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Education

In our Education programs, you will complete methods courses, professional education courses and field experiences in observations and gain hands-on, in-classroom experience. The Education major is based on state, regional and national certification/licensure criteria and testing competencies.

At Ottawa, you can learn:

  • Social competencies, methods, communication skills and sensitivity necessary to become an effective teacher
  • Critical-thinking skills, an awareness of cultural diversity, and the social and political contexts of education
  • To identify and be sensitive to the unique needs, challenges and learning styles of diverse student populations

Career outlook

Upon completion of the Education program at Ottawa University, you can pursue teaching positions including:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary
  • Secondary
  • Special Education

Programs offered for certification/licensure include:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Dance
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Special Education (Cross-Categorical)

Criteria for admission to the program include a cumulative 2.50 grade point average on all previously earned coursework prior to admission to OU, as well as eligibility for a Class 1 or Class 2 fingerprint clearance.

Contact Ottawa University today to learn more about our Education program!

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