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University of West Alabama

Bachelor Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Development Website

The University of Iowa

Master Master of Arts in Teaching, Leadership, and Cultural Competency Website

Purdue University

Master Online MS in Education Website

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Master Master of Administrative Science Website

Eastern Oregon University

Bachelor Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Website
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If you're interested in becoming a licensed teacher and teaching in one of the many schools in Virginia, you'll need to complete a bachelor's degree teaching program, at the very least, or a teaching preparation program.

Below is an overview of what Virginia has to offer for educational programs at some of the top colleges in the state.

  • 101 teaching programs in Virginia accredited by CAEP
  • 22 CAEP-accredited Bachelor's degrees
  • 46 CAEP-accredited Master's degrees in Virginia

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Eastern Oregon University

Bachelor Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Website

University of West Alabama

Master Education Specialist: Teacher Leader Website

Winthrop University

Master Master of Arts in Arts Administration Website

University of West Alabama

Master Master of Arts in Teaching Website
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School Level Program Admissions

University of West Alabama

Bachelor Bachelor of Science Early Childhood Development Website

The University of Iowa

Master Master of Arts in Teaching, Leadership, and Cultural Competency Website

Purdue University

Master Online MS in Education Website

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Master Master of Administrative Science Website

Eastern Oregon University

Bachelor Bachelor in Early Childhood Education Website

University of West Alabama

Master Education Specialist: Teacher Leader Website

Winthrop University

Master Master of Arts in Arts Administration Website

University of West Alabama

Master Master of Arts in Teaching Website

George Mason University

Master Master of Education in Special Education Website
CAEP Accredited Teaching Programs

List of CAEP-Accredited Teaching Degrees in Virginia

Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg
CAEP
  • Bachelors in Special Education CEC
George Mason University
Fairfax
CAEP
  • Masters in Administration and Supervision PreK-12 ELCC
  • Masters in Early Childhood Special Education CEC
  • Post Bachelors in Early/Primary Education PreK-3 NAEYC
  • Post Bachelors in Elementary Education PreK-6 ACEI
  • Masters in Elementary Education PreK-6 (International) ACEI
  • Post Bachelors in English as a Second Language TESOL
  • Masters in ESL PK-12 TESOL
  • Masters in FASTTRAIN ESL TESOL
  • Masters in Foreign Language ACTFL
  • Bachelors in Health and Physical Education NASPE
  • Post Bachelors in Reading Specialist ILA
  • Specialist or C.A.S. in School Psychology NASP
  • Endorsement only in Secondary English NCTE
  • Post Bachelors in Secondary English NCTE
  • Endorsement only in Secondary History and Social Science NCSS
  • Endorsement only in Secondary Mathematics NCTM
  • Post Bachelors in Secondary Science NSTA
  • Post Bachelors in Special Education Adapted Curriculum K-12 CEC
  • Post Bachelors in Special Education General Curriculum K-12 CEC
  • Post Bachelors in Special Education Visual Impairment PreK-12 CEC
James Madison University
Harrisonburg
CAEP
  • Masters in Middle School Education AMLE
  • Masters in Reading Specialist ILA
  • Specialist or C.A.S. in School Psychology NASP
  • Masters in Secondary Education 6-12 English NCTE
  • Masters in Secondary Education 6-12 Social Studies NCSS
Liberty University
Lynchburg
CAEP
  • Doctorate in Administration ELCC
  • Masters in Administration ELCC
  • Specialist or C.A.S. in Administration ELCC
  • Bachelors in Elementary Education ACEI
  • Masters in Elementary Education ACEI
  • Masters in Reading Specialist ILA
  • Bachelors in Special Education CEC
  • Masters in Special Education CEC
Longwood University
Farmville
CAEP
  • Masters in Administration and supervision preK-12 ELCC
  • Masters in Elementary Education PK-6 Graduate ACEI
  • Bachelors in Elementary Education PK-6 Undergraduate ACEI
  • Bachelors in English NCTE
  • Bachelors in History and Social Sciences NCSS
  • Masters in Library media preK-12 ALA
  • Bachelors in Mathematics NCTM
  • Bachelors in Middle Education 6-8 AMLE
  • Bachelors in Physical Education NASPE
  • Masters in Reading specialist ILA
  • Bachelors in Secondary Science NSTA
  • Masters in Special Education General Curriculum K-12 CEC
Old Dominion University
Norfolk
CAEP
  • Masters in Educational Leadership (Masters) ELCC
  • Specialist or C.A.S. in Educational Leadership for Educational Specialist ELCC
  • Masters in Elementary (5th year) ACEI
  • Masters in Elementary Education (Masters) ACEI
  • Post Bachelors in Elementary Education (Post Bac licensure only) ACEI
  • Bachelors in English/Language Arts (Baccalaureate) NCTE
  • Masters in English/Language Arts (Masters) NCTE
  • Post Bachelors in English/Language Arts (Post Bac licensure only) NCTE
  • Bachelors in Foreign Language (Baccalaureate) ACTFL
  • Post Bachelors in Foreign Languge (Post Bac licensure only) ACTFL
  • Masters in History and Social Studies Masters MS.ED NCSS
  • Post Bachelors in History and Social Studies Post-Bacc NCSS
  • Bachelors in History and Social Studies Undergraduate NCSS
  • Masters in Library Media Specialist (Masters) ALA
  • Bachelors in Mathematics (Baccalaureate) NCTM
  • Masters in Mathematics (Masters) NCTM
  • Post Bachelors in Mathematics (Post Bac licensure only) NCTM
  • Masters in Middle School Education (Masters) AMLE
  • Post Bachelors in Middle School Education (Post Bac licensure only) AMLE
  • Masters in Reading Specialist (Masters) ILA
  • Post Bachelors in Reading Specialist (Post Bac licensure only) ILA
  • Bachelors in Science (Baccalaureate) NSTA
  • Masters in Science (Masters) NSTA
  • Post Bachelors in Science (Post Bac licensure only) NSTA
  • Post Bachelors in Special Education Adapted Curriculum (Post-Baccalaureate) CEC
  • Post Bachelors in Special Education Early Childhood (Post-Baccalaureate) CEC
  • Masters in Special Education General Curriculum (Masters) CEC
  • Post Bachelors in Special Education General Curriculum (Post-Baccalaureate) CEC
  • Bachelors in Technology Education (Baccalaureate) ITEEA/CTTE
  • Masters in Technology Education (Masters) ITEEA/CTTE
Radford University
Radford
CAEP
  • Bachelors in Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary Studies with Virginia Licensure in Hearing Impairment PreK-12 CEC
  • Bachelors in K12 Physical and Health Education NASPE
  • Masters in M.S. in Special Education, Early Childhood Special Education CEC
  • Masters in Master of Science in Special Education: General and Adapted Curriculum, K-12, 5 year program CEC
  • Masters in Master of Science in Special Education: General Curriculum, K-12 CEC
  • Masters in Master of Science Special Education with Virginia Licensure in Hearing Impairment PreK-12 CEC
  • Specialist or C.A.S. in School Psychology NASP
  • Masters in Secondary English Education Graduate NCTE
  • Bachelors in Secondary English Education Undergraduate NCTE
The College of William and Mary
Williamsburg
CAEP
  • Specialist or C.A.S. in School Psychology NASP
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond
CAEP
  • Masters in Educational Leadership Masters ELCC
  • Post Masters in Educational Leadership-Post-Masters ELCC
  • Masters in Elementary Education ACEI
  • Masters in Mathematics NCTM
  • Masters in Reading Education ILA
  • Post Masters in Reading Education ILA
  • Masters in Special Education General Education CEC
  • Masters in Special Education-Adapted Curriculum CEC
  • Masters in Special Education-Early Childhood Special Education CEC
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Blacksburg
CAEP
  • Masters in Foreign Language Education ACTFL
Virginia State University
Petersburg
CAEP
  • Masters in Education Administration and Supervision ELCC
  • Doctorate in Educational Administration and Supervision ELCC
  • Bachelors in Elementary Education ACEI
  • Bachelors in Special Education General Curriculum K-12 CEC
  • Masters in Special Education General Curriculum K-12 CEC

Online Teaching Degrees in Virginia

Old Dominion University has a wide selection of online teaching programs. Students can choose from certificate programs in autism spectrum disorders or online teaching for K-12 teachers; bachelor degrees in elementary education disciplinary studies, special education, or occupational studies; or master degrees in educational leadership, instructional design & technology, career & technical education teaching, or special education.

George Mason University offers several options in online learning. While they don’t offer online bachelor degree programs, they do offer master degrees in educational leadership, curriculum & instruction, educational leadership-mathematics specialist, and special education with an emphasis in applied behavior analysis.

The curriculum & instruction program offers seven areas of concentration. GMU also offers online graduate certificates in literacy, autism spectrum disorders, gifted child education, integration of online learning into schools, and teaching English as a second language. The curriculum & instruction online program at the University of Virginia has concentrations in reading or instructional technology.

VA Teacher Certification & Specializations

Averett University offers certification programs in the following areas: PK-12 education; elementary PK-6; secondary education 6-12; health and physical education PK-12; mathematics 6-12; biology 6-12; visual arts 6-12; and English 6-12, among others.

Endorsement programs in post-baccalaureate elementary education; school librarianship; and post-baccalaureate special education are offered at Old Dominion University. ODV also has a special education licensure program offered through distance learning. UV offers an add-on endorsement of early childhood education for three and four-year olds; this option is available to students in the elementary education undergraduate program.

Virginia Teacher Certification & Specializations

UIS offers an educational leadership administrative certification program. Individuals who hold non-teaching bachelor degrees can obtain their teaching license with the non-degree certification program offered at Chicago State University. Concordia University offers certification programs in ESL, ESL and bilingual, special education, reading, technology specialist, secondary education and school counseling. These are Master of Arts programs that provide the student with certification in that specific area upon successful completion of all program requirements.

Bachelor’s in Education Degrees in Virginia

Bachelor degree programs in elementary education, English education, foreign & Latin language, social studies education, health & physical education, and special education are a few of the many offerings at the University of Virginia main campus. Students in these programs can also earn endorsements in early childhood, English as a second language, mathematics – Algebra I, and gifted education. UV also offers undergraduate programs in kinesiology and speech pathology/audiology.

Averett University has a 5-year dual-degree program that allows the student to earn a bachelor degree in education and a Master of Education degree. This program prepares students for licensure in elementary education PK-6; special education general curriculum PK-12; and a dual license in special education PK-12 and general curriculum PK-6.

Master’s in Education Degrees in VA

George Mason University offers master degree programs in teaching, educational leadership, elementary education PK-6, English as a second language, mathematics education leadership, and special education. The Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning program at GMU offers more than 15 areas of concentration. They also offer an 18-credit graduate certificate in college teaching. Old Dominion University also offers a variety of master degree teaching programs.

GMU also has graduate certificates in educational leadership, early childhood education, college teaching, gifted child education, secondary education 6-12, and literacy and reading. This certificate programs are for licensed teachers interested in obtaining additional certifications.

The University of Virginia offers a Master of Teaching program that offers twelve different tracks; a Master of Education program with 18 tracks; and a dual-degree program that allows students to earn a Bachelor of Science and Master of Teaching degree in five years.