Graduate Certificate - Online
Alternative Resident Educator
If you are an Ohio teacher who has completed the Intensive Pedagogical Training Institute (IPTI) or the Alternative Resident Educator Institute (AREI) and are currently teaching in Ohio schools under the initial Alternative Resident Educator license, this flexible online program is for you. Graduates will be able to meet the requirements toward advancing to their professional teaching license upon successful completion of this program and the required reading coursework hours.
12 Credit Hour Core: (These six courses may be taken in any order.)
- EDHD 6011: Professional Responsibility (2 credit hours)
- EDHD 6012: Classroom Management & Learning Environments (2 credit hours)
- EDHD 6013: Student Development & Learning (2 credit hours)
- EDHD 6014: Assessment Design & Implementation (2 credit hours)
- EDHD 6015: Planning & Preparation (2 credit hours)
- EDHD 6016: Instruction (2 credit hours)
3 Credit Hour Reading Course Requirement:
- EDTL 5200: Disciplinary Literacy 4-12 (3 credit hours)
3 Credit Hour Additional Elective in Phonics (only for licensure areas of Intervention Specialist & English Language Arts):
- EDTL 5210: Phonics and Word Study (3 credit hours)
- Professional Responsibility, Principles & Practices of Teaching
- Classroom Management & Learning Environments
- Student Development & Learning
- Planning & Preparation
Applicants must be Ohio teachers who have completed the Intensive Pedagogical Training Institute (IPTI) or the Alternative Resident Educator Institute (AREI) and are currently teaching in Ohio schools under the initial Alternative Resident Educator license. Candidates should provide evidence that they are employed by a school district under the ARE license.
Admission to the Alternative Resident Educator graduate certificate is contingent on the completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 on a 4-point scale.
Applicants are required to submit scanned copies of official or unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended. Upon admission, final official or notarized copies of transcripts from all institutions where degrees were earned and diplomas from international institutions must be submitted.
Submit Your Graduate College Application Online
For Area of Study, select “Certificate” AND “Workforce Education" - Certificate (eCampus)
Note: All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. A $45 nonrefundable application fee is assessed for domestic applications. The international application fee is $75.
Submit scanned copies of official or unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended to the Graduate College. Upon admission, final official transcripts from each degree granting institution must be submitted.
Request official transcripts be sent to:
200 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Applicants must also submit test scores from either the GRE or an OAE content test in an appropriate content area.
International applicants are also required to submit scores from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTEA), or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Successful completion of ELS 112 will also be accepted for this requirement.