gwynedd Mercy University (2278)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Holy Family University (2297)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Immaculata University (2320)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check No No
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Indiana University of PA (2652)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Juniata College (2341)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Keystone College (2343)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify: Health Appraisal
Yes Yes

 

Kings College (2353)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview No No
Other
Specify: Successful in early field experience
Yes Yes

 

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (2653)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify: BS Art Education requires a portfolio and BS Music Education requires an audition for admittance.
Yes No

 

La Roche University (2379)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

La Salle University (2363)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No No
Fingerprint check No No
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed No Yes
Minimum GPA No Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Lancaster Bible College (2388)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Lebanon Valley College (2364)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check No No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Lehigh University (2365)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
No

 

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (2367)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania (2654)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No No
Fingerprint check No No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Lycoming College (2372)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No Yes
Background check No Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed No Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (2655)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) No Yes
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Marywood University (2407)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Mercyhurst University (2410)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Messiah College (2411)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No No
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Millersville State University of Pennsylvania (2656)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Misericordia College (2087)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Moore College of Art & Design (2417)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check No Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed No Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify: Portfolio
Yes Yes

 

Moravian College (2418)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview No No
Other
Specify: Student Teaching Portfolio
No Yes

 

Mount Aloysius College (2420)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Muhlenberg College (2424)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Neumann University (2628)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes Yes
Minimum SAT score Yes Yes
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Penn State University - Harrisburg (2708)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No No
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Penn State University - University Park (2660)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No No
Fingerprint check No No
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify: 80 hour work experience with age appropriate children
Yes No

 

Point Park University (2676)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify: professional portfolio presentation
No Yes

 

Robert Morris University (2769)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No Yes
Background check No Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed No Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Rosemont College (2763)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No Yes
Background check No Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes Yes
Minimum SAT score Yes Yes
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Salus University (2645)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
No

 

Seton Hill University (2812)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No No
Fingerprint check No No
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes No
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (2657)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (2658)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

St. Francis University (2797)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
No No

 

St. Josephs University (2801)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

St. Vincent College (2808)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Susquehanna University (2820)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify: Externship with 40-hour field experience
Yes No

 

Swarthmore College (2821)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify: recommendation of content area department; observation by content area faculty member
Yes Yes

 

Temple University (2906)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Thiel College (2910)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes No
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

University of Pennsylvania (2926)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes No
Recommendation(s) No No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

University of Pittsburgh (2927)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
No

 

University of Pittsburgh - Bradford (2935)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No No
Other
Specify: Professional Portfolio Presentation
No Yes

 

University of Pittsburgh - Greensburg (2936)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown (2934)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify: Professional Portfolio required for graduation.
No Yes

 

University of Scranton (2929)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

University of the Arts (2664)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
No

 

University of Valley Forge (2579)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript No No
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No No
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Ursinus College (2931)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No Yes
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview Yes Yes
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Villanova University (2959)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No No
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score No Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

Washington and Jefferson College (2967)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No Yes
Essay or personal statement No Yes
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify:
No No

 

Waynesburg University (2969)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) No Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

West Chester University of Pennsylvania (2659)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check No No
Background check No No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement No No
Interview No No
Other
Specify: 20 hours of community service for some programs
Yes No

 

Westminster College PA (2975)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify: A portfolio and field experiences must be successfully completed
Yes Yes

 

Widener University PA (2642)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score Yes No
Minimum SAT score Yes No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification Yes Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview No No
Other
Specify: Resume
Yes Yes

 

Wilkes University (2977)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes Yes
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes Yes
Essay or personal statement Yes Yes
Interview No Yes
Other
Specify:
No Data not reported

 

Wilson College (2979)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes No
Fingerprint check Yes No
Background check Yes No
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework Yes Yes
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview Yes No
Other
Specify:
Data not reported Data not reported

 

York College of Pennsylvania (2991)

Are there initial teacher certification programs at the undergraduate level?
Yes

Element Required for Entry Required for Exit
Transcript Yes Yes
Fingerprint check Yes Yes
Background check Yes Yes
Minimum number of courses/credits/semester hours completed Yes Yes
Minimum GPA Yes Yes
Minimum GPA in content area coursework No No
Minimum GPA in professional education coursework No No
Minimum ACT score No No
Minimum SAT score No No
Minimum basic skills test score Yes No
Subject area/academic content test or other subject matter verification No Yes
Recommendation(s) Yes No
Essay or personal statement Yes No
Interview No No
Other
Specify:
No No

 

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