Patton College of Education Online Programs
The Patton College of Education offers a full slate of online bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, certificates and endorsements that empower you to advance personally and professionally from the convenience of your own home. Check out our nationally recognized online programs that bring Ohio University to you, no matter where you are.
The equine program offers core courses to form a solid foundation in the basics of equine studies. Students may then select from two tracks to specifically tailor the program to their needs and interests. The two tracks include Commercial Equine Business Management and Equine Studies.
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 can transfer those courses to Ohio University and build customer service skills into a Bachelor of Applied Science in Customer Service Leadership.
The online Hospitality Management major leads to a Bachelor of Applied Human and Consumer Sciences degree. The program prepares individuals to expand their career options in hospitality and tourism, or to advance in their current jobs and secure better opportunities in the field.
The Human Services major leads to a Bachelor of Applied Human and Consumer Sciences. Students will learn skills and competencies including customer and personal services, societal trends and influences, group behavior and dynamics, diversity issues, ethnicity, and culture. Possible careers include Human Service Assistants in settings such as residential facilities and community agencies. Work environments may be home-, school- or community-based. Graduates are prepared to enter master’s programs such as counseling, social work, and psychology.
Adding this affordable endorsement to 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 ability to hire teachers from outside the state of Ohio.
This program is designed to expose participants to real-world theoretical and practical instruction and experiences in education public policy leadership studies. One year of fully online study culminates with a three-day networking residency in Washington, D.C.
This stackable program can help meet your learning design needs, whether you’re looking to add an endorsement to your teaching license, simply want to earn a certificate, or are interested in exploring computer education and technology at the master's level.
- Instructional Design Certificate
- Computer/Technology Endorsement
- Master's in Computer Education and Technology
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 this program can strengthen their knowledge, skills and dispositions in instruction, curriculum design, and evaluation.
The Master's in Coaching Education program provides students with cutting-edge coaching pedagogy and practical experience to pursue a coaching career in youth sports, interscholastic or intercollegiate athletics, and Olympic or professional sports. We offer four tracks to meet your coaching needs. The two fully online tracks are listed here:
This 100% online master's program advances the skills of administrators in higher education in a cohort format. The curriculum offers meaningful knowledge and skills through a schedule that enables employed individuals to take courses at the times and locations that are most convenient for them.
The faculty within this advanced master's program work to help licensed teachers further their knowledge and understanding of language and reading development, teach K–12 reading, 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.
There is a growing demand for working professionals in academia and industry who can rigorously integrate qualitative and quantitative research methods and data to address complex issues. The Certificate in Mixed Methods Research is designed to prepare students to become an effective user who can utilize mixed methods in practice.
The Reading Endorsement enhances your knowledge and instructional skill in reading and writing beyond the foundation required of beginning teachers. These graduate courses may be used to renew your teaching license, or can be used as part of a Master's in Reading Education.
The focus of the Special Education program centers on the delivery of quality services within limited resource environments. There are three different master's degrees in special education with eligibility for Ohio teacher licensure as an Intervention Specialist, including Early Childhood, Mild to Moderate and Moderate to Intensive. Just looking for an endorsement to add to your license? Check out the PKSN program to acquire advanced knowledge and skills to enhance the early educational opportunities for preschool children with special needs. You can also consider the STEM+ for ALL Teaching Fellowship.