Interested in Becoming a Science or Math Teacher? Sign Up for this Info Session

Harrisburg, PA (PressExposure) July 26, 2011 -- Thinking about switching your career path to become a science or math teacher? The Drexel University School of Education and Harrisburg University of Science and Technology have created a Post-Baccalaureate Secondary Teacher Certification program that will help you meet this goal.

If you have earned an undergraduate degree and now have an interest in teaching at the middle or high school levels then sign up to learn about the new teacher certification program during the Info Session scheduled for Tuesday, September 6, 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Room 1464 at Harrisburg University.

Offered at Harrisburg University's state-of-the-art Academic Center at 326 Market Street, the Post-Baccalaureate Secondary Teacher Certification is designed for individuals seeking to meet requirements leading to eligibility for PA Instructional I Certification.

Students choose from five course-specific content areas that include:





General Science

Upon successful completion, students have the option of applying the 33 earned graduate core pedagogy credits to Drexel's Master of Science in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum, a graduate program offered online or on Drexel's campus in Philadelphia.

For more information about the program or to RSVP for the Info Session, please call 1-215-895-0376 or email

Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. The University's location in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University. The Amtrak Passenger Train Station and Greyhound Bus Station are one block from our location. And the Harrisburg International Airport is only nine miles from the University.

Parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at

Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania's need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email

Contact:Steven Infanti, AVP Communications at HU, 717.901.5146

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