**Specialized degree in Curriculum and Instruction
The English Education programs at Virginia Tech meld traditional issues of teaching writing, language and literature with newly emerging practices and research in adolescent literacy, new literacies, multimodal technologies and teaching and learning in 21st century classrooms. The English Education program offers:
- A graduate licensure program in which students earn a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction with a postgraduate professional license for English (grades 6-12).
- A Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction for practicing/inservice teachers.
- A PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in English Education.
Accreditation and Membership
NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English)