Why choose the Adolscent to Young Adult, Integrated Language Arts Program?
The graduate program is designed for three semesters [summer, fall, spring of full-time study and internship, requiring a Monday through Friday commitment. Applicants to the graduate program must have a bachelor’s degree, meet content requirements, pass state required content area licensure examinations, and meet all admission requirements.
Upon successfully completing the licensure portion of the program and passing licensure exams, candidates are eligible for a provisional Adolescent to Young Adult Education license in Integrated Language Arts.
- Wright State University Bachelor’s degree in English: Language Arts Education (i.e., Integrated Language Arts (ILA)
- Bachelor’s degree and C or better in undergraduate prerequisite English, education, and communication courses and field experiences
- 2.7 cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA
- C or better in prerequisite courses
- Passing scores on the Ohio Assessment for Educators exam for Integrated Language Arts: Adolescent / Young Adult
Licensure Only Candidates - Initial License and Additional License
Candidates who wish to complete licensure or endorsement requirements at the graduate level but do not wish to pursue a graduate degree may be admitted as licensure candidates with the permission of the department in which the programs are housed. Persons pursuing a teacher licensure program are required to complete the Ohio Department of Education prescribed exams for their intended area of licensure.
Licensure only candidates in Adolescent to Young Adult Education are typically currently licensed teachers who already hold a Master’s degree and only seek an additional license in Adolescent to Young Adult Education.
Candidates who are not currently licensed, and wish to be a licensure only candidate are required to complete the same admission criteria stated above.
Angela Beumer Johnson, Ph.D.
AYA: ILA Program Director
449 MIllett Hall
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