We believe in a public education that advocates for learners of all backgrounds and works towards a just society. Our commitment is to engage our students in critical practice and reflection and develop habits of mind to transform teaching and learning.
Welcome to the Kutztown University Department of Secondary Education website! Here you'll find information about the undergraduate and graduate programs we offer, information about our faculty, student resources, and more. If you have any questions, please contact our department chair Dr. Mark Wolfmeyer or our department secretary Ms. Vale Deeter for more information.
Teacher Education programs at Kutztown University are fully accredited by the State of Pennsylvania through the Pennsylvania Department of Education and are nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Undergraduate Majors & Minors
We offer B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education certificate programs in the following academic specializations:
- Earth & Space Science*
- General Science*
- Social Studies*
- Mathematics & Physics (dual certification)
Subjects denoted with an asterisk (*) are also available as a Secondary Education/Special Education dual certificate for grades PK-12.
The following Masters and Certificate programs are currently offered:
Dr. Mark Wolfmeyer: Department Chair, Coordinator of B.S.Ed Secondary Education certificate programs, Interim Director of M.Ed. Secondary Education with Initial Certification program
Dr. Patricia Walsh Coates: Coordinator of M.Ed. Secondary Education non-certificate programs
Dr. Georgeos Sirrakos: Coordinator of Supervisory and Principal Certificate programs
Dr. Brenda Muzeta: Coordinator of English as a Second Language (ESL) program
Hear about the student experience with Secondary Education at KU from undergraduate student Dominique Headen: