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English Education, B.S.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania's reputation in English Education is recognized in Pennsylvania and beyond for excellence in preparing teachers for today's classrooms, for future graduate studies, and for a lifelong professional career.

The BSEd in English education certifies graduates to teach secondary English in Pennsylvania and at least 33 other states.

Graduates planning to seek employment in a state other than Pennsylvania are advised to check the specific requirements for that state.

English education majors fulfill all the requirements for state certification, including

  • practical experience in methods courses and 15 weeks as a student teacher;
  • content preparation in a variety of literature, language, and composition courses; and
  • philosophical background in current theories of teaching. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Pre-student Teaching Clinical Experience 
  • Student Teaching  
  • Teaching of English and Communication in the Secondary School
  • Speech and Communication in the Secondary English Classroom 
  • Literature for Adolescents  
  • Teaching Literature and Reading in the Secondary School 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Most students admitted to IUP meet or exceed these quantitative criteria:

  • Average SAT: score of approximately 1000 (Critical Reading and Mathematics sections only) IUP SAT code: 2652
  • Average ACT: composite score of 22ACT code: 3704.
  • Average Cumulative high school GPA: 3.3

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7916 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Indiana

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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