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Becoming a Licensed Teacher

Students interested in becoming teachers should contact the University of Richmond Education Department to meet with the Chair, Dr. Patricia Stohr-Hunt, to discuss program requirements. All students seeking licensure must be formally admitted to the Teacher Preparation Program. Admission requires:

  • A completed Application Form
  • A Statement of Intent
  • An official score report for Praxis I or its equivalent
  • Evidence of a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.70

Upon admission, students engage in a series of professional courses and field experiences that serve the foundation of thier program. These include core courses, program specific courses, field experience and student teaching.