Programs of Study and Licensure

In Virginia, teacher education students in PreK-3, PreK-6, and special education licensure programs/endorsements get a liberal arts degree with licensure in PreK-3, PreK-6 or SpEd.

In secondary education licensure programs (6-12 and all grade PreK-12), students get a degree in a content area (biology, chemistry, English, math, etc.) with licensure in 6-12 or PreK-12.

Learn more about the licensure procedure or download our course catalog (PDF).

Program areas

Early/Primary Education (PreK-3)
Elementary Education (PreK-6)
Special Education (K-12): General Curriculum K-12
Secondary Education (6-12)

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • English
  • History and social science
  • Mathematics

All-Grade Education (PreK-12)

  • Art
  • English as a second language (ESL)
  • Foreign language: Spanish
  • Health and physical education
  • Music
  • Theater arts

Add-on endorsements

These areas of study may be selected along with any of the above listed programs:

  • Journalism