Elementary Education - PreK-6 Post Baccalaureate Endorsement (Lic)
Program at a Glance
|Degree: Initial Licensure|
|Darden College of Education: Department of Teaching and Learning|
|Cost: Varies based on course level|
|Required: 28 credit hours minimum|
|Learning Environment: Online synchronousAccess course material online from any location and participate in regularly scheduled online class meetings., Practicum / InternshipA practicum or internship is a required part of this program., Online asynchronousAccess course material online from any location and complete coursework following a defined course schedule.|
This licensure-only program is designed for students who have a non-teaching Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and wish to qualify for a Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in PreK‐6 but who do not wish to complete a Master’s degree.
This approved teacher education licensure only program must be completed entirely to be recommended by Old Dominion University on the College Verification form for the Virginia teaching license.
A minimum of 28 credit hours are required; however, additional prerequisite and content course hours may be required. This licensure-only program includes both undergraduate and graduate level courses.
As part of the course work in this program, you must complete Advanced Classroom Management and Practicum, and the Teacher Candidate Internship.
More details can be found on the department's web page.
To enter this program, you must have a non-teaching Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
More admissions details can be found on the program's web page.
For more information on becoming a teacher, please contact Teacher Education Services and Advising at 757-683-6448 or https://www.odu.edu/tes.
Courses in this program are offered in these formats:
Online synchronous: Access course material online from any location and participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings.
Online Asynchronous: Access course materials online from any location. These courses require little to no synchronous (same-time) scheduled class meetings, but assignments and exams are scheduled by the instructor. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.
Practicum / Internship: A practicum or internship is a required part of this program.
- Teaching: Pre-school, Primary, Elementary
- Administration: Principalship, Superintendency
- Special Services: Guidance Counseling, School Psychology, School Social Work, Occupational and Physical Therapy, Audiology and Speech Pathology, Library/Information Services, Special Education, Curriculum Supervision, Subject Area Supervision
This program includes both undergraduate and graduate level courses. The rate per credit hour is different for each level.
|ODU Tuition Classification||Undergraduate||Graduate|
|Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile)||$316 per credit hour||$464 per credit hour|
|Students living outside of Virginia||$345 per credit hour||$501 per credit hour|
|Virginia residents without Virginia domicile||$874 per credit hour||$1160 per credit hour|
Rates are effective Fall 2015 and subject to change. Please visit ODU's main Admission & Financial Aid web site for complete tuition details, including fees and deadlines.
For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please click here.