- Full- or part-time student status
- Program completion within five years
- Field experiences in diverse settings throughout program
- Two academic semesters in clinical teaching during final year of program
The Professional Teacher Initial Licensure program is designed for the adult learner with a liberal arts background and a desire to become a teacher. This accredited teacher preparation program follows the curriculum for the Undergraduate Teacher Licensure Program. This program has the singular goal of providing the adult learner the opportunity to obtain Ohio Teacher licensure as a part-time or full-time student in these areas:
Our Program is Accredited By:
To learn more about the Professional Teacher Initial Licensure program, including course of study, and to apply for admission, please visit John Carroll’s Office of Graduate Studies website.
45-66 credit hour program, including master’s degree course of study and a six semester-hour teaching internship
For those pursuing the middle childhood and adolescent/young adult licenses, coursework is required in the specific teaching field. These requirements are determined during individual transcript evaluation. Additional coursework in the content area(s) may be required.
Successful completion of a written comprehensive examination is a requirement for the Master of Education degree.
Tuition scholarships are available to all candidates who have been admitted to the John Carroll University initial licensure M.Ed. programs. The scholarship reduces tuition for graduate courses by 33%.