Post-Baccalaureate Certification Programs

Online Teacher PA Certification

LBC | Capital’s Post-Baccalaureate Certification Programs are designed for individuals who already have a bachelor’s degree and would like to be certified to teach in the state of Pennsylvania. It is not necessary to complete a second degree in order to be certified.

  • The online delivery format of our programs will provide flexibility while allowing students to work at a pace that fits their life stage.
  • All students seeking teacher certification must complete a 16-week student teaching course in person within the state of Pennsylvania, in accordance with Pennsylvania Department of Education requirements.
Certification in Early Childhood Education (46 credits)

The Post-Baccalaureate Certification in Early Childhood Education program trains students from a philosophical base which reflects a biblical worldview, to serve the community as teachers in public and private schools.

Program Outcomes

As a result of this program, the student will do the following:

  • Integrate knowledge of content, pedagogy, resources and learners to design coherent learning experiences that are aligned with outcomes and that reach all learners
  • Implement safe, equitable, learning-focused environments developed through appropriate rapport between student and teacher, responsiveness to the needs and cultures of all learners, and effective classroom management techniques in an organized physical environment
  • Demonstrate effective instructional practices as characterized by a) clear verbal, nonverbal, and media communication b) reflective and responsive teaching using multiple instructional strategies, c) implementation of a variety of assessment measures, and d) engagement of students in higher level thinking and learning
  • Demonstrate professionalism by a) adhering to ethical, institutional and legal guidelines, b) maintaining accurate records, c) seeking opportunities to grow professionally, d) reflecting on his/her own practice, and e) collaborating with colleagues, parents, and the community to ensure learner-growth and advance the profession
  • Demonstrate a biblical worldview in his/her personal and professional life

Credits from this post-bacc. can be applied to the MEd in Early Childhood Education degree

Certification in Health & Physical Education (46 credits)

The Post-Baccalaureate Certification in Health and Physical Education program is  developed with the professional competencies required to meet certification guidelines for the Pennsylvania Department of Education. All coursework is offered in an online format which incorporates field placement opportunities within the student’s community. Upon completion of the certification requirements, candidates will become certified to teach in public and private schools in health and physical education class settings.

Credits from this post-bacc. can be applied to the MEd in Health & Physical Education degree