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Early Childhood Education

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.

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Middle Childhood Education

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.

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Adolescent & Young Adult Education

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.

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Career Technical Teacher Education

CTTE is one of a small number of teacher education programs in Ohio designed to prepare teachers as educators primarily in Ohio Schools in Career-Technical Programs. The program offers Associate of Science and Master's degrees, the Career-Technical Alternative Resident Educator License, and the Career Based Intervention Endorsement Program.

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Physical Education

The physical education program is among the best in the United States in preparing teachers who exemplify best practices in the PK-12 setting and professionals who promote high quality physical activity opportunities for individuals across the lifespan. The program offers 3 undergraduate degrees, 2 graduate degrees, 1 endorsement, and 1 minor, and places a strong emphasis on field experience, internships and professional development opportunities across all degree options.

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Curriculum & Instruction

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.

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Literacy Education

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.

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