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Secondary Catholic Religion Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , OH,
Are you passionate about helping other people discover and deepen their faith? Our secondary Catholic religion education program prepares you to teach grades seven through 12 by pursuing in-depth studies in religion and education.

About

  • As a Catholic, Marianist institution, the University of Dayton seeks to collaborate with local Catholic churches and schools in providing creative ways to serve those pursuing a career in church ministry.
  • The Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Center for Catholic Education, Department of Religious Studies, Institute for Pastoral Initiatives, and School of Education and Health Sciences have worked together to provide options for those preparing to be high school religion teachers.
  • You can major in adolescence to young adult education and concentrate your studies in two areas — religious education and another field of your choice. Upon graduation, you will receive a teaching license from the state of Ohio for the area of concentration you selected, as well as a certificate to teach religion from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
  • You can major in adolescence to young adult education with religion as your sole teaching field. With this option, you focus on particular aspects of religion and Christianity. Upon graduation, you will receive a certificate to teach religion from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
  • You can major in religious studies with emphasis on Catholic schools, offered through the College of Arts and Sciences. Upon graduation, you will receive a certificate to teach religion from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
  • Regardless of which option you choose, you will gain hands-on classroom experience, learn theories and methods of education, and take religious studies content courses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • EDT 109Personal Aspects of Teaching
  • EDT 110The Profession of Teaching
  • EDT 110L The Profession of Teaching Laboratory
  • EDT 222Middle Childhood to Young Adult Development in a Diverse Society
  • EDT 222L Middle Childhood to Young Adult Development in a Diverse Society Laboratory
  • EDT 305Philosophy and History of American Education (Satisfies CAP Practical Ethical Action and Advanced Study in Philosophy)
  • EDT 331L Religion Methods Laboratory
  • EDT 338Teaching, Learning and Management
  • EDT 338L Teaching, Learning and Management Laboratory
  • EDT 340Educating Diverse Student Populations in Inclusive Settings (Satisfies CAP Integrative and Diversity and Social Justice)
  • EDT 340L Educating Diverse Student Populations in Inclusive Settings Laboratory
  • EDT 436AYA Capstone Course (Satisfies CAP Capstone)
  • EDT 459Critical Reading and Writing in the Content Area
  • EDT 475Student Teaching-Adolescence to Young Adult
  • MTH 114Contemporary Mathematics (Satisfies CAP Mathematics)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Undergraduate International AdmissionInternational students applying for first-year or transfer admission to the University of Dayton must submit the following documents:
  • Application, including the essay. International students may complete either the Application for Undergraduate Admission and Scholarship or the Common Application. There is no application fee.
  • Letter of recommendation.
  • Official copy of secondary transcripts (in language of original issue) of all previously attended secondary schools, including dates of attendance, all subjects studied, grades earned and marks achieved on examinations; any transcripts not issued in English should be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • TOEFL score (or equivalent).
  • F-1 and J-1 students must provide a letter of financial support and a bank statement showing sufficient funds to cover the first year of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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