Education and Human Services Advising Office

Licensure Tests & Applications

If you are earning a State of Ohio Teaching License, you must apply for it after you have completed all program and portfolio requirements, undergone a criminal background check, and passed the required state licensure examinations. 

Licensure Applications

All requests for a new credential must be completed on-line through the Ohio Department of Educations (ODE) website. Information regarding the on-line application process can be found at Apply online at
After visiting this website if you still have questions regarding the on-line application process, please contact:
CSU Education Student Service Center at 216-687-4625.

Licensure Exam Information

Need help navigating the licensure application process? 
Click on the Licensure Info Handout to get all of your questions answered.

Ohio Assessment for Educators

Visit the Ohio Assessment for Educators website for registration, test dates, study guides, and test materials.  Test sites have reopened since closing in early spring due to COVID_19.  

Click here for the Ohio Licensure Test Requirements

Foreign/World Language Teacher Candidates

Candidates planning to teach foreign languages must take special tests of oral and written ability in the target language. See the link below for information about required examinations for foreign languages.