Primary Education (P-5), Master of Education
The Primary P-5 Early Childhood/Elementary Master of Education program leads to an initial teaching license in the state of Ohio. Combined with a dedication to social justice and excellence for all children, students will be prepared to become a teacher leader who advocates for equity and justice in education.
A rigorous 3-semester program is consistently ranked among the top programs in the nation
Fully grounded in a social constructivist approach to teaching and learning
Coursework prepares you both conceptually and practically to think critically and reflectively about your teaching practice
Leverage inventive techniques to teach using inquiry-based strategies within a cooperative learning context
Engage in a field experience across two full semesters in schools throughout the metropolitan Columbus area that span the pre-k to fifth grade license
Prerequisite Coursework with minimum 2.75 GPA, bachelor’s degree, overall 3.0 GPA
This is a competitive program. Acceptance into the program is not guaranteed by completing prerequisites.
Deadline to apply
Licensure requirements may be subject to change because of state-legislated mandates. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the Department of Teaching and Learning each year to ensure they have the most up-to-date information.
Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification at go.osu.edu/onground.