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Program Description

Community Counseling (Offered at Norfolk Naval Base)
This is an accelerated program designed for students interested in community counseling and family service agencies. Teacher certification is not required, applicable or available. Refer to the Graduate School for application deadlines for fall, spring and summer admissions.

School Counseling PreK-12
This program is designed for applicants wishing to become school counselors (not agency-based counselors) in Pre-Kindergarten through grade twelve. Applicants may be admitted for enrollment in the fall and spring terms.

Administration and Supervision PreK-12
The Administration and Supervision PreK-12 program is geared toward teachers wishing to become an administrator in PreK-12 settings. Teachers must have at least three years of full-time teaching and a full not provisional teaching license. Applicants must provide a copy of their Teacher’s License when applying as well as three performance evaluations. Forms are available through the Graduate School or the Department of Secondary Education and School Leadership. Applicants may be admitted for enrollment in the fall and spring terms.

Master of Arts in Teaching - Secondary Education                   Is an initial teacher certification program which enables its candidates to receive a Master's degree and certification in a subject content area and be qualified to each in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Master of Arts in Subject Area Concentration (MASAC)
This program is designed for teachers pursuing their Master’s degree as well as interested in re-certification in their content area. Applicants must submit a copy of their teaching license as well as complete the Certificate of Preliminary Endorsement Form.