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Initial Licensure

Earn your initial teaching license as a post-baccalaureate student


School of Education: (440) 826-2166, (440) 826-3779 (fax)
Admission Counselor: Winnie Gerhardt, (440) 826-8002,
Academic Advisor: Brandi Seither, (440) 826-2166,


The initial licensure program is designed for adults who have earned a bachelor's or advanced degree and now want to become a licensed teacher through the state of Ohio without completing a second bachelor's or master's degree. The initial licensure program is undergraduate coursework only and does not grant admission to the master's program.

Baldwin Wallace University also offers a license+master’s program for adults who are seeking an initial teaching license and also wish to earn the master of arts in education degree.   

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