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ODU's Middle Childhood Education program prepares students for an Ohio teaching license in middle childhood, teaching grades 4 -9.
Program highlights:
  • Major leads to teaching licensure.
  • Concentration areas include Language Arts/Reading, Mathematics, Science or Social Studies. 
  • Licensure-only option available.
  • Four Middle Childhood Generalist endorsements also available.
  • Sixteen-week student teaching experience.
  • Dominican Scholars Business

    Degrees & Courses

    Read the requirements and descriptions for the B.S.E., licensure and endorsement.

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  • MissionStDom

    Outcomes & Careers

    Graduates are prepared to teach grades 4-9 in the state of Ohio.

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  • Education Division

    Education Division

    Get to know ODU's education faculty, view current news and events, and more.

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  • Student Organizations
    Kappa Delta Pi 
    Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is an International Honor Society in Education, whose purpose is to connect future educators with each other and other education advocates. KDP strives to reach out to the community through education by volunteering, fundraising, and organizing events.

    Ohio Student Education Association
    All ODU Education majors are invited to join the Ohio Student Education Association (OSEA), a pre-professional organization for students preparing for careers in education. 

    Current students are part of the Ohio Education Association, which representing more than 128,000 members in the state. The Association actively supports public education reform and teacher licensure. 

    For more information about these organizations, contact Sr. JoAnn Hohenbrink at hohenbrj@ohiodominican.edu or (614) 251-4579.
  • Dominican Scholars
    Through the Dominican Scholars program, ODU offers education students extended leadership, learning and community services opportunities. 

    Aspiring educators will observe teaching environments, tutor students, participate in professional associations and more.

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  • Professional Accreditation
    NCATE3ODU's education programs are approved for the preparation of teachers by the Ohio Board of Regents and are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Visit ncate.org.
  • Education Field Office
    ODU's Education Field Office organizes and administers all field and clinical experiences in the teacher education programs. We partner with area school districts and their teachers to help provide quality and diverse field experiences for our future educators.

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Expand Your Education

Studying abroad introduces you to new cultures and experiences. ODU offers life-changing trips ideal for students interested in:
  • Art & Architecture
  • Business & Politics
  • History & Culture
  • Languages & Literature
  • Peace & Justice
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