Graduate Academics

Nationally ranked programs & degrees
The University of Dayton Department of Teacher Education is proud to offer multiple nationally ranked programs and degrees.
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Master's degree programs

Awarded as a Master of Science in Education (MSE) or Master of Mathematics Education (MME).

Certificate programs

  • Autism
  • Dyslexia
  • Early Childhood Generalist Preparation
  • Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy
  • Infant and Toddler Specialist
  • Middle Childhood Generalist Preparation
  • Prekindergarten Special Needs Preparation
  • Reading Preparation
  • Teacher Leader Preparation
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning


Preparation Programs (leading to a State of Ohio professional license)

  • Adolescence to Young Adult Education
  • Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Intervention Specialist
  • Intervention Specialist Mild/Moderate
  • Middle Childhood Education
  • Multi-Age Education (World Languages)

Educator Preparation Programs (leading to a State of Ohio-issued endorsement)

  • Early Childhood Generalist
  • Middle Childhood Generalist
  • Prekindergarten Special Needs
  • Reading
  • Teacher Leader
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages certificate
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning certificate

International students

International applicants are required to submit official scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum TOEFL score of 90 on the Internet-based test is required for admission consideration to an educator preparation program, which leads to a State of Ohio-issued teaching license. 

Note: This requirement is specific to the Department of Teacher Education's educator preparation programs. Other graduate programs have different TOEFL requirements.

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Department of Teacher Education

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2966