Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

Prepare to Become a Teacher in Ohio with Franklin’s Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure Program

Build on your bachelor’s degree with the Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program and complete the necessary coursework to apply for a Resident Educator Initial License in Ohio. Through our School of Education, you’ll get a personalized program of study to meet the application requirements for your selected teacher program. 

 


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.
 

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Adolescence to Young Adult Education (7-12)

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Primary Education (PK-5)

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Intervention Specialist: Mild/Moderate (K-12)

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Middle Childhood Education (4-9)

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Find Your Education Program

Program Minimum Credentials
B.S. Adolescence to Young Adult (Grades 7-12) H.S. Diploma or Equivalent

What is it?
The B.S. Adolescence to Young Adult Education degree prepares students to teach grades 7-12 in Ohio by providing the coursework and assessments required to qualify for an Ohio Resident Educator License.   

What will I learn?
Course topics include lesson planning, classroom technology, classroom management and teaching strategies. In addition, the AYA Education program contains a specialized set of courses focused on teaching in specific content areas – language arts, mathematics, social studies or science. To meet requirements for AYA licensure, you will choose one area of concentration from the content areas.  

What an I do with a B.S. Adolescence to Young Adult (Grades 7-12)?
With a B.S. Adolescence to Young Adult Education degree, you can teach language arts, mathematics, social studies or science in Ohio's middle or high schools. 

Is there classroom experience or a capstone?
You'll combine online coursework with an on-site field placement during every term of your enrollment. In your final term, you'll complete a full-time student teaching experience alongside a cooperating teacher. 

How long will it take to complete?
Bachelor's-level education programs require 120 credit hours and are designed to be completed in 4 years. However, if you have previously earned credit hours - including an associate degree in education or in a teaching content area, Franklin’s transfer-friendly AYA Education program provides a flexible and accelerated path to a degree.   

B.S. Intervention Specialist: Mild-Moderate (K-12) H.S. Diploma or Equivalent

What is it?
  The B.S. Intervention Specialist degree prepares students to teach special education in grades K-12 in Ohio by providing the coursework and assessments required to qualify for an Ohio Resident Educator License.  

What will I learn?
Course topics include lesson planning, classroom technology, classroom management and teaching strategies. In addition, the Intervention Specialist Education program contains a specialized set of courses focused on teaching in specific content areas – language arts, mathematics, social studies or science, as well as four courses concentrated on reading instruction.

What can I do with a B.S. Intervention Specialist: Mild-Moderate (K-12)?
With a B.S. Intervention Specialist Education degree, you can be a special education teacher for grades K-12 in Ohio.  

Is there classroom experience or a capstone?
You'll combine online coursework with an on-site field placement during every term of your enrollment. In your final term, you'll complete a full-time student teaching experience alongside a cooperating teacher. 

How long will it take to complete?
Bachelor's-level education programs require 120 credit hours and are designed to be completed in 4 years. However, if you have previously earned credit hours - including an associate degree in education or in a teaching content area, Franklin’s transfer-friendly Intervention Specialist Education program provides a flexible and accelerated path to a degree.  

B.S. Middle Childhood Education (Grades 4-9) H.S. Diploma or Equivalent

What is it?
The B.S. Middle Childhood Education degree prepares students to teach grades 4-9 in Ohio by providing the coursework and assessments required to qualify for an Ohio Resident Educator License. 

What will I learn?
Course topics include lesson planning, classroom technology, classroom management and teaching strategies. In addition, the MCE program contains a specialized set of courses focused on teaching in specific content areas – language arts, mathematics, social studies or science. To meet requirements for MCE licensure, you will choose two areas of concentration from the content areas.

What can I do with a B.S. Middle Childhood Education (Grades 4-9)?
With a B.S. Middle Childhood Education degree, you can teach language arts, mathematics, social studies or science in Ohio's middle schools.   

Is there classroom experience or a capstone?
You'll combine online coursework with an onsite field placement during every term of your enrollment. In your final term, you'll complete a full-time student teaching experience alongside a cooperating teacher. 

How long will it take to complete?
Bachelor's-level education programs require 120 credit hours and are designed to be completed in 4 years. However, if you have previously earned credit hours - including an associate degree in education or in a teaching content area, Franklin’s transfer-friendly MCE program provides a flexible and accelerated path to a degree.    

B.S. Primary Education (PK-5) H.S. Diploma or Equivalent

What is it?
The B.S. Primary Education degree prepares students to teach preschool through 5th grade in Ohio by providing the coursework and assessments required to qualify for an Ohio Resident Educator License. 

What will I learn?
Course topics include lesson planning, classroom technology, classroom management and teaching strategies. In addition, the Primary Education program contains a specialized set of courses focused on teaching in specific content areas – language arts, mathematics, social studies or science, as well as four courses concentrated on reading instruction.

What can I do with a B.S. Primary Education (PK-5)? 
With a B.S. Primary Education degree, you can teach preschool, kindergarten or elementary school in Ohio.   

Is there classroom experience or a capstone?
You'll combine online coursework with an on-site field placement during every term of your enrollment. In your final term, you'll complete a full-time student teaching experience alongside a cooperating teacher. 

How long will it take to complete?
Bachelor's-level education programs require 120 credit hours and are designed to be completed in 4 years. However, if you have previously earned credit hours - including an associate degree in education or in a teaching content area, Franklin’s transfer-friendly Primary Education program provides a flexible and accelerated path to a degree.     

Post-Baccalaureate Adolescence to Young Adult (Grades 7-12) Bachelor's Degree

What is it?
A direct route to becoming a 7th-12th grade teacher in Ohio, the Post-Baccalaureate Adolescence to Young Adult Education Licensure Program provides a bachelor's degree-holder with the coursework and assessments required to qualify for an Ohio Resident Educator License.

What will I learn?
Course topics include lesson planning, classroom technology, classroom management and teaching strategies. In addition, the AYA Education program contains a specialized set of courses focused on teaching in specific content areas – language arts, mathematics, social studies or science. To meet requirements for AYA licensure, you will choose one area of concentration from the content areas.   

What can I do with a Post-Baccalaureate Adolescence to Young Adult (Grades 7-12)? 
With the Post-Bacc Adolescence to Young Adult Education Licensure Program you can teach language arts, mathematics, social studies or science in Ohio's middle or high schools. 

Is there classroom experience or a capstone?
You'll combine online coursework with an on-site field placement during every term of your enrollment. In your final term, you'll complete a full-time student teaching experience alongside a cooperating teacher. 

How long will it take to complete?
Post-Baccalaureate AYA educator preparation programs require 78 hours of pedagogical and specialized content coursework to apply for a Ohio Resident Educator License. Franklin's transfer-friendly Post-Bacc programs enable you to make the most of your previously earned bachelor's degree credits to minimize time and cost toward teacher licensure.   

Post-Baccalaureate Intervention Specialist: Mild-Moderate (K-12) Bachelor's Degree

What is it?
A direct route to becoming a special education teacher in Ohio, the Post-Baccalaureate Intervention Specialist Education Licensure Program provides a bachelor's degree-holder with the coursework and assessments required to qualify for an Ohio Resident Educator License.       

What will I learn?
Course topics include lesson planning, classroom technology, classroom management and teaching strategies. In addition, the Intervention Specialist Education program contains a specialized set of courses focused on teaching in specific content areas – language arts, mathematics, social studies or science, as well as four courses concentrated on reading instruction. 

What can I do with a Post-Baccalaureate Intervention Specialist: Mild-Moderate (K-12)? 
With the Post-Bacc Intervention Specialist Licensure Program, you can be a special education teacher for grades K-12 in Ohio.  

Is there classroom experience or a capstone?
You'll combine online coursework with an onsite field placement during every term of your enrollment. In your final term, you'll complete a full-time student teaching experience alongside a cooperating teacher. 

How long will it take to complete?
Post-Baccalaureate Intervention Specialist educator preparation programs require 63 hours of pedagogical and specialized content coursework to apply for a Ohio Resident Educator License. Franklin's transfer-friendly Post-Bacc programs enable you to make the most of your previously earned bachelor's degree credits to minimize time and cost toward teacher licensure. 

Post-Baccalaureate Middle Childhood Education (Grade 4-9) Bachelor's Degree

What is it?
A direct route to becoming a 4th-9th grade teacher in Ohio, the Post-Baccalaureate Middle Childhood Education Licensure Program provides a bachelor's degree-holder with the coursework and assessments required to qualify for an Ohio Resident Educator License.      

What will I learn?
Course topics include lesson planning, classroom technology, classroom management and teaching strategies. In addition, the MCE program contains a specialized set of courses focused on teaching in specific content areas – language arts, mathematics, social studies or science. To meet requirements for MCE licensure, you will choose two areas of concentration from the content areas.

What can I do with a Post-Baccalaureate Middle Childhood Education (Grade 4-9)? 
With the Post-Bacc Middle Childhood Education Licensure Program, you can teach language arts, mathematics, social studies or science in Ohio's middle schools.            

Is there classroom experience or a capstone?
You'll combine online coursework with an onsite field placement during every term of your enrollment. In your final term, you'll complete a full-time student teaching experience alongside a cooperating teacher. 

How long will it take to complete?
Post-Baccalaureate Middle Childhood educator preparation programs require 108 hours of pedagogical and specialized content coursework to apply for a Ohio Resident Educator License. Franklin's transfer-friendly Post-Bacc programs enable you to make the most of your previously earned bachelor's degree credits to minimize time and cost toward teacher licensure.

Post-Baccalaureate Primary Education (PK-5) Bachelor's Degree

What is it?
A direct route to becoming a PK-5th grade teacher in Ohio, the Post-Baccalaureate Primary Education Licensure Program provides a bachelor's degree-holder with the coursework and assessments required to qualify for an Ohio Resident Educator License.    

What will I learn?
Course topics include lesson planning, classroom technology, classroom management and teaching strategies. In addition, the Primary Education program contains a specialized set of courses focused on teaching in specific content areas – language arts, mathematics, social studies or science, as well as four courses concentrated on reading instruction.

What can I do with a Post-Baccalaureate Primary Education (PK-5)?
With the Post-Bacc Primary Education Licensure Program, you can teach preschool, kindergarten or elementary school in Ohio.                  

Is there classroom experience or a capstone?
You'll combine online coursework with an onsite field placement during every term of your enrollment. In your final term, you'll complete a full-time student teaching experience alongside a cooperating teacher. 

How long will it take to complete?
Post-Baccalaurate Primary educator preparation programs require 66 hours of pedagogical and specialized content coursework to apply for a Ohio Resident Educator License. Franklin's transfer-friendly Post-Bacc programs enable you to make the most of your previously earned bachelor's degree credits to minimize time and cost toward teacher licensure.