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English - Secondary Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Elizabethtown, PA, United States
As a part of an English major in Pennsylvania, you will have plenty of opportunities to explore your interests with our extensive course offerings and opportunities for learning outside of the classroom. We have three concentrations for our students to choose from, as well as three different minors for those outside of the department.


 The Secondary Education concentration 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

  • 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

  • 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 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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

    45350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45350 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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