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Admission to any undergraduate program in the Penn State College of Education is offered through the Penn State Undergraduate Admissions Office.

To confirm your desire to enroll in the College of Education at Penn State, please identify your major interest as one of the undergraduate majors offered by the College of Education.

The application for admission is online. Visit the Undergraduate Admissions Office website for more information.


If you are interested in expanding you education through the many graduate programs available through the College, you can start the application process right away.

To ensure that your application is processed quickly and properly, please follow our graduate school application process, which has two parts:.

1. Apply to the Penn State Graduate School.

2. In addition, you need to submit certain materials to your program, such as official transcripts, letters of recommendation, goal statement for pursuing the degree, your curriculum vitae, test scores, and writing samples.

Get certified to teach

If you already have a bachelor's degree and are interested in pursuing post-baccalaureate teacher certification, contact the Advising and Certification Center.