teacher education

educating future teachers with purpose & passion

why choose ud teacher education?


hours of clinical experience our students receive


success rate for our undergraduate program alumni


graduates who pass ohio's licensing exam on the first try

about teacher education

as a teacher education student at the university of dayton, you'll prepare to be an educator at the early, middle or secondary grade level.

we take pride in our students' ability to build learning communities through hands-on educational experiences and practical implementation of the curriculum. you'll learn not only from your professors, but from your classmates and your own students to become an outstanding educator.

whether you're pursuing one of our seven undergraduate degree programs to begin your journey, one of our eight graduate degree programs to advance your career, or our variety of certificates and endorsements, you'll receive the leadership skills necessary to change lives through education and learning.

high school students: visit us

are you a high school student interested in visiting the university of dayton school of education and health sciences? submit a visit request form (link below) or call us at 937-229-3146.

during your visit, you can learn more about the academic programs available in the department of teacher education, meet our faculty, observe a class and even shadow a current student.

submit a visit request form
teaching english to speakers of other languages

do you have a passion for teaching english to speakers of other languages? a tesol certificate or endorsement could be the right choice for you.

learn more about your options and decide which program is right for you.

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nationally ranked programs & degrees
the university of dayton department of teacher education is proud to offer multiple nationally ranked programs and degrees.
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department of teacher education

fitz hall
300 college park
dayton, ohio 45469 - 2966