Certification Office

Temple University Programs Leading to Pennsylvania Department of Education Certification

Temple University is an approved provider of educational programs leading to Pennsylvania Department of Education Professional Certification. 

Instructional I Teacher Certification

Most Instructional I subject areas are offered at the undergraduate, graduate and/or 4+1 dual degree level. 

*Students seeking a high school math or science teacher preparation program at the undergraduate level can choose between two programs – The Secondary Education Program or the TUteach program.

Educational Specialist Certification Areas

Program Specialist


Intern Certificates

The Intern certificate is a valid professional certificate that entitles the holder to fill a full-time professional teaching position while simultaneously completing one of Temple’s programs for Instructional I certification. The applicant must already have an undergraduate degree. For more information: Intern Certificate

Vocational Instructional, Vocational Intern and Vocational Supervisory Certification