All Teacher Licensure Programs at University of Lynchburg are accredited and approved by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). Our programs include approved professional courses which lead to a Virginia teaching license.
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|
Teacher Certification by State
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 requirements, which include:
- Passing required tests
- Completing student teaching: apply for student teaching at University of Lynchburg
For complete Virginia Department of Education regulations regarding licensure, see Virginia Division of Teacher Licensure Programs.
If you are seeking post-bachelor’s coursework in order to fulfill Virginia licensure requirements, consider completing our MEd in Curriculum & Instruction degree.