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Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor's in Customer Service Leadership (BA6418)

The Customer Service Leadership degree is designed to build upon a student’s previous education and employment background. Students who have at least 60 semester hours at an accredited institution have the opportunity to transfer those courses into Ohio University and build customer service skills into a Bachelor of Applied Science in Customer Service Leadership. 

Bachelor's in Human Services (BA6326)

The Human Services major leads to a Bachelor of Applied Human and Consumer Sciences. This is a bachelor completion degree, appropriate for students who have earned an associate's degree as a 2 + 2 option and/or at least 60 semester hours at an accredited institution. Skill and competencies developed include: customer and personal services, societal trends and influences, group behavior and dynamics, diversity issues, ethnicity and culture. Career opportunities associated with the Human Services major include, but are not limited to, Human Service Assistants in settings such as residential facilities and community agencies. Work environments may be home, school, or community based. Degree holders are prepared to enter graduate programs such as Counseling, Social Work, and Psychology.

Graduate Programs


Blended Master's in Early Childhood and Special Education (ME6876)

The mission of the Dual Licensure Master’s Degree program in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) is to utilize most current adult learning principles to increase the quantity and quality of ECE/ECSE teachers, and to improve services and outcomes for children ages birth to 8 and their families.

Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement (ND8869)

The addition of the Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement to an Early Childhood licensure (age 3 to grade 3) provides school districts with greater staffing flexibility, Early Childhood teachers with additional teaching options, and facilitates the mobility of teachers into Ohio from other states.  At only $349/credit hour, it is an affordable way to increase your skills.

Educational Public Policy Certificate (ND9990)

Ohio University’s Patton College of Education, in collaboration with The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, is launching a one-year online Education Public Policy Leadership Certificate designed to expose participants to real-world theoretical and practical instruction and experiences in education public policy leadership studies.

Instructional Design Certificate (ND8164)

Higher education requires instructional design skills and experience to support faculty. K12 is following this trend and industry has long been at the forefront of integrating designed educational experiences into their training systems.

Master's in Curriculum and Instruction (ME6269)

The Master's in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for teachers and educators who have a teaching license or certificate in any content area or at any age/grade-band level. Teachers entering the C&I Master’s program at Ohio University can advance their knowledge, skills, and dispositions in instruction, curriculum design and evaluation.

Master's in Coaching Education (MS8160)

Success in sports is a moving target. To get ahead, you must commit to lifelong learning and continuous improvement. You must also strive to develop at a faster pace than your peers. Gain your competitive edge with a Master of Coaching Education from top-ranked Ohio University.

Master's in Coaching Education - Soccer Track (MS8163)

This unique degree program is delivered primarily in an online format with two face-to-face residencies. 

Master's in Coaching Education - Professional Tennis Management (MS6327)

This degree is designed to provide the most current information and research in the development of tennis coaches for every level of the sport and the latest in business aspects of event planning and revenue generation.  

Master's in Higher Education (MS6276)

The 100% online cohort masters curriculum prepares administrators in Higher Education. It offers meaningful knowledge and skills through an online delivery format. The schedule enables employed individuals to take courses at convenient times and locations as well as on-line.

Master's in Reading Education (ME6841)

The faculty within this advanced masters program work to help licensed teachers further their knowledge and understanding of language and reading development, teach reading across grades K–12, administer reading assessments and make data-driven decisions, work with other teachers and specialists to design appropriate reading instruction to meet the needs of all students, and develop and conduct original research to further their own learning.

Master's in Special Education (SPED) - Early Childhood, Mild to Moderate and Moderate to Intensive Tracks (ME6220, ME6236 or ME6237)

The focus of the Special Education program at Ohio University centers on the delivery of quality services within limited resource environments. 

Pre-Kindergarten Special Needs Endorsement (ND8925)

Early childhood teachers and intervention specialists will benefit from the PKSN program by acquiring advanced knowledge and skills to enhance the early educational opportunities for preschool children with special needs. 

Professional Development for Mentor Teachers (ND8170)

The Patton College of Education has developed six online professional development courses to support P-12 teachers who are currently hosting teacher candidates and/or interns in their classrooms, or who plan to do so in the near future. 

Reading Endorsement (ND8922)

The Reading Endorsement enhances your knowledge and instructional skill in reading and writing beyond the foundation required of beginning teachers. Courses are offered at the graduate level and may be used to renew your teaching license or can be used as part of a Master's in Reading Education.

Transition to Work Endorsement (ND9997)

Are you ready to help young people with disabilities to build successful, independent lives? The Transition to Work Endorsement is a 12 credit-hour non-degree program at Ohio University that prepares educators, special education administrators, vocational rehabilitation counselors, parents, and advocates  to meet the individualized needs of adolescents and young adults with disabilities as they transition from high school to college, careers, and community settings.