Teaching Degrees

Nationally recognized teaching degree programs

Our nationally recognized teaching degree programs are designed to prepare you to meet the challenges of today’s elementary, middle and high schools.

At the School of Education and Human Development, you can learn from nationally renowned faculty, and participate in a range of clinical experience to be ready and confident for your teaching position.

Graduates from the School of Education and Human Development's degree programs enjoy an excellent job placement rate and quickly become teacher leaders in their schools and school divisions.

Teacher Education's Impact

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Unlocking the Mysteries of Autism

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Teaching Tolerance

A School of Education and Human Development alumna was recently selected for a Teaching Tolerance Excellence Award

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Program Details

Accreditation Information

The Curry MT program aims to prepare teachers who exemplify best practices in connecting content, practice and research to foster academic, social, and emotional development in students with diverse backgrounds and diverse needs.  Our graduates use data and reflection in their instructional decision-making so that their impact on student learning is meaningful and measurable.  It is awarded TEAC accreditation by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of seven years, from April, 2015 and April, 2022.  The accreditation does not include individual education courses that the EPP offers to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes.
The Virginia Department of Education (http://www.doe.virginia.gov) lists the University of Virginia as an approved educator preparation program in the above endorsement areas.

  • Public Professional Licensure Disclosures

    As a member of the State Authorizations Reciprocity Agreement, the University of Virginia (UVA) is authorized to provide curriculum in a distance learning environment to students located in all states in the United States except for California. (34 CFR 668.43(a)(6)& 34 CFR 668.72(n)).

    Upon completion of the Master of Teaching program at the UVA School of Education and Human Development, graduates may be eligible for initial professional licensure in another U.S. state by applying to the licensing board or agency in that state. Please visit the University’s state authorization web pages to make an informed decision regarding which states’ educational requirements for initial licensure are met by this program. (668.43(a)(5) (v)(A) - (C))

    Enrolled students who change their current (or mailing) address to a state other than Virginia should update this information immediately in the Student Information System as it may impact their ability to complete internship, practicum, or clinical hours, use Title IV funds, or meet licensure or certification requirements in the new state. (34 CFR 668.402).