Graduate Studies

Department of Teacher Education COVID-19 Temporary Contact Information

Due to the COVID-19 closures the EDT department staff and faculty will be working remotely for the foreseeable future.

If you have questions please see below for the appropriate contact information. Email is the preferred way of communication.
Office hours are still 8:00am to 5:00pm.

EDT COVID-19 Temporary Contact Information




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Christina Schrodt




Cheryl Birkenhauer




Lisa Portwood




Cathy Moore

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The Department of Teacher Education offers a wide variety of graduate courses, workshops and masters programs to K-12 professionals, designed to meet the challenges of 21st century teaching and learning. We will assist you in reaching initial teacher licensure, add important credentials to your current teaching license (such as the Reading endorsement), or advance in your career as a transformative teacher-leader.

You will be taught by our highly regarded faculty, and benefit from the small classes, personal attention, and interaction with faculty for which Miami is known.

Our programs are offered in a variety of formats and locations, including both online and hybrid (a combination of face-to-face and online). Many courses and workshops are available at Miami’s Voice of America Learning Center, conveniently located off I-75 in West Chester, providing easy access to educators in Southwest Ohio.

Masters Programs


Prepares P-12 teachers to successfully engage English Language Learners (ELLs) in a teaching capacity. The courses emphasize real-world understanding of the cultural and language development issues facing ELLs, their families and their teachers in schools.
Provides the very latest in best practices for working with struggling readers, including a supervised practicum. It also provides insights into cultural and linguistic factors that affect literacy development, and research practices that inform assessment and instructional design.


The Department of Teacher Education has been authorized to nominate a limited number of persons for graduate assistantships, subject to the approval of the Graduate School.  These assistantships are awarded to students by the Graduate School upon the nomination of the Department.

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The Teacher Education Access at Miami (TEAM) Scholarship provides a 50% discount on graduate tuition and fees for Ohio PreK-12 Educators.
Miami University’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, engineering, and mathematics majors and professionals to become secondary mathematics and science teachers.

Admission Requirements

  • Acceptance by the Graduate School
  • Program Admission Requirements
    • Essay
    • Resume
    • Two recommendations
    • GRE (*MAT applicants only)
    • TOEFL (if English is not your native language)
    • AL on OPI (MAT Foreign Language except Latin)

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