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What will I learn?

This program is designed to provide an opportunity for fluent speakers of Chinese to learn pedagogical skills appropriate for PreK-12 classroom instruction and earn Ohio state teaching licensure. The program is intended to make it possible for individuals to seek employment in PreK-12 settings teaching Chinese language and culture to U.S. students. Students who enroll in this program must be fluent in Chinese and may have prior teaching experience, often in settings outside the U.S. During their time in the program they will become familiar with school culture and practice in a contemporary American setting, teach in a real school setting under the supervision of experienced educators, and ultimately be qualified to serve as a bridge between the Chinese and American cultures. The license must be earned with an associated M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction.


EDB 601 - Research in Education and Human Services
EDB 604 - Social Issues & Education
EDB 502 - Psychological Foundations of Education
EDB 505 - Teaching and Management in the Secondary School
EDL 505 - Content Area Literacy
ESE 504 - Teaching Students of Varying Abilities
EUT 512 - Integrated Performance Assessment: Methods of Foreign Language Education preK-12
ETE 570 - Technology in Learning Environments
EST 598 - Chinese Language Teaching Licensure
EDB 595 - Seminar on Integrating Theory & Practice

Which department am I in?

College of Education and Human Services

Study options

Full Time (33 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$20,766.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected December 2021

Start date

Expected January, August 2022


College of Education and Human Services

Julka Hall 210,

2121 Euclid Avenue,



44115, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better. Candidates admitted as a non-degree graduate student must earn a GPA or 3.0 or above

Meet minimum test score requirements.

TOEFL iBT (Internet-Based) score of 78 with at least 17 in each section

TOEFL PBT (Paper-Based) score of 550

IELTS score of 6.0 and at least 5.0 in each section

PTE (Pearsons Test of English) score of 50

Application Deadlines: Fall Semester - July 21; Spring Semester - December 10

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