Education Programs

  My experience at Wilson College was extremely rewarding and memorable. WilsJessaca Campbellon's professors truly care about their students and embody the pedagogy of Education at its roots. The educator I am today is shaped by the skills, tools, and resources that I obtained at Wilson and I have much to be thankful for."

Jessaca Campbell '11 5th grade teacher, Chambersburg Area School District

Now offering a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health and Physical Education for K-12 teacher certification.




Students considering a major in Early Childhood Education or one of the Secondary Education certification programs must apply for admission to the Education Program before the end of the spring semester of their sophomore year.

Admission Procedures

  1. Students seeking admission to the Education Program must make an appointment with one of the Education faculty to discuss the program and application process.

  2. Students must have achieved the following:
    * A cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    * A GPA of 3.0 in education courses.
    * A passing score on PAPA Exams (Reading, Writing, Mathematics).

  3. Students must also complete an application file, which shall contain:
    * An application form
    * Two letters of recommendation, at least one from a faculty member at Wilson College
    * Wilson transcript (unofficial copy from Registrar's Office to the Education Department)
    * 500-word essay on "Why I want to become a teacher."

  4. Candidates will then be interviewed by Education faculty.

  5. Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA in order to be eligible for certification.

Contact Information



Red Day #1 for F14 Practicum Students

Location: Laird Hall
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Technology Workshop

Location: SC 228

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8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Red Day #2 for F14 Practicum Students

Location: Laird Hall
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Music Workshop

Location: Science Center Auditorium

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8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Orientation #1 for SP15 Practicum Students

Location: Warfield Auditorium
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM