School of Education

Become a classroom teacher in Ohio with education programs designed for working adults

Your dream of becoming a classroom teacher is within reach. Aligned with Franklin’s tradition of making career change and advancement possible for busy adults, our School of Education provides 100% online coursework to complement the in-field teaching experience requirement for licensure. 

Drawing on the university’s theory-to-practice curriculum model, you’ll be taught and mentored by our faculty of teaching and learning experts along with teachers at partner schools who have significant experience in the field and demonstrate excellence in teaching practices.

With a reputation for honoring the experiences our learners bring to the classroom, Franklin offers a generous transfer credit policy that enables you to build on what you already know and reach your goals faster.


The School of Education at Franklin University holds probationary accreditation for its initial-level educator preparation programs through December 2021 from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), 1140 19th St NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 223-0077. Probationary accreditation is granted for two years when an EPP does not meet one of the CAEP standards.

CAEP Annual Reporting Measures

The CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) has eight annual reporting measures which are used to provide information to the public on both program outcome and program impact, those measures with supporting documentation are provided at this link.

Teacher Licensure Certification Programs

Adolescent to Young Adult Education

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Early Childhood Education

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Intervention Specialist: Mild/Moderate (K-12)

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Middle Childhood Education (4-9)

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