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School of Continuing Education
Harkins Hall, Room 109
Phone: 401-865-2487

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 7:30pm,
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

The Providence College Teacher Certification Program (TCP)

Our highly respected program provides an alternative, innovative way to become certified as a secondary school teacher in Rhode Island – and in 46 other states. Through the School of Continuing Education (SCE), you can choose from nine different content areas — Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Italian, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, and Spanish.
Fast-Track Certification
Flexible and Affordable
Close Knit Community

If you have a bachelor’s
degree, you may only need
to complete six courses and
student teaching to become
certified. If not, you can earn
certification while completing
your bachelor’s in Liberal
Studies in SCE.

  • Part-time evening and
    online classes
  • Affordable tuition—
    just $915 a course
  • Scholarships and
    financial aid
  • Small classes with faculty
    who understand adult
  • An advisor who will help
    you get started

Learn more about the degree programs through Continuing Education at Providence College
Contact us today to learn more or to meet with an advisor. Call 401-865-2487 or email Daytime and evening appointments are available. Learn more about the TCP here.
Apply now!
It’s easy to apply to SCE. Visit our Guide to Applying and Getting Started and review the TCP admission requirements. If you apply by September 1, we’ll waive your $55 application fee.
Pay for school
We understand that returning to school can require a significant investment. That's why we've prepared a list of financial aid and scholarship resources to assist you.
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