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English - Secondary Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Elizabethtown, PA, United States
Every career field requires strong reading and writing skills. A major in English - Secondary Education from Elizabethtown College provides additional skills that translate well to other fields of study, further education or research-based professions. English minors are perfect for students looking to enhance their reading and writing skills in another discipline.
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Our major in English - Secondary Education from Elizabethtown College combines English courses with education courses. As an English Secondary Education major you will have the opportunity to explore a wide array of career paths in both the fields of English and education. 

This program prepares you for a variety of careers in teaching, web writing, content managing and copy editing. A teaching degree from Pennsylvania also offers you the ability to teach in 45 other reciprocal states. The curriculum of this concentration blends English and education, preparing students for multiple career path opportunities. Courses in our English education program equip our students with skills in technical and feature writing, grammar, and teaching methods.

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:

  • Major British Writers
  • British Literature: Medieval, Renaissance, or 18th Century
  • British Literature: Romantic, Victorian, or Modern 
  • HUM Multicultural Literature
  • English Grammar and Linguistics
  • The English Language
  • Methods Seminar in Teaching Language and Composition
  • British Authors 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Official or attested copies of your secondary school record (university records, if applicable)
  • Official results of the TOEFL, IELTS, or EIKEN
  • Two letters of recommendation from your guidance counselor, advisor, principal and teachers
  • A 250-word autobiographical statement, written in English, explaining why you are applying to Elizabethtown College
  • A copy of the picture page of your passport and any US visas you may hold

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32960 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32960 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Elizabethtown

  • 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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