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6110 Curriculum Inquiry (3) with field experience
EDTL 6770 Curriculum Issues and Trends (3) with field experience
EDTL 6120 Classroom Technology for Teachers (3)
EDTL 6500 Advanced Pedagogy and Best Practices (3)
EDTL 6530 Qualitative Approaches to Classroom Inquiry (3)
ELECTIVES (12): Choose a stackable certificate or endorsement
Choice of graduate-level endorsement and certificate courses OR
Elective courses of your choice
|Description of Coursework||Pre-requisites|
Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement (15 credits)
36 credits total to degree
Prepares teachers holding an Ohio K-3 license to teach all subject areas in grades 4 and 5.
|Ohio K-3 License|
Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement (12 credits)
33 credits total to degree
Prepares teachers holding an Ohio Middle Childhood Education license to add one or two academic areas to their licenses, enabling them to teach the added subjects in grades 4-6.
|Ohio 4-9 Middle Childhood Education License|
Reading Endorsement (15 credits)
33 credits total to degree (EDTL 6910 waived for EDTL 6280)
For candidates who wish to focus on positions as reading teachers at all grade levels and with all students. The Ohio Reading Endorsement Program leads to an endorsement on a valid teaching license. In addition to completing these courses, candidates must pass the Ohio Assessment for Educators Reading Subtest I (038) and Reading Subtest II (039) to obtain the PreK-12 Reading Endorsement.
(a) Current Educator license
(b) complete Baccalaureate degree, and
(c) completion of 9-12 prerequisite hours of reading course work, dependent on current license held
Computer Technology Endorsement (16 credits)
34 credits total to degree (EDTL 6120 waived for EDTL 6310)
Prepares teachers for leadership capabilities for local, state or national educational technology initiatives; candidates also will be licensed to teach K-12 computer science courses.
K-12 Online Teaching and Learning Certificate (13 credits)
34 credits total to degree
Prepares K-12 classroom teachers to be effective online teachers by providing them with research skills necessary to investigate student learning within online K-12 educational contexts.
Elective suggestions include:
6000 Philosophy of Education
EDFI 6010 Comparative Education
EDFI 6020 History of Education
EDFI 6030 Cultural Studies in Education
EDTL 6200 Content Literacy P-12
EDTL 6800 Graduate Seminar in Curriculum and Instruction
EDTL 6950 Workshop in Curriculum and Instruction
other courses as approved by graduate advisor
Submit Your Graduate College Application Online
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 Transcripts & Standardized Test Scores
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.
Official transcripts and test scores are to be sent to:
120 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Accepted Standardized Tests:
- GRE General Test
- Praxis II Principles of Learning,
- Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) Assessment of Professional (Pedagogical) Knowledge
Test scores must be within the past ten years and non-original scores must be notarized. TOEFL scores are required from applicants whose native language is not English. For information on the GRE/Praxis/TOEFL tests, visit the Educational Testing Service website.