Hiram College

Education, Teacher Licensure

Traditional Undergraduate Major Only

Education - Teacher Licensure

Hiram's liberal arts curriculum ensures that students approach the education licensure majors with the professional preparation needed to move into a rewarding teaching career. The Education Department blends academic coursework in education theory with extensive field and clinical experiences. This combination of in-class learning and exposure to actual classroom settings prepares Hiram graduates for successful leadership in today's diverse school systems.

Program Highlights:

  • The Education Department at Hiram College is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org
  • Hiram College’s 12-3 academic calendar is unique to the nation and provides opportunities for intensive field and clinical experiences
  • Hiram College pass rates on educator license exams demonstrate our teacher candidates consistently rank among the top in the state
  • Graduates of the Education Department are proficient in technology integration and rate their preparation program above state average in using technology to enhance teaching and student learning

Other education options

Hiram College recognizes that while the traditional teaching license meets the interests of many students, others may wish to pursue a background in education that will allow them to teach in a wide variety of settings.

In addition to programs leading to teacher licensure, the Education Department at Hiram College offers a liberal arts major in educational studies. Both programs offer students the opportunity to engage in experiences that will prepare them for challenges faced by education and educators of the 21st century.


Roxanne Sorrick Headshot

Roxanne Sorrick, Ed.D.

Head of Teacher Education
Education Department Chair
Professor of Education