College of Education, Criminal Justice & Human Services

College of Education, Criminal Justice & Human Services

Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement

Program Description

The Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement (grades 4 to 6) permits teachers holding an Ohio Middle Childhood Education license to add an additional content area for grades four to six. The endorsement is added to an Middle Childhood 4-9 teaching license upon evidence of completion of coursework aligned with the Ohio academic content standards for grades four to six in an additional content area, and upon successful completion of an examination prescribed by the state board of education.

Course Requirements:

Choose one of:

  • MDL 4032/6032: Methods of Teaching Natural Science in Grades 4-6.
    • First summer session: May 7 to June 19
    • 3 semester hours
  • MDL 4033/6033: Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Grades 4-6.
    • First summer session: May 7 to June 19
    • 3 semester hours
  • MDL 4030/6030: Methods of Teaching Social Studies in Grades 4-6.
    • Second summer session: June 20 to Aug 4
    • 3 semester hours
  • MDL 4031/6031: Methods of Teaching Language Arts in Grades 4-6.
    • Second summer session: June 20 to Aug 4
    • 3 semester hours

 

*These methods course include 50 hours of embedded field service. 

*Six hours of additional content coursework in the relevant subject.

Quick Info

Total Credit Hours

9

Location

Online

Department

School of Education
Middle Childhood Education

Contacts

Academic Information
Susan Gregson
Email: susan.gregson@uc.edu
Phone: 513-556-0249

Pre-requisites:

  1. Individuals currently holding an Ohio 4-9 license
  2. Students in the MDL professional cohort at UC
  3. Hold at least a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA

Apply Online between March 12 and June 15:

  • Current MDL cohort students:
    • Sign in to Tk20 with your 6+2 and click “Applications” on the main menu.
    • Select “Application to the Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement”
  • All other applicants:
    • Go to uc.tk20.com
    • Click “Admissions” at the bottom of the home page.
    • Click “Click here to create your account” at the bottom of the page.
    • Create a guest account
    • Click “Admissions Applications” from the menu.
    • Click “Create New Application”
    • Locate the “Application to the Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement"

Post-Course Requirements (to get the endorsement):

Passing scores on the OAE Elementary Education (Subtest I &II) or the relevant OAE Middle Childhood content exam.