Undergraduate Programs

We are proud of the diverse undergraduate majors offered in the College of Education.  Our programs fall into three categories: 

  • Teacher Licensure
  • Non-Licensure
  • Endorsement

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Teacher Licensure Programs

Our teacher licensure programs are fully accredited and lead to becoming a fully licensed educator in the State of Ohio. Click the program name for a curriculum guide.

Early Childhood Education

Middle Childhood Education

Special Education

Secondary Education (Adolescent to Young Adult or AYA; Grades 7-12)

     Single Fields with Licensure
      Dual Science Fields with Licensure

PK-12 Multi-Age Licensure

Career Technical (4-12)

Non-Licensure Programs 

Non-licensure programs are simply degree areas that do not lead to becoming a licensed teacher in the State of Ohio.


Endorsements are areas that can be added to one's primary teaching field(s) after initial teacher licensure. They are officially recognized areas by the Ohio Department of Education.  Please contact the department for information on these endorsements.

Undergraduate Admissions

Our outstanding staff assists students in their transition into the College of Education.  If you are interested in admission to the Teacher Education undergraduate programs, please contact the Office of Student Services at (330) 972-7750 or educ@uakron.edu

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Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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