The ADED program dates back to the early years of the university. Our faculty includes full-time college and adjunct professors with recent 7-12 teaching experience. Our program prepares students for careers as educators for grades 7-12.
The CTTE program offers comprehensive bachelor and master degrees, and educational services for the Career Technical education community of Northeast Ohio, designed to prepare teachers as educators primarily in Ohio Schools. The program is comprehensive, offering teacher licensure programs, baccalaureate and graduate degrees, and a national occupational testing site.
The C&I program offers advanced study in the areas of theory, research, development, application, and evaluation. Our Master of Education (M.Ed.) program prepares students to obtain a teaching license. Our Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) prepares students to take positions as school teachers, and the Doctor of Philosophy program prepares students for a wide range of possibilities in higher education employment.
The ECED program and faculty have a national reputation for their contributions to the field of Early Education. Our program places a strong emphasis on field experience. With this program, students complete student teaching experiences in both pre-K and grades K-3.
The LE program prepares educators to teach students at all ages, pre-K through-12, in general education and reading specific instructional situations. We focus on students who progress typically and those who are struggling to read.
The MAT program is a graduate-level program designed to meet a growing need for highly qualified high school teachers, grades 7-12, and multi-age teachers (pre-K through grade 12). This accelerated program is offered to promising bachelor's degree holders who were not education majors and now desire to become teachers.
We offer several licensure and non-licensure programs in Middle Childhood Education (MCED) to prepare teachers for grades 4 through 9 (ages 8 to 14), at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The MCED licensure program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Ohio State Department of Education.
The Physical Education program is among the best physical education teacher licensure programs in the United States. The purpose of the program is to prepare teachers and professionals to promote high quality physical education and physical activity programs for children, youth, and community members.