Becoming a Teacher in Ohio
The great state of Ohio offers many opportunities for those interested in becoming a certified teacher. Our goal is to help guide you through the process to fulfill every requirement necessary for receiving your teacher certification.
Teachers are one of the most powerful forces in shaping future generations. For this reason, proper training is an integral part of the teacher certification process. One of the key steps is choosing a teaching degree appropriate to your interests and aptitudes. Our mission is to assist you in finding the right distance education program for your needs.
Bachelor’s or master’s? The most common path to teaching is pursuing an undergraduate degree in education. For professionals who hold a bachelor’s in another field, pursuing a master’s degree in the field of education can help them complete teacher preparation requirements for licensure, as well as start off with an average 9.5 percent higher salaries than teachers who enter the profession with only a bachelor’s.
Begin your search today. There are many different types of Ohio educators. If you would most enjoy working with children under the age of eight, you may consider earning you degree in Early Childhood Education. If you would like teaching multiple subjects to children or pre-adolescents, you may consider earning an undergraduate or graduate degree in elementary or middle level education. If you would prefer to teach a specific subject to older students, you may most enjoy working as a secondary education teacher.
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Ohio has multiple paths for current teachers to pursue higher education. Are you interested in adding an additional licensure area to your first license, adding an endorsement to your license, pursuing a leadership position in your school or simply becoming a master educator? Continuing your education may be the right choice for you. Working toward a post-graduate teaching degree from an accredited university is an important decision that could be the next step toward achieving your goals.
Online education is important to us because it is important to you.
Accredited online degrees are making earning a higher education more feasible for educators in Ohio. All of our university partners offer online degree programs specifically suited for working adults. While there are many benefits to post-graduate online education programs, the primary benefits include being able to choose the program that meets your exact criteria, lower cost of attendance, and ultimately the flexibility to complete coursework on your schedule.
Browse online master’s degrees in the following education specializations: