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The Graduate School

Graduate Education Programs

Summer Opportunities for Teachers

Summer is the perfect time and Otterbein is the perfect place for teachers to take professional development courses!

Excellence in Teacher Education

Otterbein is committed to preparing teachers to maximize the potential of all learners. We offer a variety of programs for experienced teachers, those seeking professional development*, and those new to education. Mathematics teachers seeking advanced education that blends content knowledge with teaching skills should consider the Master of Arts in Educational Mathematics.

*Otterbein offers many opportunities for teachers to continue to develop as a professional. Contact Amy Featherstone, Graduate Education Advisor, for an appointment to discuss the best individualized plan for you.

Accreditation

Otterbein University and its Teacher Education Program is a member of or is approved by:

  1. The North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
  2. The American Association of University Women.
  3. The Association of American Colleges and Universities.
  4. The National Association of Schools of Music.
  5. The Ohio College Association.
  6. The Ohio Department of Education (ODE).
  7. The American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
  8. National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 1954. More than 30 national associations representing the education profession at large make up the council. NCATE accreditation is a mark of distinction, and provides recognition that the education program has met national professional standards for the preparation of teachers and other educators. In NCATE’s performance-based accreditation system, institutions must provide evidence of competent teacher candidate performance. Teacher candidates must know their subject matter and how to teach effectively so that all students learn.

K-12 Intervention Specialist License Now Available

Otterbein is pleased to offer K-12 Intervention Specialist Licensure programs. Licensure programs are available for individuals seeking initial licensure or for currently licensed teachers. Click here to learn more.

Courses for Professional Development 

You can add an endorsement, start a certificate, or renew your license by taking relevant and interactive courses at Otterbein. See our Professional Development page.

Students Talk About Otterbein's Graduate Programs

Click below for three short video clips of graduate students discussing their Otterbein experience.

Master of Arts in Education (MAE)

Maximize the potential of all learners.

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Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

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Add a license to teach middle grades at the graduate level.

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Professional Development for Educators

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View offerings for educators (coming soon!).

Non-Degree
Programs

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Get a license to teach, get an endorsement, add a license, or renew a license.

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Initial Teacher Licensure

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Add a teaching license to your bachelors degree.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Get the facts.

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/ Additional Info

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/Accreditations

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The Graduate School is located in Roush Hall, room 208.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Contact
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/ Graduate Education Personnel

Gaby Miller
Graduate Education Recruiter/Counselor MAT
614.823.1346
gmiller@otterbein.edu

Amy Featherstone
Graduate Education and MAEM Recruiter/Counselor MAE
614.823.3271
afeatherstone@otterbein.edu

Deb Williams
Admission and Data Management Coordinator
614-823-3270
dwilliams@otterbein.edu