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Teacher Certification Program

If you’ve dreamed about becoming a high school teacher, it’s not too late.  Whether you’re looking to change careers or begin a career in teaching, Providence College’s School of Continuing Education (SCE) can help make your dream a reality. Providence College’s Teacher Certification Program (TCP) provides an accelerated and convenient way to earn your secondary school certification in Biology, Chemistry, English, French, History, Italian, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies and Spanish. Our program is highly respected and prepares you to teach in more than 46 states. 

NEW! Teacher Certification/Master of Education in Urban Teaching Program 

Are you interested in obtaining your master’s while earning your secondary school certification?  Learn about our new Combined Teacher Certification Program [TCP] and Master of Education in Urban Teaching [M.Ed.]



Hear what one of our TCP graduates, now a Chemistry teacher, has to say about our program:



If you’ve always envisioned yourself in the classroom, don’t delay. Call 401.865.2487 to find out more and to schedule an appointment with our TCP Coordinator, Bob Vachon. 
He’s available to meet with you during daytime and evening hours.  Or email your questions to Bob at

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