Graduate Admissions

Master of Education, Post Baccalaureate Pathways

The College of Education offers seven Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs for adults who have earned a bachelor’s degree, may have some professional work experience, and want to obtain teaching credentials. This program is designed to meet the needs of adult learners, with courses offered in the evenings and/or offered in a blended or online format. The program of study combines course work and field experiences to prepare candidates for teacher licensure.

M.Ed., Post Baccalaureate Pathways

Graduate Admissions: Post Baccalaureate Pathways


Master of Education, Professional Development or Added Endorsements

The College of Education offers six Master of Education (M.Ed.) degrees for Professional Development or Added Endorsement is offered for practicing teachers who already possess initial licensure and is designed to provide opportunities for continuing professional development, master’s level licensure for teachers and other school personnel, or endorsements in teaching or administration. Students in these programs must possess a collegiate professional or postgraduate professional Virginia license.

M.Ed., Professional Development or Added Endorsements

Graduate Admissions: Professional Development or Added Endorsements


Graduate Endorsement and Certificate Programs

The College of Education offers three graduate endorsement and certificates for prospective students who possess both a bachelor’s degree and a valid Virginia collegiate professional or a postgraduate professional license.

 Graduate Endorsement and Certificate Programs

 Graduate Admissions: Graduate Endorsement and Certificate Programs

For any questions regarding graduate admissions, please contact:

Cris Hairston
Acting Associate Dean of Admissions
Phone: (540)654-1676
Email:  chairsto@umw.edu
Stafford South, Room 139