Future Graduate Students

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As a comprehensive research institution, Ohio State provides boundless opportunities for discovery. Students often partner on research with faculty and students from other colleges. There are numerous opportunities to conduct research. You’ll learn side-by-side with highly respected faculty who are accomplished in their fields and dedicated to your success. All this and more, and you begin to understand why Ohio State has the reputation for academic excellence and as an innovative premier research university.

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EHE’s Programs

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Ranked Programs

The college's 2024 nationally ranked programs by US News and World Report.

Student counseling badge ranking 7
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
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Elementary Teacher Education
Secondary education badge ranking 8
Secondary Teacher Education
Higher education administration badge ranking 9
Higher Education Administration
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Curriculum and Instruction
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Educational Administration and Supervision
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Educational Policy
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Educational Psychology
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Financial Aid

EHE Scholarships

The college awards scholarships annually to graduate students through an annual selection process. Students enrolled in EHE with a declared major can apply. 

Graduate Associateships

Key to teaching, research and learning in the college, associateships provide students with professional experience and financial support. 

Graduate School Funding

Learn how funding works and about other opportunities available through Ohio State and externally. 

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Research Opportunities 

Education and Human Ecology has three university research centers where faculty, staff and students are making discoveries to help people and communities across a lifespan of learning. 

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Support for International Students

Office of International Affairs

  • Learn the latest news and events relevant to international students.

Life at Ohio State

  • These resources provides information from cultural adjustments, life in the United States, managing finances, and other ways to get help. 

Get Involved 

  • From weekly global engagement events and student organizations to special events and student trips, there are many opportunities for students to get involved.  

English Proficiency Requirements 

  • The rules about English as a Second Language for graduate students, as laid out by The Graduate School.

Immigration Information 

  • Resources to help guide you through the immigration process as an Ohio State student. 

American Language Program 

  • Offers full-time ESL courses covering all language skill areas and provides students with the linguistic skills, academic skills and cultural knowledge required to navigate successfully in American college and university curricula. 

Academic English Writing Program 

  • Supports graduate and undergraduate students in the development of the writing skills required to be successful in Ohio State academic courses. 

Spoken English Program 

  • Provides coursework for prospective International Teaching Associates (ITAs) to enhance linguistic skills, cultural knowledge and teaching strategies appropriate for a U.S. academic classroom. 
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Teaching and Learning Academic Services: tl-academicservices@osu.edu  

Educational Studies Student Services and Graduate Studies: edstudies@osu.edu  

Human Sciences Graduate Programs and Recruitment: humansciences@osu.edu