Secondary Education Teaching Licensure Certificate

Invest in the future. Prepare a generation of leaders. Teach at the secondary level.

Main Campus: Historic Misenheimer

Pfeiffer’s secondary education teaching licensure certificate program, in the division of education, is available on Misenheimer campus.


The secondary education teaching licensure program requires a minimum investment of 38 semester hours (SH).

Core Courses for Secondary (Grades 9-12) Programs (24 SH)

  • EDUC 205     Introduction to Teaching    
  • EDUC 225     Educational Technology          
  • EDUC 306     Learner & Learning I - Secondary            
  • EDUC 321     Problems & Research in Education        
  • EDUC 322     Diversity in Education         
  • EDUC 517     Student Teaching - Secondary   

Specialty Studies (11 SH)        

  • EDUC 308     Learner & Learning II - Secondary           
  • EDUC 434     Secondary Methods Lab                      
  • EDUC 460     Senior Seminar & Field Experience        
  • Plus one of the following:
  • EDUC 433     Materials & Methods - Secondary
  • EDUC 436     Science Methods for Secondary Teachers
  • EDUC 437     Social Studies Methods for Secondary Teachers
  • EDUC 438     English Methods for Secondary Teachers
  • EDUC 439     Mathematics Methods for Secondary Teachers                

For descriptions of courses, visit the academic catalog.

Division of Education Information

Visit the division of education page to find out more information about:

  • Application for admission to the education program
  • Student teaching
  • Pfeiffer’s AIG (academically and intellectually gifted) add-on licensure program
  • Education-specific scholarship programs
  • Pfeiffer University’s CAEP National Accreditation (through 2021)

Tuition & Fees

Click here for current tuition and fees. If you need assistance, contact an admissions advisor to get answers to questions about financial aid and scholarship opportunities


Do you want to be a high school teacher? Pfeiffer University has a 93 percent placement rate for graduates entering teaching careers. Get the education and experience you need through Pfeiffer’s teaching certification program. Enter the workforce completely prepared.

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Office of Undergraduate Admissions

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Majors: Comprehensive Science, English, Mathematics, History (Social Studies teaching licensure track)
Minors: Secondary Education