Middle Childhood Education–Social Studies (4-9) Additional Licensure Preparation - Non-Degree
School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
404 White Hall
The Middle Childhood Education-Social Studies (4-9) Additional Licensure Preparation non-degree program provides coursework and field-based experiences for students who plan to apply for additional teacher licensure from the Ohio Department of Education. This non-degree program cannot be used for students seeking initial licensure.
Students also interested in a master's degree at Kent State University must be fully admitted into the master's program and complete the prescribed coursework for the master's degree, in addition to courses that are prescribed for additional licensure.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
Applicants will be assessed holistically, considering academic credentials; standardized test scores of reading, writing, and mathematics; academic or professional references; non-academic dimensions; and other specific program criteria.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Minimum 3.000 GPA on a 4.000 point scale
- Official transcript(s)
- Goal statement
- Questions in Anticipation of Licensure Form
- Evidence of current State of Ohio teaching license
- Two letters of recommendation
- An interview will be conducted prior to full acceptance Into the program.
For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.
Program Learning Outcomes
Completers of this non-degree program will be able to:
- Describe the Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession.
- Describe the Ohio Standards for Professional Development.
- Describe the Ohio School Operating Standards.
- Describe the Ohio Value Added Progress Dimension(s).
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills consistent with the AMLE standards.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills identified in CAEP Advanced Standard A.1.1.
|CI 57503||TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES IN EARLY AND MIDDLE GRADES 1||3|
|or CI 57505||INTEGRATED SOCIAL STUDIES AND SCIENCE|
|or MCED 50003||TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD II|
|CI 57504||TEACHING READING AND WRITING IN MIDDLE GRADES||3|
|CI 67092||ADVANCED PRACTICUM AND INTERNSHIP IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION 2||1|
|CI 67107||CURRICULUM AND ORGANIZATION IN THE MIDDLE GRADES||3|
|CI 67108||TEACHING AND LEARNING IN THE MIDDLE GRADES||3|
|CI 67396||INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN READING AND LANGUAGE ARTS||3|
|ETEC 57400||TRENDS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY||3|
|HDFS 64027||EARLY ADOLESCENCE||3|
|MCED 50005||EFFECTIVE USE OF PHONICS IN READING||3|
|MCED 50007||TEACHING READING WITH LITERATURE IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||28|
Students will need permission from the middle childhood education program coordinator to register for the course.
Requirement to be determined by faculty advisor after review of previous teaching experience.
- Minimum 3.000 overall GPA
Prior to program completion, the candidate must demonstrate proficiencies in the following areas (including but not limited to): Data literacy and analysis, use of research and assessment data, leadership and collaboration, utilizing and supporting appropriate technology for the discipline, and application of professional dispositions, laws and policies, codes of ethics and professional standards appropriate to their field of specialization.
Candidates seeking Ohio teaching licensure are required to pass specific requirements in order to apply for licensure from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). Students should consult the Middle Childhood Education department for specific program requirements and refer to the Ohio Department of Education - Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.