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Post-Baccalaureate Endorsement Elementary Education, Middle School (Grades 6-8) Post-Baccalaureate Endorsement

3101 Education Building

Judith Dunkerly-Bean, Graduate Program Director

This post-baccalaureate endorsement program in elementary education with a middle school concentration (grades 6-8) is designed for prospective teachers who want to obtain an initial middle school teaching license.  Available to students who have a non-teaching BS or BA degree or to those having a teaching license in another area and are seeking an additional teaching license; the program requires students to take courses that meet the Commonwealth of Virginia's stated academic competency requirements and leads to two undergraduate endorsement areas selected from the following:

Mathematics *23-29
English *21
Science *21
Social Studies *21
Education Courses taken at the graduate level38

 Minimum hours to satisfy requirement.

Please note:  Advisors in the Career and Advising Resource Center will evaluate an individual’s undergraduate transcript to determine which, if any, undergraduate academic content courses are needed to meet state requirements for licensure. No courses in the academic major classes in which the student has made below a C will be accepted toward licensure in the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies.