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Education, B.A.

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Pittsburg, CA, United States
The Education programme taught at Chatham University offers teacher certification programs that include both classroom study and extensive field experiences, culminating in a minimum semester-long student teaching experience.


The Education programme taught at Chatham University involves both classroom study and extensive field experiences, culminating in a fulltime, semesterlong Student Teaching experience. In accordance with the Pennsylvania State Department of Education (PDE) requirements, candidates must satisfy all regulations pertaining to teacher training contained in the Pennsylvania School Code. These regulations are subject to change by the State of Pennsylvania. Students will be required to comply with any such regulations that are instituted before they can apply for certification through PDE.

You can choose from education majors in Liberal Arts: PreK-4 Education, as well as certification options in Art Education for grades K-12, and Secondary Certification in English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, and Chemistry for grades 7-12.

Students in secondary and K-12 certification areas must complete a major in the academic discipline: English, mathematics, history, physics, biology, and chemistry. Students also complete professional education coursework and field experiences, and candidates complete student teaching in grade levels representative of the candidates' licenses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • For priority review and scholarship consideration students should apply by March 15th for the fall term and by November 1st for the spring term.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Perspectives on Education
  • Child Development: Birth Through Grade 4
  • Play and Movement
  • ELL Teaching Strategies for Classroom Teachers
  • Trends and Issues in Early Childhood Education
  • Cognitive Learning Theories
  • Mathematical Foundations
  • Inclusion: Issues and Strategies
  • Integrating the Arts

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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    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

  • Completed online application for admission via The Common Application.
  • Admissions essay or personal statement.
  • All official secondary and postsecondary transcripts, mark sheets or records. Original transcripts and official English translations are required for non-English institutions.
  • SAT and ACT scores (optional).
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • Copy of passport photo page (with identification information).
  • Copy of immigration documents (if currently living in the United States).
  • Proof of financial support (official bank statement, signed bank letter, or financial guarantee indicating enough funds to cover the first year of education at Chatham).

Tuition Fee

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    36276 USD/year
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    36276 USD/year
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  • *tuition flat rate (12-21 credits per term).

Living costs for Pittsburg

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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