Secondary Education

About the Program

Our Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education is a four year program that will prepare you to teach young adults in grades 7-12.  Through course work, field experience and internships, you will learn the skills necessary to meet the challenges and changing needs of schools and communities.  After successful completion of our program, including passing appropriate Ohio Assessments for Educators exams, you will be eligible to apply for an appropriate state of Ohio teaching license.

The School of Education at the University of Cincinnati is consistently ranked as a top institution in the field of Education. Most recently, US News and World Report placed it in the top 100 Best Education Schools (2016). The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Program Objectives

By graduation, you will be able to:

  • Work with and have on-site contact with schools and social agencies
  • Develop a professional point of view and practical understanding essential to the preparation of effective teachers
  • Complete a wide range of field clinical experiences in urban and suburban classroom

Accreditation

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Program Concentrations and Curriculum

The undergraduate Secondary Education program offers a number of concentrations: