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Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.)

Secondary Education

The B.S.E. in Secondary Education prepares highly competent, socially conscious, reflective candidates who can address the needs of diverse learners in grades 5-12. In content rich, research-based, and technology-infused courses, secondary education candidates engage in collaborative learning as they learn to translate theory to practice.

The Program
The B.S.E. in Secondary Education is a four-year undergraduate program with a minimum of 120 credits required for graduation. Candidates earn at minimum one instructional certificate, additional opportunities exist, and participate in extensive clinical experiences from sophomore to senior year."

Admission requirements include:

Program requirements include:

  • Maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in order to participate in education courses and fieldwork
  • Earning a C or higher in all education courses
  • Attending biannual student convocations
  • Passing the Praxis II exam in the instructional area of study prior to beginning senior clinical practice
  • For those graduating in 2017 and beyond, a passing score on the state mandated performance assessment, edTPA

The program is aligned with the following professional standards:



The faculty in the College of Education and Human Services are expert researchers and practitioners in teacher and leader preparation as well as professional psychology and family therapy. Many are actively engaged with schools and community agencies, modeling best practices to their students in the university classroom and in the field. Collaboration within departments and across is encouraged with the recognition that supporting and improving the lives of children, families and communities is a complex process. 

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As one of the country's leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall has been developing students in mind, heart and spirit since 1856. Home to nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Seton Hall is a place that nurtures compassionate leaders who are prepared to make a difference in the world.

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