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Licensure Content Evaluation-Post Bac

For students who already have a Bachelor's degree, there are two ways to earn licensure at Kent State University:

  1. Complete the initial licensure program as a Post-Undergraduate student (earn a second bachelors degree).  For this option, students complete their content and professional education courses at the undergraduate level,  OR
  2. Recommended route - complete the initial licensure program at the graduate level.  At the graduate level we have either the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program or a Masters in Education (M.Ed.) program depending on the licensure area.  Students usually complete the content course work as a Post-Undergraduate first (based on their individual content evaluation) and then complete the MAT or the M.Ed.  Please see the contact information for each licensure area listed below.

If you are interested earning initial licensure at the graduate level (MAT, M.Ed.) please contact the following faculty for a content evaluation. 

 Dance  Dr. Andrea Shearer  ashearer@kent.edu  330-672-0126
 Early Childhood Education  Wendy Bedrosian  wbedrosi@kent.edu  330-672-2580
 English as a Second Language  Sarah Rilling  srilling@kent.edu  330-672-1725
 Foreign Languages  Dr. Becky Chism  rlchism@kent.edu  330-672-2150
 Health Education  Dr. Cindy Symons  csymons@kent.edu  330-672-2197
 Integrated Language Arts  Dr. William Kist  wkist@kent.edu  330-672-2580
 Integrated Mathematics  Dr. Mike Mikusa  mmikusa@kent.edu  330-672-2580
 Integrated Social Studies  Dr. Alicia Crowe  acrowe@kent.edu  330-672-2580
 Middle Childhood Education  Dr. Bette Brooks  ebrooks@kent.edu  330-672-2580
 Music  Dr. Pat Grutzmacher  pgrutzma@kent.edu  330-244-3360
 Sciences  Dr. Lisa Donnelly  ldonnell@kent.edu  330-672-2580
 Technology  Dr. Lowell Zurbuch  lzurbuch@tech.kent.edu  330-672-2892
 Visual Arts  Dr. Robin VandeZande  rvandeza@kent.edu  330-672-2192


 Additional information about each licensure area can be found at the program websites linked from www.kent.edu/ehhs/.