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Gain critical knowledge and the skills to teach with Cabrini's Education major.

Among the premier teacher preparation programs in Pennsylvania, Cabrini's Education major allows you to earn a Bachelor of Science in Education and customize your skill set with one of the following teacher certifications (according to Pennsylvania Department of Education requirements) Pre-K–4 Education, Middle-Level Education, Secondary Education, and Pre-K–8 Special Education.

Customize your degree to suit your career path, or explore our Educational Studies major, which allows you to earn your Bachelor of Science in Education without a teacher certification.

Contact Information

Martha Ritter, PhD
Associate Professor, Education
610.902.8158
martha.j.ritter@cabrini.edu

At a glance:

Total Credits for Education Major

39-101

Projected job growth to 2024*

7.6%

Education Program Details

Cabrini University teacher education programs provide the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to deal with children from all walks of life and encourage the development of a philosophy of education consistent with American democratic ideals and traditions.

As an Education major, you'll apply your knowledge to real-life teaching scenarios, beginning your field experience as early as sophomore year, depending on the certificate program you choose. In fact, Cabrini Education majors have five hands-on field experiences even before their capstone senior year student teaching assignment.

Employment Outlook

Our Education graduates are consistently hired in public and private schools as teachers, aides, substitutes, and assistants.

Program Highlights

  • Hands-on learning experiences and field placements
  • Customize your major with one of our Education specialty certificationsPre-K–4 Education, Middle-Level Education, Secondary Education, and Pre-K–8 Special Education.
  • Continue your education at the graduate level at Cabrini with our master's and doctoral Education programs

Skills Learned

  • Work with children and young adults in educational settings
  • Assessment basics
  • Real-world experience in the classroom

*Employment projections taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics report for employment category: Education, training, and library occupations.

 

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