Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Carla Abreu-Ellis, Associate Professor
Dr. Carla Abreu-Ellis, Associate Professor, holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Bowling Green State University. Dr. Abreu-Ellis teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in...Read more
Majors & Programs About Degree Type Department
Administrative and Professional Licenses

The Dwight Schar College of Education provides a number of administrative licensure programs that provide new career avenues for educators. Have you thought about working towards a principal... Read More

Adolescent to Young Adult/Secondary (7-12)

Can you see yourself teaching English, History, Math or Science in a high school classroom?  If the answer is yes, then you are a candidate for the Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) license. 

Bachelor's Plus Initial Teacher Licensure Program

The Dwight Schar College of Education’s Bachelor’s Plus program is designed for those individuals who already have a baccalaureate degree and have decided that they would like to become... Read More

Certificate Programs

Are you a teacher looking to improve your skillset in assessment, outdoor education or responding to the needs of 21st century learners through technology? Ashland University's Dwight Schar... Read More

AU Certificate
Community College to 4-Year Degree

Do you plan to begin your education program at a local two-year community or state college? Do you want to earn a bachelor's degree in education from a four-year institution that is highly... Read More

Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies

Ashland University's interdisciplinary Doctorate in Leadership Studies combines theory and practice with individual mentoring and applied research to train a new generation of reflective,... Read More

Early Childhood Education (PreK-3)

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Early Childhood Intervention (PreK- Grade 3)

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Intervention Specialist (K-12)

The Intervention Specialist program at Ashland University is unique for two reasons:

Teacher candidates are in the field beginning in their freshman year.

Coursework in the... Read More

Intervention Specialist 2nd Licensure Programs

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Intervention Specialist: Mild to Moderate Needs


A program for students seeking to teach students in grades K-12 with mild/moderate disabilities and educational needs in a variety of inclusive settings. Course work may be applied to... Read More

Intervention Specialist: Moderate to Intensive Needs


A degree program for teachers seeking to teach students in grades K-12 with moderate/intensive needs for educational intervention. Our program prepares teachers to work in inclusive... Read More

M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Degree Programs

The M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction degree, with its numerous concentration areas, enables you to study advanced course work that focuses in those areas that are of particular interest to you... Read More

M.Ed. Educational Administration


The program leading to a Master of Education Degree in Educational Administration prepares leaders for school building and central office responsibilities. Courses from this program may... Read More

Master of Education Degrees

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Middle Grades Education (4-9)

Do you want to teach in order to make a difference?  The middle childhood level (grades 4-9) offers the opportunity to impact students who are undergoing the greatest and most rapid changes of... Read More

Multi-Age Education (PreK-12)

Do you have a special talent in music, art or foreign language?  Do you want to become even more accomplished in those areas and then teach it others?  The Multi-Age (PreK-12) program may be... Read More

Online Programs

Are you looking for an online program that focuses on technology? We have a variety of programs designed to meet the needs the professional goals of many educators.

M.Ed. Curriculum &... Read More
Talent Development Education


The Ashland University Talent Development Education program includes an endorsement and/or the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Talent Development... Read More

Teacher Endorsements

The Dwight Schar College of Education offers numerous  endorsement programs, recognized by the Ohio Department of Education, that provide new career avenues for educators. Adding an... Read More