Judith Herb College of Education

graduate Programs


Curriculum and Instruction PROGRAMS


MASTER OF EDUCATION IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree is designed for those who wish to become more effective educators. Students in this program develop greater expertise in developing curriculum, designing instruction, assessing, and understanding the needs of learners. Students work with faculty to choose a range of courses focused on their particular interest within curriculum and instruction. 

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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Students in the PhD in Curriculum and Instruction study the interactions between learners, teachers, and subject matter. Designed for students interested in research about and leadership in teaching and learning environments, this program develops educators as researchers and advanced professionals in education.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS 


Master of Education in Early Childhood Education 
(Pre-K Through 5) (100% online option)

The Master’s programs in Early Childhood Education reflect the latest in theory, research, and practice to help teachers become more effective in the classroom. Faculty in Early Childhood Education are nationally-recognized scholars who work with graduate students on various projects, papers, and grants and are active in schools and agencies at the local, state, and national levels.

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EARLY CHILDHOOD  - LICENSURE ALTERNATIVE MASTER’S PROGRAM (LAMP)

The Licensure Alternative Masters Program (LAMP) in Early Childhood Education is designed for the student who already holds a baccalaureate degree in a major other than education and wants to become a licensed teacher in the State of Ohio . The program provides coursework that will lead toward initial PK - 3 teacher licensing in the State of Ohio and, at the same time, meet the requirements for a Masters Degree in Education.

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EDUCATION SPECIALIST DEGREE

The education specialist degree (Ed.S.) in Early Childhood Education prepares instructional and administrative leaders to improve engagement, effectiveness, and the quality of learning in elementary schools. Requiring a minimum of 32 hours beyond the master’s degree.

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DOCTORAL DEGREE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Courses provide critical training in the intellectual pursuit of advanced knowledge. A Ph.D. degree prepares the graduate for academic and administrative positions in educational institutions and social service agencies.

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Graduate Certificate in Teaming in Early Childhood (GCTEC)

Prepare  to engage in collaborative practice to support young children with special needs and their families.

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 LAMP Programs


 

It's never too late to start a new career. If you have a bachelor's degree and want to teach, the licensure and master's program (LAMP) at The University of Toledo is a perfect choice. 

LAMP's accredited one- and two-year teacher licensure and master's degree programs are intentionally structured to prepare adult learners who already have degrees in specific content areas, such as science or English, to be successful Ohio educators. 

LAMP Early Childhood Education

LAMP Foreign Language Education

LAMP Middle Childhood Education

LAMP Music Education

LAMP Adolescent to Young Adult

LAMP Special Education

LAMP Visual Arts

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS


Master Of Education in Special Education (100% online Option)

The Master’s degree in Special Education allow students to choose among a focus in special education in the areas of early intervention, preschool special needs, high incidence conditions (e.g. learning disability, mental retardation, emotional disturbance), severe disabilities (e.g. physical, cognitive and social-emotional), transition, and behavior disorders. This graduate program can be linked to teacher certification requirements in Ohio and Michigan.

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SPECIAL EDUCATION - LICENSURE ALTERNATIVE MASTER’S PROGRAM (LAMP)

The Licensure Alternative Masters Program (LAMP) in Special Education is designed for the student who already holds a baccalaureate degree in a major other than education and wants to become a licensed teacher in the State of Ohio . The program provides coursework that will lead toward the initial four year residence teacher license in Intervention Specialist and, at the same time, meet the requirements for a Masters Degree in Education.

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EDUCATION SPECIALIST DEGREE

The education specialist degree (Ed.S.) in Special Education prepares instructional and administrative leaders to improve engagement, effectiveness, and the quality of learning in elementary and secondary schools. Requiring a minimum of 32 hours beyond the master’s degree.

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Doctoral Degree in Special Education (100% Online Option)

Courses provide critical training in the intellectual pursuit of advanced knowledge. A Ph.D. degree prepares the graduate for academic and administrative positions in educational institutions and social service agencies.

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TRANSITION TO WORK ENDORSEMENT (100% Online)

The Transition-to-Work (TTW) endorsement program is designed for teachers who are licensed as intervention specialists in special education or as vocational educators.

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PRESCHOOL SPECIAL NEEDS ENDORSEMENT (100% Online)

Preschool Special Needs Endorsement (PSNE) program is designed around the competencies identified by the Ohio Board of Regents/Department of Education. The online PSNE provides teachers with the foundational courses and field experiences necessary to work effectively and successfully with preschool aged children with disabilities in a variety of settings.

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Last Updated: 9/14/21