Professional Licensure Program (PLP)

We offer the PLP to graduates of regionally-accredited institutions of higher learning.  Formal enrollment in the licensure program occurs when admitted to a field experience (EDUC 338, 370 or TESL 370) and requires:

  • VCLA
  • Praxis I Math
  • one EDUC methods course (TESL 370 requires TESL 330 or 346)
  • 2.5 GPA overall and in major from graduating institution
  • Education Department approval (requires 2 references)

 Additional Information:

  • GPA in content courses may be augmented by Roanoke College coursework.
  • No more than half of the student's Education courses may be transferred.
  • EDUC 242 must be taken at Roanoke College. 
  • Only one of the transferred courses can be for EDUC 311, 320, 330, 345, 350, or 351.

 

 
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