​​​​​​​​​Middle Childhood Licensure

Add a middle childhood license to your degree

A middle childhood license in Ohio allows you to teach in grades 4-9.


If you already hold a bachelors degree from a nationally accredited institution then you may qualify for our post-baccalaureate licensure program.


teacher standing in front of white boardOur post-baccalaureate middle childhood licensure consists of:
  • Completion of Ohio Department of Education approved licensure curriculum (individual curricula dependent upon approved transferrable coursework)

  • 24 hours from two different content areas: 

    • Language Arts

    • Science

    • Social Studies

    • Mathematics

  • 3 level assessments (linked to coursework)

  • The following state required tests:  Assessment of Professional Knowledge:  Middle Childhood (4-9) (#002), Middle Childhood Language Art (#028), Middle Childhood Math (#030, Middle Childhood Social Studies (#031), Middle Childhood Science (#029), Middle Childhood Generalist (#018 & #019 OR other two content tests listed prior; additional coursework required)Students must maintain a 3.00 GPA, pass all three level assessments and state required tests to earn a Letter of Program Completion. Students must maintain a 3.00 GPA, pass all three level assessments and state require d tests to earn a Letter of Program Completion.

Students must maintain a 3.00 GPA, pass all three level assessments and state required tests to earn a Letter of Program Completion.


For more information

Please contact Allison Baer, Ph.D, at [email protected] or 419-434-5520

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