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TLP & M.Ed. Program Options

Students in the Teacher Licensure Preparation (TLP) program must select an initial endorsement area. In addition, graduates of the TLP program may also complete an add-on endorsement area in Gifted Education or elective coursework related to ESL and Special Education. Consult with your academic advisor to develop a personalized plan of study.

Students in the M.Ed. in the Curriculum and Instruction program must complete specific education and research courses. These students may also complete an add-on endorsement in Gifted Education or elective coursework related to ESL and Special Education. Please discuss the additional Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) requirements as needed with your academic advisor.

Students in the M.Ed. in Education Leadership and Policy Studies work toward their administration/supervision endorsement.

Program Options
TLP Endorsement & Options

TLP Endorsements

Initial Endorsement Areas

Students in the TLP program must select an initial endorsement area.

Elementary Education (PreK-6)

Requires UR BALA or any qualifying bachelor’s degree major

Secondary Content Areas (6-12)

Requires qualifying bachelor’s degree major

  • English
  • History & Social Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Comprehensive Content Areas (PreK-12)

Requires qualifying bachelor’s degree major

  • Foreign Language: French, German, Latin, Spanish
  • Theater Arts
  • Visual Arts

Program Options

Graduate TLP program students may also complete an add-on endorsement in Gifted Education. Elective coursework related to ESL and Special Education is also available. Consult your academic advisor to develop a personalized plan of study.

Gifted Education

12 semester hours. In consultation with your academic advisor, complete the following courses in addition to TLP requirements.

EDUC 555U Curriculum for Talented and Gifted Education
EDUC 561U Perspectives in Gifted Education, Talent Development and Creativity
EDUC 562U Special Populations of Gifted Students
EDUC 570U Talented and Gifted: Working with High Achievers
M.Ed. Program Options

M.Ed. Program Options

Students in the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction program must complete specific education and reserch courses. Students may also complete an add-on endorsement in Gifted Education. Elective coursework related to ESL and Special Education is also available. Please discuss the additional Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) requirements with your academic advisor.

Gifted Education

12 semester hours. Substitute the following courses as an alternative for Core coursework in the M.Ed. program of study.

EDUC 555U Curriculum for Talented and Gifted Education
EDUC 561U Perspectives in Gifted Education, Talent Development and Creativity
EDUC 562U Special Populations of Gifted Students
EDUC 570U Talented and Gifted: Working with High Achievers

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Phone: (804) 289-8427
spcs@richmond.edu

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