Adolecent/Young Adult Education

Teachers Licensure Program AYA English

Students completing this licensure program are certified to teach English in grades 7-12 in public or private schools in the state of Ohio.  Our graduates have the option of transferring their license to other states.


In order to interview for acceptance into the Adolecent/Young Adult Program, each student must meet several requirements. Interviews are usually completed during the spring semester of a students sophomore year. Note: Completion of these requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

    • Attend Orientation
    • Completed Application Form
    • Read & sign the Education Department Handbook
    • Evaluation of dispositions of the pre-service teacher form completed by professor, employer or minister
    • Successfully complete and submit a teacher platform essay, an assignment given in EDUC 101 Introduction to Teaching
    • At least 2 semesters of your Spiritual Development service hours must be in an educational setting

    Grade Requirements

    • EDUC 101 Introduction to Teaching (B or better)
    • ETHI 110 Modern Ethical Problems or approved ethics elective (B- or better)
    • Six hours of English (B- or better average)
    • Three  hours of Math (B- or better average)
    • Three hours of Science (B- or better)
    • Six hours of Social Science (b- or better average)

    Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.67 and completed the above course requirements

    Complete Teacher Licensure Interview with faculty selection team