Education

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The Department of Education offers multiple degrees dedicated to the success of future teachers. Teachers are one of the most impactful people in the lives of students. From learning how to read and write, to learning high-level math, students spend the majority of their days with teachers. That’s why the Education department at UVF is committed to prepare you to be a competent and insightful teacher, as well as a caring and inspiring one.

Bachelor’s Degrees

The Early Childhood Education program at the University of Valley Forge prepares competent and qualified college graduates to receive PA state teaching certification in order to teach the subjects required in grades PreK-4 in public and private schools. There are three tracks: (PreK-4) Public Certification; (PreK-4) Non-Certification; and (PreK-4) and Special Ed (PreK-8): Dual Certification (Public School).

The Middle Level Education in English/Language Arts and Reading program at the University of Valley Forge prepares competent and qualified college graduates to receive PA state teaching certification in order to teach the subjects required in grades 4 – 8 in public and private schools. There are three tracks: (4-8) Public Certification; (4-8) Non-Certification; and (4-8) and Special Ed (PreK-8): Dual Certification (Public School).

The Secondary English Education program at the University of Valley Forge prepares competent and qualified college graduates to receive PA state certification to teach English and English-related subjects in public and private secondary schools, grades 7-12. There are two tracks: (7-12) Public Certification and (7-12) Non-Certification.

Minors

CMS 233 Educational Technology 3 cr

ECE 103 Child Development 3 cr

ECE 123 Foundations, Principles, and Practices of Early Childhood Education 3 cr

ECE 204 Methods and Materials 3 cr

EDU 443 Classroom Management 3 cr

SPE 223 Introduction to Exceptionalities 3 cr

CMS 233 Educational Technology 3 cr

EDU 113 Adolescent Development 3 cr

EDU 263 Principles of Adolescent Education 3 cr

EDU 443 Classroom Management 3 cr

SEC 373 Secondary English Curriculum and Methodologies 3 cr

SPE 223 Introduction to Exceptionalities 3 cr

Associate Degrees

The Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education is designed to prepare the student with foundational knowledge in Bible, Christian philosophy of education, foundations of early childhood education, methods of teaching, and other essentials designed to develop skills in early childhood education.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Principal
  • Administrator
  • Professor

Whether you dream about teaching in early childhood, middle level, or secondary education, UVF will prepare you to serve and teach future generations.

 

For further information about a degree in Education, contact Department Chair
Dr. Marianne Modica, Ed.D.
m_modica@valleyforge.edu
610.917.11495