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Ohio University is OPEN. West Green is under a boil order until further notice.

Boil order: West Green and Convocation Center. The rest of the Athens Campus is NOT affected. More Information

Teacher Certification for SLP

Students are eligible to obtain a teaching certificate from the state of Ohio through our program by doing the following:

  • Satisfy specific course requirements at the undergraduate/graduate levels.
  • Successfully complete a student teaching externship
  • Obtain a Master's Degree from the Communication Sciences and Disorders program.
  • Complete the application requirements for teacher licensure.

Students should inquire with other state departments of education to learn of their requirements for teacher licensure.

Coursework Requirements for Teacher Licensure
Language Development - CSD 3100 or equivalent
Child Development - PSY 2410, EDEC 1600, or equivalent
Exceptional Children – EDSP 2710 or PSY 3430 or EDSP 5700 or equivalent
SLP in Public Schools - CSD 6190 or equivalent