Applicants must meet several requirements:
1. Possess a B.A. or B.S. degree.
2. Meet the following pre-requisites or co-requisites:
EDHS Anatomy (3 cr.) -- fall
EDHS.1/EDHS.2 Teaching Team Sports OR EDHS 3610 Teaching Individual Sports/EDHS 3440 Teaching Games, Rhythms, Dance (2 cr.)
EDHS 4610 Emergency Medical Care or Red Cross equivalent (0-4 cr.)--spring
EDHS 3640 Neuromuscular Bases of Human Movement (3 cr.)--spring
EDHS 2240 Substance Abuse (3 cr.)--fall
EDHS 5460 Assessment in Kinesiology (3 cr.)--fall
EDHS 7440 Motor Development (3 cr.)--spring
EDHS 5630 Nutrition or BIOL 1060 Nutrition (3 cr.)--spring
3) Complete the online application for admission and submit supporting materials, including official transcripts and test scores by February 15. (NOTE: applicants may upload unofficial transcripts with applications, but will need to provide official transcripts before they can matriculate.) Test scores include GREs that meet targets--at or above 450/150 (verbal), 530/145 (quantitative), 4.0 (analytical writing). Applicants must also submit test scores on ONE of the following:
SATs taken prior to 4/1/95—score of 1000, with at least 450 verbal and 510 math; if taken after 4/1/95—score of 1100, with at least 530 verbal, 530 math, OR
ACTs: taken prior to 4/1/95—score of 1100, with at least 450 verbal, 510 math; if taken after 4/1/95—composite score of 24, with at least 22 math, 46 English Plus Reading score, OR
PRAXIS I: 178 math, 178 reading, 175 writing or 532 composite score, OR
VCLA: Reading and Writing as an optional assessment for the PRAXIS I reading and writing tests-- writing subtest of 235, reading subtest of 235, composite score of 470--in combination with qualifying math scores from SATs and ACTs.
All Master of Teaching students are required to complete 5 credits in the Curry Participant Pool in each year of their program.
Students must complete coursework, practica, and assessments required for licensure by the dates listed in the Course Outline below. To earn the MT, students must complete at least 30 graduate credits (course numbers above 5000), not counting Teaching Associateship credits.
In addition to federal loans, grants, scholarships and work study, possible sources of funding include Curry Foundation Scholarships. Foundation awards are made mid-year; several are earmarked for TED students. Check with the Office of Financial Aid for other funding sources, including the federal TEACH grant.
2-3 years, depending on prior academic experiences.
If the teaching candidate has an undergraduate major in Kinesiology and has completed the required courses in general education, this program can be completed in 2 years. However, if the candidate has not completed the prerequisite coursework, the program of study will take approximately 3 years to complete.
Full or Part Time:
Use the outline below to map your coursework in Curry:
___EDLF 5011: Adolescent Learning & Development OR EDLF 5010: Childhood Learning and Dev. (3 cr.)
___EDHS 3660: Elem. Physical Education Pedagogy 2/ FE (3 cr)
___EDIS 3450: Teaching with Technology (2 cr.) fall or spring semester
___EDIS 4889: Field Experience w/ Health (1 cr.)
___EDHS 4410: Exercise Physiology (3 cr.)
___EDHS 5450: Adapted Physical Education--APE (3 cr.)
___EDHS 3770: FE w/ APE (1 cr.)
___EDIS 5710: Content Area Reading (3 cr.)--fall or spring semester
___By December 1, submit the Teaching Associateship Application (a form on which you request a student teaching placement) to the Office of Teacher Education.
___EDHS 5600: Contemporary Issues in Health (3 cr.)
___EDHS 5610: Teaching School Health (3 cr.)--fall or spring
___EDHS 3690: Sec. Physical Education, Pedagogy and Curriculum w/ FE(3 cr.)
___EDHS 3440: Sport Psychology (3 cr.)
___EDHS 4810: Problems of Personal Adjustment (3 credits)
___Complete the online module Child Abuse and Neglect: Recognizing, Reporting, and Responding for Educators. Print out the certificate of completion and make one copy for the Office of Teacher Education. Keep the original for your personal records.
___By April 15, complete 5 credits in the Curry Participant Pool.
___By May 1, take and pass the reading and writing portions of the Virginia Communication & Literacy Assessment (VCLA). Print a copy of your scores for your personal records. You will need this document when you apply for licensure at the end of the program.
Summer Session (if accelerating the program):
___Register for coursework on the Summer Session website.
___EDIS 7991: Field Project (3 cr.)--a portion of the course will be completed in the fall.
___EDIS 7100: Contemporary Issues (3 cr.)
Fall Semester (only the classes below can be taken during the semester)
___If graduating in December, apply for graduation no later than October 1. On the Curry form, be sure list primary and secondary endorsements (If relevant). Take your application to Curry's Office of Admission (106 Bavaro Hall). Use a paperclip to attach copies of required licensure materials (e.g., test scores, College Verification Form, Request for Initial Licensure). Licensure documents can be found in on the VDOE website under "Application for a Virginia License". Make sure the address you list on licensure materials is the one where you will be receiving mail between December and February.
___If planning to enroll as a part-time (fewer than 12 cr.) during the spring, complete a Change of Status form and submit it to the Teacher Education Office by October 15.
___EDIS 5879: Seminar: Teaching Associateship – HPE (3 cr.)
___EDIS 5889: Teaching Associateship – HPE (12 cr.)
___By August 1, take and pass the Praxis II Content Exam (0856) offered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). Report your scores to the Office of TED; print a copy of the scores for your personal records.
___If graduating in May, apply for graduation no later than February 1. On the Curry form, be sure to list primary and secondary endorsements (if relevant). Take your application to Curry's Office of Admission (106 Bavaro Hall). Use a paperclip to attach copies of required licensure materials (e.g., test scores, College Verification Form, Request for Initial Licensure). Licensure documents can be found on the VDOE website under "Application for a Virginia License". Make sure the address you list on licensure materials is the one where you will be receiving mail between May and August.
___By April 15, complete 5 credits (3 credits if graduating in December) in the Curry Participant Pool.
___EDIS 7991: Field Project (3 cr.)
___EDIS 7100: Contemporary Educational Issues (3 cr.)
___EDHS 8460: Ortho. & Sens. Impairment in APE (3 cr.)
___Other coursework needed for degree/licensure