The Department of Undergraduate Education at Mount St. Joseph University offers Adolescent to Young Adult Education Licensure programs to those who are interested in using their arts or sciences degree to teach at the 7th through 12th grade. The Adolescent to Young Adult Education licensure programs at the Mount are accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Approved Curriculum Guidelines, and approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE). Licensure is granted by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE).


At Mount St. Joseph University, teacher candidates must meet the Core Curriculum requirements of the University while completing prescribed course work in their major area of study. They also take a block of professional education courses that provide a strong framework in the philosophy, theory and practice of teaching. Teacher candidates are instructed in best practice according to the guidelines of the learned society for each discipline. The Adolescent to Young Adult Education Licensure programs offered at Mount St. Joseph University are:

  • Biology/Life Science
  • Chemistry
  • Integrated Language Arts
  • Integrated Math
  • Integrated Science
  • Integrated Social Studies