Secondary Education Certification

The English/Secondary Education Certification is fully approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and leads to a teaching certificate valid in Pennsylvania for grades 7-12, and transferable to many other states. Students do a full semester of student teaching in their senior year. Placements for student teachers at area schools are arranged by Teacher Education Program faculty. English/Secondary Education majors at Misericordia have a 100% pass rate on the National Teacher Exam.

For more information, contact Susan Tomascik, PhD or Molly Vitale, DEd or click here.


Pre-Law Specialization

The English/Pre-Law Specialization was developed in accordance with the recommendation of the Association of American Law Schools that prospective law students have a broad liberal arts background. The program has been carefully designed to develop essential communication and thinking skills and to prepare students for the Law School Admission Test and the study of law. Law schools attended by recent graduates include Boston University, Catholic University, Georgetown University. George Washington University, New York University, Syracuse University, and Temple University.

For more information, contact Brian Carso, PhD, JD

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