Ohio Teacher Education Programs

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Ohio Teacher Certification Info

Follow the links below to find schools offering different types of teacher education programs in Ohio. If you are trying to become a teacher, and you plan on working in Ohio, you should definitely take a look at the Department of Education's website. The individual states make a lot of their own decisions about how teachers need to be prepared.

Also, as a rule, you should contact multiple schools if you are seriously considering going back for a degree or certificate in education. There can sometimes be very significant differences in tuition, admissions requirements, and so on, even between schools that you might think are very similar. So, it's always a good idea to contact a number of schools and do a little comparison shopping.


Home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame as well as several former US presidents, Ohio is more than just manufacturing and farming. Aspiring teachers will find cities that provide exciting, urban environments, small towns and rural communities, all of which are in need of teachers. The state has more teaching vacancies than teachers, and the shortage includes all subject areas.

Teacher Education in Ohio

With just over 60 schools to choose from, prospective teachers can easily find programs to meet their needs, including many opportunities for doctoral study. The undergraduate credit requirements for specialty areas vary depending on the program.

Teaching Careers in Ohio

Teachers in Ohio earn on average over $49,000 a year, according to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. While other states may pay more, Ohio also has a relatively low cost of living. The state is in need of teachers in all subject areas and for all grade levels, including post-secondary education teachers, who can expect to earn over $12,000 per year more than K-12 educators.

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