University of Cincinnati is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes University of Cincinnati to offer field placement components for specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, Washington 98504-3430.
Teacher Education: The following programs are not intended to lead to teacher certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether their program may qualify for salary advancement.
- Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (General Studies)
- Master of Education in Medical Education (Curriculum & Instruction)
- Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Medical Education (Curriculum & Instruction)
- Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Adult/International TESOL
- Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Postsecondary Literacy Instruction
The following teacher education programs are approved for Ohio licensure only.
- Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education
- Bachelor of Science in Education, Early Childhood Education
- Master of Education in Educational Leadership
- Master of Education in Literacy and Second Language Studies
- Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Gifted Education
- Post-baccalaureate Certificate in PreK-12 Reading Instruction
- Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL)
- Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Teacher Leader
Eligibility for initial teacher education in Washington is based on completion of a state approved educator preparation program. Even though you may be residing in Washington while in this program, your application for educator certification in Washington will be processed as an out-of-state application. Go to http://pathway.pesb.wa.gove/outofstate for more information. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether their program may qualify for teacher advancement.
Nursing: "The University of Cincinnati is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission to provide practice experiences in the state of Washington for Adult Gerontology Primary Care, FNP, Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Educator graduate certificate, Nurse Midwifery, Psychiatric NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP post-Master's certificate and Women's Health NP programs.”
It is the responsibility of the Washington State students to secure a site for any required field placement component (externships, internships, clinical training, practicums, etc.)