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The Graduate School

Earn Your Master's Degree at Otterbein

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Master's Degree for Teachers

Otterbein’s Graduate School program is the perfect place to earn a Master’s degree. The Graduate School program 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.

K-12 Intervention Specialist License

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. Learn more about our K-12 Intervention Specialist Licensure program.

Courses for Professional Development 

You can complete an endorsement, add a license, or renew your license by taking practical and high-impact courses at Otterbein. Otterbein offers evening and blended course designs to fit a teacher's schedule.  Please contact the Graduate Education Advisor for information about innovating your teaching practice.

Master of Arts in Education (MAE)

Our Masters programs are focused on collaboration, best practices, and are supportive of individual learning needs and busy schedules.

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Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

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Get your Master's Degree and license at the same time in Middle Childhood or Intervention Specialist.

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Add a high demand license or endorsement in Reading, TESOL, Intervention Specialist, Middle Childhood 4-6 Generalist, or Early Childhood 4-5 Generalist.

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Initial Teacher Licensure

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Have you always wanted to teach?  Positively impact the lives of children with our initial licensure programs in Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Adolescence to Young Adult, and Multi-Age groups.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Learn about your options.  Some licensure programs qualify for federal grants and loan forgiveness. Otterbein also offers an alumni scholarship opportunity.

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/ The Graduate School

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

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

p/ 614.823.3210
e/ grad@otterbein.edu

/ Graduate Education Personnel

Kristin Bourdage
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Programs
COELEC Curriculum Coordinator
p/ 614.823.1114
e/ kreninger@otterbein.edu

Gaby Miller

Graduate Education Recruiter/Counselor MAT/initial licensure
p/ 614.823.1346
e/ gmiller@otterbein.edu

Amy Featherstone
Graduate Education Recruiter/Counselor MAE, Educational Mathematics, Adding License, Professional Development
e/ afeatherstone@otterbein.edu

M. Michelle Fosnaugh
Graduate Assistant