Ohio State Advisories

 Ohio State Advisory

 

Through what pathway do WGU students license in Ohio?

  • Students in the 201709 and newer program catalog versions of Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8), Post-baccalaureate Teacher Preparation, Elementary Education (K-8), and Master of Arts in Teaching, Elementary Education (K-8) will license through the approved pathway in Ohio.
  • Students in the 201708 and newer program catalog versions of Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics (5-12) and Master of Arts in Teaching, Mathematics (5-12) will license through the approved pathway in Ohio.
  • Students in the 201709 and newer program catalog versions of Bachelor of Arts, Science (5-12, Chemistry), Bachelor of Arts, Science (5-12, Physics), Bachelor of Arts, Science (5-12, Bio), Bachelor of Arts, Science (5-12, Geo),  Post-baccalaureate Teacher Preparation, Science (5-12), and Master of Arts in Teaching, Science (5-12) will license through the approved pathway in Ohio.
  • Students in the 201709 or newer program catalog version of Master of Arts in Teaching, English Education (5-12) will license through the approved pathway in Ohio.
  • All program catalog versions of Master of Arts, English Language Learning (PreK-12) and Endorsement Preparation Program, English Language Learning (PreK-12) will license through the approved pathway in Ohio.
  • Students in all other programs and catalog versions will license direct in Ohio based on completion of a Utah state approved program.

 

Table of Approved Licensure Pathway:

 

OH Direct & Approved Licensure Pathway Table.pngGraphic showing programs and catalog versions for Direct & Approved licensure in Ohio.

 

What basic skills exam should I pass?

 

What content and pedagogy exams should I pass?

  • Students in all catalog versions of elementary programs will pass the OAE content and pedagogy exams.
  • Students in all program catalog versions of BASP will pass the OAE Early Childhood Education and OAE Elementary Education content exams, the Praxis Special Education exam (this exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement), and the OAE Pedagogy exams.
  • Students in all secondary programs licensing via the direct pathway will pass the Praxis content exam (this exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement) and the OAE pedagogy exam.
  • Students in Secondary Math, Science, and English programs with program catalog versions 201708 or newer, licensing via the approved pathway, will pass the OAE content exam, the WGU Program Requirement Praxis exam, and the OAE pedagogy exam.
  • Students in all catalog versions of MAELLP12 and ENDELL will pass the Praxis WGU Program Required Exam and the OAE content exam.

 

Who do I contact with further questions?

If you have questions about exams, licensure pathway, or licensing requirements, contact Licensure at licensure@wgu.edu.

 

 

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