Overview of the Program

Students in this dual degree program complete a 5-year path to teacher licensure which will result in a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in Education with a concentration in Secondary Education in addition to the student being eligible for a Virginia Teaching License in grades 6-12. Students will major in their content area, minor in pre-professional Secondary Education and, upon graduation, apply to and enroll in the Master of Arts in Teaching during their 5th year.

Program Documents
Program Overview

Bachelor of Science/Arts (minimum 120 credits)

  • General Education Core (41-44 credits)
  • Content Area Major (36-60 credits)
  • Pre-professional Secondary Education Minor (23 credits)
  • BS or BA Degree Requirements (6-15 credits)

Master of Arts in Teaching (minimum 35 credits)

  • Foundations and teaching methods/pedagogy (12 credits)
  • Field experiences and student teaching (11 credits)
  • Theory, Diversity, and Differentiation (12 credits)
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