Hollins University has been preparing teachers since 1974 and has been nationally accredited through Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) since 2002. Faculty will mentor you as you become the teacher you were meant to be. Hollins students who are interested in obtaining a teaching license major in the discipline of their choice while completing education program coursework and field placements. They graduate prepared to meet licensure requirements in Virginia, as well as most states in the country.
B.A. + teaching license (four years)
You can earn a bachelor’s degree in a chosen discipline and a teaching license in four years.
B.A. + teaching license + M.A.T. (five years)
In addition to earning a bachelor’s degree in a chosen field, stay at Hollins for an extra year and earn a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree along with your teaching license.
We have many students who complete their college experience at Hollins University after beginning their education elsewhere.
Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
What You'll Learn
Love Learning, Love Teaching
I came here with the intention of majoring in psychology, but I had also always wanted to teach. I was jazzed when I found out we have an education program that offers such an option. You can pretty much pick out whatever undergraduate major you want to do.Melissa Hubbard '13
Blending Passion with Skills
Though I have always had a passion for teaching, Hollins provided me the background and tools to accomplish it successfully.April Cheek-Messier '94, M.A.T. '02