Programs of Study in Education

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Educational Studies


Educational Studies The Educational Studies Program meets the needs of candidates who might be interested in Education as a major or minor but not necessarily as an avenue to classroom teaching. The Education Department has worked with other departments and developed a program that provides candidates with a bachelor's degree and an opportunity to explore educational settings from diverse disciplinary perspectives and experience unique opportunities for internships outside of the classroom.  This program can serve as pre-professional preparation for school psychologists/counselors, church-based educators, and…

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Middle Childhood Teacher Education Program


Middle Childhood Teacher Education Program The Middle Childhood Education program leads to an Ohio four-year Middle Childhood Resident Educator License valid for teaching grades four through nine in two content areas. Program Description A display of the required courses and recommended course sequences for the Middle Childhood program is provided below. The recommended sequence may be changed on the advice of the faculty advisor to meet individual scheduling needs. Course substitutions require the written permission of the Chairperson of the Education Department. Middle Childhood teacher education…

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PreK-5 Primary Education


PreK-5 Primary Education - Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Teacher Education Program  The PreK-5 Primary Education program leads to an Ohio four-year PreK-5 Primary Education Resident Educator License,  valid for teaching grades PreK-5.  Please note the PreK-5 Primary Education license requires 12 literacy hours, which includes Phonics, EDUC 1700.  Program Description  A display of the required courses and recommended course sequences for the PreK-5 Primary Education program is provided below. The recommended sequence should not be changed, if it can be avoided. Be…

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Adolescent To Young Adult

Adolescence to Young Adult Education (AYA, 7-12)


Adolescence to Young Adult Education (AYA, 7-12) Teacher Education Programs Adolescence to Young Adult (AYA, 7-12) and Multi-Age (PreK-12) teacher education students usually earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. Other degree options are available; consult the university catalog. The Adolescence to Young Adult (AYA, 7-12) programs lead to an Ohio four-year Resident Educator License valid for the teaching area(s) completed. The Adolescence to Young Adult teaching license may be used to teach the listed subjects in grades 7 to 12.Teachers with Adolescence to Young Adult licenses may…

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K-12 Special Education – Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE)


K-12 Intervention Specialist - Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) Teacher Education Program  The Ohio Department of Education refers to Special Educators as Intervention Specialists. The K-12 Intervention Specialist  program at Otterbein University leads to an Ohio four-year K-12 Intervention Specialist Resident Educator License, valid for teaching grades kindergarten through grade 12 in either Mild to Moderate or Moderate to Intensive. Please note the K-12 Intervention Specialist license requires 12 literacy hours, including Phonics. (EDUC 1700 or EDUC 1710.)   Program…

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TESOL Endorsement for Teachers


TESOL Endorsement for Teachers (Grades PreK-12) Join Otterbein’s unique, four-course cohort-style program to pursue your PK-12 endorsement in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). A licensed/certified teacher may add the TESOL endorsement to any valid Ohio teaching license/certificate. Otterbein’s program empowers collaboration with both professors and colleagues, so you get the best possible experience to prepare you for these next steps in your teaching journey. Education Department > Programs in Education > Graduate Programs in Education > Admission…

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Reading Endorsement for Teachers


Reading Endorsement for Teachers (Grades PreK-12) Otterbein's Reading Endorsement comprises four nearly fully online courses, ideally sequenced to complete in two semesters (spring and summer).* The four courses provide online modules for flexible scheduling whereas the focus of the few face-to-face meetings is on what makes face-to-face learning irreplaceable -- collaboration with other teachers and job-embedded application assignments. A unique summer reading clinic makes the two summer courses (and the state-required 50 hours of reading teaching) hands-on, so you immediately…

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MAEM

Educational Mathematics – Master of Arts


Master of Arts in Educational Mathematics Curriculum Graduate School > Educational Mathematics Overview > Course Catalog > Request More Information > Apply Now > The MAEM Program is not accepting future applications at the moment and has paused offering admission. The Master of Arts in Educational Mathematics program may be completed in two years, with substantial course work completed during the summer (see Projected Class Offerings for 2 Year Degree Completion for more information). Students also have the option to take these classes…

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Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure


Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure Graduate School > Education Programs Overview > Education Department Page > Course Catalog > Request More Info > Apply Now > Graduate School > Education Programs Overview > Education Department Page > Course Catalog > Request More Information > Apply Now > Earn an initial teaching license at Otterbein. Otterbein’s post-baccalaureate education program offers a non-degree licensure option at the undergraduate level for those already holding a bachelor’s degree. Before starting the program, a transcript evaluation is…

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Education Licenses & Endorsements for Teachers


Teaching Licenses & Endorsements Graduate School > Education Programs Overview > Education Department Page > Course Catalog > Request More Information > Apply Now > Not sure about adding a whole Masters degree?  Give yourself career options by adding an additional license or endorsement to your current license.  Enhance your career options by adding a Reading or TESOL Endorsement to your current license. Our blended courses have both the convenience of online work AND the power of collaboration with professors…

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Master of Arts in Education (MAE) in Curriculum and Instruction


Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum and Instruction Graduate School > Education Programs Overview > Education Department Page > Course Catalog > Request More Information > Apply Now > The Master of Arts in Education in Curriculum and Instruction (MAE) program offers the option to complete a TESOL, Reading, or Professional Development strand. Our MAE program is designed to fit the schedules of busy teachers. We offer blended and fully online classes in the evening and during the summer.…

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