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Certification Standards

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Students wishing to obtain certification in Pennsylvania must complete the following requirements:

  1. Be formally accepted into an approved teacher preparation program (see admission requirements for education majors at Rosemont).
  2. Complete an approved PDE certification curriculum and program.
  3. Maintain, in most cases, a 3.0 GPA.
  4. Obtain at least a "C" in the student teaching practicum.
  5. Take and pass all relevant PDE required tests (PECT and Subject Content Assessments).