The Ohio State University at Marion

Education at Ohio State Marion

Paths to take with an Education degree...

Hannah Fuller ('18), 4th Grade Teacher at Buckeye Valley East Elementary School

The quality of the faculty and academics at Ohio State Marion gave Hannah Fuller the tools she needed to begin her career in teaching right out of college. The opportunities to be involved helped her grow into the person and the teacher she is today.


Brittany Lower ('19), 4th Grade Teacher at River Valley Elementary School

Attending college is about finding your path, your inspiration, and once you find that path arming yourself with the skill and know how to launch a lifelong career. Ohio State Marion education graduate Brittany Lower found that and more at Ohio State Marion. She is now imparting knowledge to a new group of fourth graders in the local community every year.


Kali Creasap ('11), Pre-School Teacher, Marion City Schools

Kali Creasap grew up in Marion, Ohio, attending and graduating from Marion City Schools. She made the choice of remaining in her hometown to pursue her education and now has a career in teaching that she is extremely passionate about. And much of the growth and discovery she needed to take that big step into her life and career are linked to her undergraduate educational experiences at Ohio State Marion.


About the Education major

The education program at The Ohio State University at Marion prepares future teachers for careers educating youth through the combination of a rigorous curriculum and a supportive social environment, students become scholars who investigate issues of learning and teaching in classrooms, schools, families, and other communities.

Ohio State Marion offers two bachelor's degrees with licensure, one in primary education (grades PK-5) and one in middle childhood education (grades 4-9). Our Bachelor of Science in Education Degree program prepares teachers to work in a diversity of settings—urban, rural, as well as suburban. A third bachelor’s degree program, child and youth studies, is a non-licensure degree. Students who are interested in making a positive impact in a community through education or who are committed to social justice and equal opportunity for all will find this coursework and field experiences instrumental in shaping their career path.