Degrees type: Bachelor

Main Campus

Students who wish to pursue a career in Secondary Education will choose a major in one of these areas:

  • English, with a Secondary Education Specialization, B.A.
  • History/Political Science, with a Social Studies Secondary Education Specialization, B.A.
  • Biology, with a Secondary Education Specialization, B.S.

The Mount Aloysius College Education Department has an advisory board that consists of public and private school superintendents, executive directors of local intermediate units, and CEO’s and directors of early childhood education organizations. Each year our Advisory Board hosts a mock interview session for students to network with local education leaders and hone their interview skills.

Program Highlights

  • Individualized programs
  • All students are PSEA members

  • Hands-on experience during field placement

  • High-tech teaching environments

  • Three separate secondary education specialization options

Students in a classroom

Mountie Spotlight

‘Dreams Don’t Work Unless You Do’

Liz, ‘16, worked hard to land her dream job at the elementary school she attended as a child.

Mountie Spotlight

Classroom to Classroom

Rachel Wagner passes on the lessons and values of MAC’s professors to her own students in the Altoona Area School District!

Mountie Spotlight

Mount Aloysius Campus Offers Campus Trail Fun

Looking for a fun place to spend time outside? The Mount Aloysius College campus is filled with opportunities to explore the outdoors, including the Mountie Trail!

Watch a video with Dr. Sara Rutledge, a professor in the education department, talking about indoor physical education for kids.

Watch a video with alum Katie Ellenberger talking about the education program.

Watch a video with Dr. Sara Rutledge, a professor in the education department, talking about the Mountie Trail.

The huge benefit of the program is early exposure to teaching through early placement in local schools.

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Main Administration Building
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, PA 16630