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Undergraduate program information

The University of Dayton Teacher Education Department offers eight undergraduate degrees. Click on the links below to explore information and documents needed for courses, scheduling, and development activities, as well as links to related information.

Adolescence to Young Adult Education (AYA)
Early Childhood Education (ECE)
Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy (ECL)
Foreign Language Education (ELA)
Intervention Specialist (EIS)
Middle Childhood Education (EMS)
Middle Childhood/Intervention Specialist (EIM)
Secondary Catholic Religion Education (ERL)

Admission requirements

  • Minimum 960 SAT score or 20 ACT score.
  • Incoming first-year students with a high school GPA of at least a 3.0 and who are in the top third of their graduating class are preferred.

Note: To remain in a licensure program, students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Licensure information

The following licensure programs available at the undergraduate level in the Department of Teacher Education:

  • Early Childhood (age three to 3rd grade)
  • Middle Childhood grades 4-9 (requires two content areas of licensure)
  • Adolescence to Young Adult grades 7-12 (requires one content area of licensure)
  • Intervention Specialist (special education) grades K-12
  • Art Education grades PK-12
  • Foreign Language grades PK-12 
  • Music Education grades PK-12
Licensure outside of Ohio

Most states have reciprocity with Ohio, which means that a license obtained in Ohio is valid in other states. Some states require additional tests or courses in order to teach there. Consult the Office of the Dean in Fitz Hall, Suite 618 or the Ohio Department of Education for information about a specific state. 

Testing requirements for licensure

Ohio Assessments for Educators

Contact us

Department of Teacher Education

Fitz Hall 680 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2966

937-229-3330 

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