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Post-Degree Education Licensure

Empowering the Next Generation of Educators

At Capital University, we understand that the journey to becoming an educator can take many paths. That's why we offer a Post-Degree Education Licensure program, designed specifically for adult students who have already earned a degree and wish to obtain a teaching license.

Whether you're a currently licensed teacher looking to earn a second license or endorsement, or simply want to take a class or two to renew your license, our program is flexible and accommodating to your needs.

Capital University Teaching Licensures

As a Capital University education licensure student, you can earn a teaching license in your choice of more than 15 specialties. With careful planning, you can earn licensure in two specialties. Learn more about these licensures by reviewing Capital's graduation requirements for each licensure. Choose from:

  • Primary Childhood (grades pre-K-5)
  • Middle Childhood (grades 4-9)
    • Mathematics
    • English Language Arts
    • Science
    • Social Studies
  • Adolescence to Young Adult (grades 7-12)
    • Chemistry
    • Life Sciences
    • Integrated Language Arts
    • Integrated Mathematics
    • Integrated Sciences
    • Integrated Social Studies (History or Political Science focus)  
  • Multi-Age (grades pre-K-12)
    • Music Education (Vocal or Instrumental)
    • Visual Arts
  • Intervention Specialist (grades K-12)
    • Mild/Moderate
  • Endorsement (limited to the grade levels listed on the teacher licensure)

Want to explore all our Post-Degree Education Licensure program has to offer?

Check out our Fact Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I read more about the Education Department and the Expectations?

The Teacher Education and Licensure Handbook serves as an orientation to and an overview of our Teacher Education Program at Capital. It contains the program’s mission, goals, and conceptual framework, as well as the policies and requirements you will need to reference for admission to the program, admission to student teaching, graduation, and licensure.

What about tuition and financial aid?

You may qualify for federal student loans. Please see our Financial Aid department for more details.

How do I get started?


Complete the contact form or call us at 614-236-6996. We will send you more information about the program and it will let us know that you are interested. 


Complete the online application for admission and submit official copies of all transcripts. Send them to: 

Capital University
Adult and Graduate Education
One College and Main
Columbus, OH 43209   

Fax: 614-236-6923


Once accepted, information will be sent to you to set up a registration meeting.

What makes this program unique?

You will choose to start during the fall, spring or summer term, whichever best fits your schedule.

You will go at your own pace and complete the program when you feel ready.

You will interact with different school districts through multiple field placements, exposing you to various environments, students and staff.

You will work with a full-time faculty adviser, who has teaching experience and instructs classes in the education department.