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 and resources for students. If you have any further questions, you can contact our department chair Dr. Mark Wolfmeyer, or our department secretary Ms. Vale Deeter for more information.
Please note that the Secondary Education program is a Standards-Based program.
Our Academic Programs
Students can earn a B.S. in Secondary Education 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.
Our department offers the following minors:
Secondary Education also offers the following graduate programs:
Our Program Coordinators:
If you are interested in Secondary Education's programs, please contact our coordinators to learn more:
Dr. Mark Wolfmeyer, Department Chair
Dr. Patricia Walsh Coates, Coordinator of M.Ed. programs (without certification) & Administrative Certificates
Dr. Amber Pabon, Coordinator of M.Ed Initial Certification Program
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: