Academic and Career Resources

Licensure Information

In order to meet eligibility requirements for an Ohio teaching license, candidates must:

  • Show proof of earning a bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
  • Complete the appropriate subject area coursework
  • Complete a state-approved teacher preparation program
  • Earn passing scores on the appropriate state-required licensure examinations

For more information on licensure examinations and applying for a license, visit the following websites:


Pursuing Teacher Licensure

If you do not already hold a bachelor's degree, consult the Department of Teacher Education and Department of Kinesiology and Health websites to learn more about our state-approved teacher preparation programs.

Individuals who already hold a bachelor's degree may request a transcript evaluation to determine what courswork will be required in order to meet the subject area and teacher preparation program requirements. The Transcript Evaluation Request Form is available here.

Individuals who already hold a bachelor's degree and are interested in pursuing alternative licensure, click here for information on the Wright State Alternative Resident Educator Institute.


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