School of Education
Virginia Tech’s School of Education is a global catalyst for individual and social transformation through education, applied research, and advocacy. With programs for prospective teachers, educational leaders, school counselors and mental health clinicians, future faculty, and higher education administrators and student affairs professionals, can find your own pathway to contribute to the greater good.
If you feel called to make a difference in the world, it won’t be long before you’re calling the VT School of Education your new academic home!
~ $ 18 million
in Externally Funded
Doctoral Students to
M.A. or M.S. + Teacher Licensure = higher starting salary
Teacher Prep Grads
accepting teaching positions
Teachers continuing in profession through 2nd year
WHO WE ARE
We are servant leaders.
We are committed to Virginia Tech's Motto, "Ut Prosim" (That I May Serve). We work with partners in education, counseling and community mental health, business, and industry to meet the needs of our region and beyond.
What we Do
We are teacher-scholars.
We are committed to high-impact undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education practices. We pursue rigorous and active programs of research designed to build knowledge and make a positive difference in our communities of practice and the world.
Why we do this
We are champions of lifelong learning, diversity, equity, and social justice.
We are committed to research and practice that challenges the status quo, includes the voices and experiences of underrepresented populations, and expands opportunity and access to ongoing learning and the improved health and well-being of all.
Curriculum and Instruction
The Curriculum and Instruction program area offers undergraduate and graduate degrees that lead to teacher licensure, advanced educational specialist credentials in reading/literacy, and faculty careers in teacher education and allied fields.
The areas of specialty educational research programs prepare graduate students for careers in educational psychology, foundations of education, and educational research.
The Professional Studies program area provides graduate degree programs in counselor education, educational leadership and policy studies, and higher education administration and student affairs.