Teaching and Learning academic programs

Doctoral programs

Master’s programs

  • M.Ed. in adult learning (concentrations offered in adult literacy, human resource development, and teaching and learning with technology)
  • M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction (concentrations offered in instructional technology, online teaching and teaching and learning)
  • M.Ed. in reading (concentrations offered in K-12 reading specialist, reading with TESOL/adult, and reading with TESOL/K-12)
  • Master of Teaching (concentrations offered in a variety of elementary and secondary education areas)

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Post-master’s certificate programs


Five-year extended teacher preparation program

Our innovative five-year extended teacher preparation program allows students to receive both their bachelor’s degree as well as the Master of Teaching degree simultaneously. In order to qualify for this program, your bachelor’s degree major must match your M.T. concentration (for example, those pursuing the biology concentration for the M.T. degree must major in biology for their undergraduate work).

Those entering the early and elementary education concentration must enroll in VCU’s Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies with a liberal studies for early and elementary education major.


Financial assistance is available for highly qualified students accepted into our programs.

Funding for our M.T. degree for STEM fields is also available through our NOYCE program, a partnership between VCU, local community colleges and area school districts.