Post-Degree Education Licensure | Capital University, Columbus Ohio
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  • Post-Degree Education Licensure

    This is a non-degree program designed for adult students who have already earned a degree and wish to obtain a teaching license. We also have options for currently licensed teachers who want to earn a second license or endorsement, as well as those who just want to take a class or two to renew their license.

    • Where can I read more about the education department and the expectations?
      The Teacher Education and Licensure Handbook (PDF) 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 - the Assistant Director of Adult & Graduate Education can help. 

    • How do I get started?

      Step 1

      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. 

      Step 2

      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   

      Adult-grad@capital.edu
      Fax: 614-236-6923

      Step 3

      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.

  • Post Degree Education Licensure: Malyn Imai

    Malyn Imai talks about her experience with Post Degree Education Licensure at Capital University.

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    • 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:

      • Early Childhood (grades pre-K-3 / ages 3-8)
      • Middle Childhood (grades 4-9 / ages 8-14)
        • Mathematics
        • Language arts
        • Science
        • Social studies
      • Adolescent to Young Adult (grades 7-12 / ages 12-21)
        • Chemistry
        • Dual area science
        • Integrated Language Arts
        • Integrated Mathematics
        • Life Science
        • Integrated Social Studies (History or Political Science focus)  
      • Multi-Age (grades pre-K-12 / ages 3-21)
        • Music Education (Vocal or nstrumental)
        • Visual Arts
      • Intervention Specialist (grades K-12 / ages 5-21)
        • Mild/Moderate
      • Endorsement (limited to the ages and grade levels listed on the teacher licensure)