College of education​​​​​​

What makes The University of Findlay's College of Education unique?  UF students receive hands-on experience out in the classroom all four years!

In fact, the State of Ohio scored UF's College of Education higher than average Ohio education programs in the areas of student satisfaction, field experience and alumni performance!

Review UF's detailed field experience breakdown by year - Click here!

Considering transferring to UF for education? Here's some transfer advice!

Hear what these UF students have to say about their transfer experience...

What exactly does it take to become a teacher?

We've put together an easy to follow "how to". Check it out!

School administrators notice the difference in UF education graduates!

"...They are the leaders who are continually improving our excellent school." 

-- Jay Clark, Van Buren Middle School Principal, Ohio Middle Level Association 2014 Educator of the Year

Read more administrator testimonials....

There are multiple experiential learning options with international and domestic students and students with disabilities starting the first year and continuing throughout the program.

Read more Evidence of Excellence!

Alumni Success

"Each day, if I find a way to re-engage one student, it's truly fulfilling. That's the one thing that I love most about my job."
--Brent Wise, Director of Innovation & Extended Learning at Hilliard City Schools, Bachelor's of Arts in Education, AYA Social Studies, '04

Are you an undergraduate student interested in becoming a teacher?  Learn more about our undergraduate licensure programs:

  • Early Childhood - In Ohio, allows you to teach age 3 - grade 3
  • Intervention Specialist - work with children grades K-12 with moderate disabilities
  • Middle Childhood - In Ohio, allows you to teach grades 4-9 in reading and two selected content areas:  Integrated English/Language Arts, Integrated Mathematics, Integrated Science, or Integrated Social Studies.
  • Adolescent/Young Adult (AYA) - allows you to teach grades 7-12 in specialized areas like:  Integrated Language Arts, Integrated Mathematics, Integrated Social Studies, Integrated Science, and Life Science
  • Multi-age - allows you to teach K-12 in Visual Arts, Japanese, Spanish, Physical Education, and Health

Are you an educator looking to advance your career?  UF offers flexible options to fit your schedule. Learn more about our teacher education programs: 

Students at the post-baccalaureate or graduate level engage in specialized combinations of flexible courses to match their educational career interests.  Our programs feature internships in schools, businesses or other community enterprises. Our faculty is made up of experienced teachers, educational administrators and human resource developers.

Our students explain the UF difference