Early Childhood Bachelor's Plus Licensure Program

A license to teach pre-kindergarten through third grade can be added to any bachelor’s degree. The newly revised program is a significant reduction in required hours but also features a dedicated field experience in literacy to prepare you for the new demands of excellence in reading intervention for primary teachers.  Other features of this program include:

  • Methods courses blocked with field experiences to instantly practice the scientifically-based practices you are taught.
  • Instructors with primary classroom and intervention experience.
  • Mentor teachers and supervisors hand-picked for their expertise.
  • Lesson planning using the common core standards.
  • Hands-on training in classroom management skills.
  • Classes and experiences with young children with special needs.
  • A new interdisciplinary science and social studies methods course that is aligned with the newest state assessments.

Program of Study

For more information, contact the Graduate Admissions Office: grad-admissions@ashland.edu or 419.289.5688.

Faculty Spotlight

Gabriela Walker, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the Ashland University in the Department of Inclusive Services and Exceptional Learners. Dr. Walker obtained her degrees... Read more