The licensure requirements per undergraduate program are listed in the table below.
|Program||Requirements for Licensure|
|Elementary||Interdisciplinary Teacher Education degree|
|Special Education||Interdisciplinary Teacher Education degree|
|Secondary Education||Degree in Your Chosen Subject Area|
Alternative licensure provides the opportunity for individuals who have not completed a teacher education program to become licensed to teach.
To attain licensure through this method, you must meet the current requirements, which include:
- Passing required tests
- Completing student teaching: apply for student teaching at Lynchburg College
For complete Virginia Department of Education regulations regarding licensure, see Virginia Division of Teacher Licensure Programs.
If you are taking coursework in order to fulfill licensure requirements, consider completing our MEd in Curriculum & Instruction degree.