At William & Mary, students have multiple paths to pursue to education...choose the one that works the best for you. No matter which option you choose, your coursework and field experiences will prepare you for the exciting field of education. Choose an option and make a difference by becoming a teacher.
If you don't decide until the spring of your junior year that you want to teach - don't worry - it's not too late. You can apply to the Five Year Bachelor's to Master's Degree Option. Applications are accepted as early as March 1 of the social junior year and must be received no later than October 1 just prior to your social senior year. You can choose Elementary, Secondary, ESL/Bilingual Education, or Special Education.
As an admitted student you will take 2 (or 3 courses for Special Education) during your senior year, and then elevate to the Master's program the summer following graduation. You will then be a full-time master's student in the Master of Arts in Education program.
If you find that a second major/curriculum, or even a few additional courses in education just won't fit into your undergrad schedule, you still have the option of applying to our Graduate Programs. The School of Education offers initial licensure programs in Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education.