Professional Studies Courses

For provisionally licensed teachers

The School of Education offers online coursework designed to help provisionally-licensed teachers fulfill their professional studies course requirements. The courses meet the requirements set by the Virginia Department of Education for licensure in the following endorsement areas: Early/Primary and Elementary Education; Middle Education; and Secondary, K-12 and Special Education.

These courses are offered in a fully online format and last 7.5 weeks. 

Course Schedule

Summer 2021

  • CRIN 502: Human Development and Learning
  • CRIN 501: Foundation of Education and Teaching Profession

Fall 2021

  • CRIN 552: Assessment of and for Learning
  • CRIN 500: Classroom Behavior & Management 

Spring 2022 

  • CRIN 504: Curriculum & Instruction
  • CRIN 505: Language Acquisition
  • CRIN 503: Literacy in Content Areas (Secondary) 

Summer 2022

  • CRIN 506: Reading and Writing Development
How to Apply

If you are interested in taking a Professional Studies course, you'll first need to apply as a non-degree seeking student. Open dates for non-degree registration are listed on the School of Education's Academic Calendar

Tuition & Fees

View current tuition and fees. View payment methods available through the Student Accounts office. 

If you are a Virginia Resident and want to be considered for in-state tuition, be sure to answer Yes to the application question "Do you believe that you are an in-state Virginia domiciliary student."  If you select No, you will be charged out of state tuition.

Program Contact

Ting Huang
Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction