Do you have a desire to work with children? Do you have a passion for a subject and want to pass on this passion to children? Do you want to help educate future generations? If so, you may enjoy a career in education. The education program at UC Clermont provides you with a choice of grade level span and subject(s) to teach.
Education classes at UC Clermont have smaller class sizes which provide you with an interactive setting. The education program at UC Clermont provides you with hands-on experience observing, assisting, and teaching students at various levels. You will complete a minimum of 50 hours of experiential learning in various school settings. You will also build a foundational understanding of child development, theory, issues, and student diversity. Completion of the program provides you with an opportunity to pursue a teaching license at a four-year college/university or begin a career in the education field.
Pursuing a major in education provides multiple career options. Career options for students completing an associate degree may include teacher, child care director, training and development specialist, editor or grant writer, counselor, volunteer coordinator or disability specialist at schools, camps, zoos, musuems or parks.
Programs that Transition to UC
UC Clermont has education programs that transition into four-year programs at UC's College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services located on the Clifton campus. These prepare students to be licensed to teach in Ohio. Students may choose from the following education majors:
Pre-Middle Childhood Education
Programs that Transition to NKU
UC-Clermont also has programs that transfer specifically to four-year programs in Northern Kentucky University. These prepare students to be licensed to teach in Kentucky. It is possible to attend NKU and be licensed in Ohio, but students will need to meet Ohio licensing requirements. For details about Ohio licensing requirements, please contact UC's College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services at 513-556-2336. Students may choose from the following education majors: