Jun 17, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2023 - 2024 
Graduate Catalog 2023 - 2024

Online Teaching Graduate Certificate

Admission Requirements

Students with a baccalaureate degree from a fully accredited college or university who have an Ohio teaching certificate or license, and who present satisfactory evidence of the ability to pursue graduate study can be considered for admission. Admission requirements include submission of:

  1. A completed application form.
  2. Official transcripts from all colleges/universities where degrees were previously received.
  3. Take the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and earn a score above the 50th percentile; students are exempt from these test requirements if:
  • Baccalaureate degree is less than six years old at time of application AND undergraduate cumulative grade point average was at least 2.75 out of 4.00;
  • OR Baccalaureate degree is six years old or older at the time of application and your cumulative grade point average was at least 3.00 out of 4.00;
  • OR student completes the equivalent of 12 semester hours of Cleveland State University graduate course work (including EDB 601) and receive a grade of B or better in each course.

Certificate Admission Requirements

Acceptance of a graduate certificate or graduate licensure applicant for admission is finalized by the Office of Graduate Admissions Processing after a recommendation for admission by the appropriate graduate committee is received in the Graduate Admissions Processing. Upon admission, graduate certificate and licensure students must meet with an advisor to prepare a program of study.