Licensure Instructions for Non-Degree

Individuals wishing to pursue educator (teacher, administrative, pupil services) preparation/development coursework as non-degree students should complete the Graduate Non-Degree Application and the Application to Take Educator Preparation/Development Coursework forms and submit both forms to the Office of Registration and Records, 110 Administration Building, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH 43403.

For general information regarding educator preparation/development, please go to the College of Education and Human Development web site:

  • For general licensure questions, contact:
    • The Office of Accreditation and Licensure (365 Education Building), 419-372-7289
    • The Accreditation and Licensure Secretary, Ms. Janet Hammersmith,
  • For teacher licensure (including endorsement) questions, contact:
    • Business or Marketing Education programs— Dr. Frederick Polkinghorne,
    • Intervention Specialist (Special Education) programs—Dr. Jeanne Novak,
    • All other teacher licensure programs— Accreditation and Licensure Secretary, Ms. Janet Hammersmith,
  • For administrative licensure questions, contact Dr. John  Sorg,
  • For pupil services licensure questions, contact:

For further information, send email to

[Please include your name, BGSU ID #, and contact information.]

Last Updated: 05.05.14