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Patton College of Education

The Patton College prepares educators, practitioners and human service professionals to be leaders. Education is front and center in our name, but it’s leadership that’s at the core of everything we do. In our 136-year history, we’ve built a nationally recognized model of educating and supporting students. Whether you want to be a teacher in the classroom or an inspiration in the field, our programs will prepare you to be forever ready—ready to lead, challenge, improve and answer the call. 

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US News Best Online Master's Programs in Education #60 and Best Graduate Programs in Education #89


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US News & World Report Badge - Best Online Programs Veterans Bachelors Programs 2022
Ohio University has updated its Parental Leave Program to better assist OHIO’s benefits-eligible faculty, administrators and bargaining unit staff.
Ohio University has been named one of “America’s Best Midsize Employers” in 2024 by Forbes, ranking ninth among public universities that were included in the list.
Ohio University welcomes proposals for the third annual Place-Based Teaching and Learning Symposium, which will take place Friday, April 5, 2024, in Schoonover Center on the Athens Campus.
Thursday, February 29 Patton College Uni-Tea Spring 2024 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM Gladys W. and David H. Patton Hall

The Patton College Uni-Tea occurs every Thursday afternoon during fall and spring classes from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. We'll mee...

Thursday, February 29 Study Away: Outdoor Leadership Expedition Info session 5:00 PM Gladys W. and David H. Patton Hall

REC 3240: Outdoor Leadership Expedition is a special study away experience available to any OHIO student who wishes to develop the...

Friday, March 1 Research Forum - Student Spotlight 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM Gladys W. and David H. Patton Hall

Dezere Martin, PhD student in Teacher Education, Curriculum and Instruction Title: Directions for New Research: Young Adolescent ...