This certificate is intended for students who plan to deliver social work services in elementary or secondary schools. There are three models for certification:
Each model addresses the competencies defined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. PDE requires that certain criteria be met prior to acceptance into certification or degree programs. Please contact Marywood's Education Department to learn more about these specifications.
Home & School Visitor is an interprofessional Educational Specialist certificate, requiring 360 hours of appropriately supervised school-based practice and coursework in both social work and education.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Office of Graduate Admissions
866-279-9663, ext 6002