Online Non-Degree Licensure Programs

Online Non-Degree Graduate Licensure Programs

Graduate Level
The Alternative Licensure Professional Development Institute program at Kent State would serve new teachers who completed the Ohio Department of Education requirements for an Alternative Resident Educator License. These teachers then have four years to complete 15-18 credit hours, depending on their area of licensure, from a professional development institute approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. This fully online program has 7-week courses sequenced to allow teachers to complete the required courses in one calendar year.
  • College: Education, Health and Human Services
  • Department: Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
  • Contact: etesta@kent.edu or 330-672-2580
  • Minimum total credit hours: 18
Graduate Level
The Alternative Licensure Professional Development Institute at Kent State would serve new teachers who completed the Ohio Department of Education requirements for an Alternative Resident Educator License. These teachers then have four years to complete 15-18 credit hours, depending on their area of licensure, from a professional development institute approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. This fully online program has 7-week courses sequenced to allow teachers to complete the required courses in one calendar year.

  • College: Education, Health and Human Services
  • Department: Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
  • Contact: etesta@kent.edu or 330-672-2580
  • Minimum total credit hours: 15
Graduate Level
The Alternative Licensure Professional Development Institute at Kent State would serve new teachers who completed the Ohio Department of Education requirements for an Alternative Resident Educator License. These teachers then have four years to complete 15-18 credit hours, depending on their area of licensure, from a professional development institute approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. This fully online program has 7-week courses sequenced to allow teachers to complete the required courses in one calendar year.
  • College: Education, Health and Human Services
  • Department: Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
  • Contact: etesta@kent.edu or 330-672-2580
  • Minimum total credit hours: 15
Graduate Level
The Alternative Licensure Professional Development Institute at Kent State would serve new teachers who completed the Ohio Department of Education requirements for an Alternative Resident Educator License. These teachers then have four years to complete 15-18 credit hours, depending on their area of licensure, from a professional development institute approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. This fully online program has 7-week courses sequenced to allow teachers to complete the required courses in one calendar year.
  • College: Education, Health and Human Services
  • Department: Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
  • Contact: etesta@kent.edu or 330-672-2580
  • Minimum total credit hours: 15
Graduate Level
The Computer Technology Endorsement Preparation program provides educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to integrate technology into the classroom and prepare students for the digital world. The program is designed for certified teachers seeking to add a computer technology endorsement to their teaching license.
  • College: Education, Health and Human Services
    Department: Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
  • Contact: ckuo@kent.edu or 330-861-2700
  • Minimum total credit hours: 15
Graduate Level
The Gifted Education Endorsement Preparation program that is designed to help you gain the expertise and experience necessary to work with gifted students. With this program, you’ll learn about advanced teaching strategies and techniques, as well as how to develop individualized education plans that meet the needs of gifted students.
  • College: Education, Health and Human Services
  • Department: Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
  • Contact: bmorri20@kent.edu or 330-672-2294
  • Minimum total credit hours: 18
Graduate Level
The Reading Endorsement Preparation non-degree program prepares students to obtain the Ohio K-12 Reading endorsement. Completion of the coursework is a prerequisite to being recommended by Kent State University for this endorsement; and endorsements are granted by the Ohio Department of Education.
  • College: Education, Health and Human Services
  • Department: Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
  • Contact: lgkrug@kent.edu or 330-675-3200
  • Minimum total credit hours: 13
Graduate Level
The School Health Education P-12 Additional Licensure Preparation program is designed for those who already have a bachelor’s degree in education and want to add a P-12 health education endorsement to their existing Ohio teaching license. With a focus on comprehensive health education, this program will prepare you to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for healthy living.
  • College: Education, Health and Human Services
  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Contact: dbernert@kent.edu or 330-672-0682
  • Minimum total credit hours: 22
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