The Department of Graduate Education prepares students who already hold a bachelor’s degree to seek initial Ohio teaching licensure.

Graduate education students receive Ohio licensure in one of the following programs:

  • Inclusive Early Childhood Education
  • Middle Childhood Education
  • Adolescent to Young Adult Education
  • Multicultural Special Education (AREL)
  • Multi-age Education

Currently licensed teachers can earn a Master of Arts in Education to enhance existing credentials. We offer professional advancement to practicing teachers looking to enhance their classroom skills.

Mount St. Joseph University offers these options for those seeking professional advancement:

  • Reading Science
  • Ohio Reading Endorsement Program
  • Ohio PreK Special Needs Endorsement
  • Dyslexia Certificate
  • Concentration in Art
  • Concentration in Music

We offer a major in teaching and in education. We also offer the Teacher Education Accelerated Master's (TEAM-IEC) program to prepare adults to enter the teaching profession through an intense, exciting learning apprentice format.



Photo of Amy Murdoch Amy Murdoch

Graduate Chair- School of Education, Associate Professor,  Reading Science Program Director