The School of Education's online and hybrid degree programs offer students the same high-quality experience and personal attention that characterize our on-campus programs. Using advanced learning technologies and taught by regular School of Education faculty, these programs allow working professionals to attain graduate degrees in education and counseling while continuing to work full-time and without relocating to Williamsburg.
Online Counseling Programs
Our CACREP-accredited Online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counseling offers concentrations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and Military & Veterans Counseling. Taught by the same faculty who lead our on-campus program, our online degrees offer students the same rigor and excellence in a more flexible format. With a special focus on social justice, students in our online programs gain the skills, confidence and experience to enter the field as highly competent counseling professionals.
Executive Ed.D. Programs
Designed for practicing and aspiring educational leaders, our executive programs allow educators to earn a doctorate in educational leadership in as few as three years. The program combines online coursework with short on-campus residencies to give students the flexibility to continue working as they study. The Executive Ed.D. in Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership offers concentrations in gifted administration, higher education administration, international school leadership and K-12 administration.
Graduate Certificate - Gifted Education
Gain the skills and knowledge to support gifted learners in K-12 classrooms. Whether you're seeking to add an endorsement in gifted education or simply wish to better understand the unique learning needs of gifted and talented students, our topics of study include cognitive and developmental theories of giftedness; techniques and strategies for supporting gifted students academically, socially and emotionally; and differentiation of classroom instruction for gifted learners.
M.Ed. - Educational Leadership PK-12 Leadership &
Post-Professional Certificate - Educational Leadership PK-12 Leadership
Build a strong foundation in leadership and organizational dynamics, as well as professional competencies of successful K-12 administrators. Gain confidence to be a bold and transformative leader in education and create a culture of change that promotes personal and professional growth of all school community members.
Post-Professional Certificate - Reading Specialist
Ensuring that all students develop high levels of literacy requires schools to make a concerted, coordinated effort to improve students' proficiency as readers, writers, and critical and creative thinkers. Literacy leaders are master teachers who provide essential leadership for the school's overall literacy program and play a key role in leading and supporting teachers to become more effective practitioners in literacy teaching.