Earth Science Education Certificate

Earth Science Education Certificate


The purpose of the Certificate in Earth Science Education is to provide an option for teachers who desire a dual science endorsement to teach earth science courses in grades 6-12 or teacher candidates who are enrolled in a teacher preparation program that leads to initial licensure in another science discipline in grades 6-12. This licensure certificate leads to a Virginia endorsement and is intended to prepare teachers with a current science endorsement to serve in Earth Science classrooms.

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Understand fundamental earth science principles as well as foundational concepts within its branches of astronomy, meterology, and mineralogy-petrology, and oceanography.

Delivery Format: Online Only

  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • High School Teacher
  • Home School Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Private School Teacher
  • Tutor

Additional education or training may be required for some jobs or occupations. Conferral of a certificate does not guarantee job placement.

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