Credential Types, Subject Codes and Major Subject Area Codes

Instructions: Identify the certificate type, subject code and subject area for which you plan to apply before entering the online PDEMySuite/TIMS system.  Also listed is the IPEDS: Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code, which corresponds to the major subject area code listed in the PDE application.   Visit PDE's website to view a current list of all Certificates in Pennsylvania Types and Codes.

Instructional Certificates

Instructional Certificates – Code 61 - Teachers

Subject Code

Subject Area

IPEDS: Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)

1405

Art Education PK-12

13.1302 – Art Teacher Education

8405

Biology 7-12

13.1322 - Biology Teacher Edducation

1603

Business, Computer and Information Technology PK-12

13.1303 – Business Teacher Education

8420

Chemistry 7-12

13.1323 – Chemistry Teacher Education

2361

Cooperative Education 7-12

13.1205 - Secondary Education and Teaching

8440

Earth and Space 7-12

13.1337 – Earth Science Teacher Education

3230

English 7-12

13.1305 – English Teacher Education

8450

General Science 7-12

13.1316 – Science Teacher Education

3100-9

Grades 4-8 Language Arts

13.1305 – English Teacher Education

3100-01

Grades 4-8 Mathematics

13.1311 – Mathematics teacher Education

3100-05

Grades 4-8 Sciences

13.1316 – Science Teacher Education

3100-08

Grades 4-8 Social Studies

13.1318 – Social Studies Education

2825

Grades Pre- Kindergarten - 4

13.1210 – Early Childhood Education

1666

Marketing (Distributive) Education PK-12

13.1303 – Business Teacher Education

6800

Mathematics 7-12

13.1311 – Mathematics Teacher Education

7205

Music PK-12

13.1312 - Music Teacher Education

8470

Physics 7-12

13.1329 – Physics Teacher Education

8875

Social Studies 7-12

13.1318 – Social Studies Teacher Education

9226

Special Education PK-8 (content area certificate required for issuance)

13.1017 - Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs

9227

Special Education 7-12 (content area certificate required for issuance)

13.1019 - Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs

9265

Special Education - Speech and Language Impaired PK-12

13.1012 – Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments

2600

Vocational Instruction 7-12

13.1319 - Technical Teacher Education

Lists each instructional certification areas offered by Temple University. Includes subject code, subject area, and CIP code (also referred to as Major code)

Foreign/World Languages (all PK-12)

Foreign/World Languages (all PK-12)

Subject Code

Subject Area

IPEDS: Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)

4405

Chinese

13.1306 - Foreign Language Teacher Education

4410

French

13.1325 - French Language Teacher Education

4420

German

13.1326 - German Language Teacher Education

4430

Italian

13.1306 - Foreign Language Teacher Education

4030

Latin

13.1333 - Latin Teacher Education

4490

Spanish

13.1330 - Spanish Language Teacher Education

Lists foreign/world languages grades PK-12 certifications currently offered by Temple University . Includes subject code, subject area, and CIP code (also referred to as Major code)

Educational Specialist

Educational Specialist Certificates - Code 31 – Support personnel – applicants must complete a PDE approved program

Subject Code

Subject Area

IPEDS: Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)

1839

Elementary and Secondary School Counselor PK-12

13.1101 - Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services

1825

Instructional Technology Specialist

13.321 - Computer Teacher Education

1875

School Psychologist PK-12

13.0601 - Educational Evaluation and Research

1883

Speech & Language Impaired PK-12

13.1012 - Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments

Lists the educational specialist certificate programs offered by Temple University. Includes subject code, subject area, and CIP code (also referred to as Major code)

Program Specialist

Program Specialist Certificates - Code 86 – applicants must complete a PDE approved ESL program

Subject Code

Subject Area

IPEDS: Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)

4499

English as a Second Language (ESL) PK-12

13.1401 - Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Lists the program specialists certification programs offered by Temple University. Includes subject code, subject area, and CIP code (also referred to as Major code)

Endorsements

Endorsements – Code 58 – intended to improve a teacher’s skills – applicants must complete a PDE approved program

Subject Code

Subject Area

IPEDS: Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)

1180

Autism Spectrum Disorders PK-12

13.1013 - Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism

1190

Theatre PK-12

13.1324 - Drama and Dance Teacher Education.

Lists the endorsement programs offered by Temple University. Includes subject code, subject area, and CIP code (also referred to as Major code)

Supervisory Certificates

Supervisory Certificates – Type Code 76

Subject Code

Subject Area

IPEDS: Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)

2615

Supervisor – Comprehensive Vocational Education 7-12

13.0401 – Educational Leadership and Administration, General

2915

Supervisor – Curriculum and Instruction PK-12

13.0404 - Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision

Lists the supervisory certificate programs offered by Temple University. Includes subject code, subject area, and CIP code (also referred to as Major code)

Administrative Certificates

Administrative Certificates PDE Code 72 and Code 75

Subject Code

Subject Area

IPEDS: Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)

1115

Principal PK-12

13.0401 – Educational Leadership and Administration, General

2300

Vocational Administrative Director 7-12

13.0409 - Secondary School Administration/Principalship

Lists the administrative certificate programs offered by Temple University. Includes subject code, subject area, and CIP code (also referred to as Major code)

Letter of Eligibility

Letter of Eligibility – Code 90

Subject Code

Subject Area

IPEDS: Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)

1150

Superintendent PK-12

13.0411 - Superintendency and Educational System Administration

Lists the District Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility programs offered by Temple University. Includes subject code, subject area, and CIP code (also referred to as Major code)

Discountinued Certification Programs

The certifications listed below are no longer open for enrollment by new Temple students.  These certifications have either been discontinued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education or the academic programs required for these certifications are no longer offered by Temple University.   The codes are listed here for use by former Temple students who completed all requirements for certification prior to it being discontinued by either PDE or Temple University.  Please refer to PDE for guidelines for assistance in determining your eligibility to be certified for a discontinued certification. 

Lists the subject code, subject area, and status information for certification programs previously offered by Temple University.

Subject Code

Subject Area

Status

4805

Health and Physical Education PK-12

Program closed by Temple University

4020

Hebrew PK-12

Program closed by Temple University

1182

Instructional Coach PK-12

Program closed by Temple University

4470

Portuguese PK-12

Program closed by Temple University

7650

Reading Specialist

Program closed by Temple University

9225

Special Education PK-12

discontinued by PDE 8/31/2013

This table lists the subject code, subject area, and status information for certification programs previously offered by Temple University, which have been discontinued by either PDE or Temple.