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BSED in Secondary Education (English Language Arts)



What will I learn?


The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education at the University of Cincinnati prepares graduates to become licensed and highly qualified teachers for learners at the junior and senior high school levels, grades 7-12. Students in our program gain experience teaching in urban and diverse school settings and using research-based teaching practices to meet the needs of all learners in their classes. At the secondary level, graduates specialize in one core disciplinary subject: Integrated English/Language Arts, Integrated Mathematics, Integrated Social Studies, Integrated Science, or Physics.

An Integrated English/Language Arts license prepares students to teach all subject areas related to English language arts in grades 7-12 in Ohio schools. Students will complete course work that substantively engages in topics related to critical literacies, reading comprehension, composition, canonical and young adult literature, and the production and consumption of digital texts. All students will be prepared to plan and lead literacy instruction that is culturally sustaining and critically engaged in contemporary issues.


Graduates of the secondary education integrated language arts program assume teaching positions in English/language arts. Secondary education integrated language arts graduates usually elect to teach in Ohio, but graduates teach across the nation.

Which department am I in?

College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$30,010.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 March 2023

Start date

9 January 2023, 8 May 2023, 21 August 2023


UC Uptown West Campus

2600 Clifton Avenue,



45221, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To apply for admission to the RN to BSN online program, students must submit: Official transcripts of previous college coursework with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5; Documented completion of an associate degree or diploma in nursing leading to RN licensure; Documentation of an active, unrestricted RN license.

For international students

First-year applicants (sometimes referred to as freshman) are students who have completed high school and have not earned college course credit since graduating.

English test score requirements: ELS - 112 Graduation; IELTS - 6.0 Overall minimum of 5.5 on each section; PTE – 46; TOEFL - 66 iBT minimum of 15 on each section; Duolingo – 95; Cambridge - 169 minimum, Recommended exam: C1 Advanced.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati is the birthplace of co-op learning and has led the world in applied experiential learning for over 200 years.

  • #1 public university for co-op and internships in the U.S.
  • Fantastic support for international students
  • Over 400 degree-programs, including a Pathway Program
  • Excellent safety track record and vibrant urban living

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