High School Diploma or Equivalency
If you have earned a high school diploma or your high school equivalency, the best option to become a teacher in West Virginia is through the traditional pathway.
Traditional Programs that Lead to Licensure
West Virginia is home to a variety of colleges and universities that offer education preparation programs leading to a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or providing coursework required for licensure at the graduate level as part of a post-bachelor’s certification program. To get started, view the resources below to help you on your journey to becoming a teacher in West Virginia.
This pathway is perfect for the following:
- Recent high school graduates
- Individuals seeking a master’s degree in teaching
Contact your educator preparation program for details on cost and program completion time.
What Can I Expect?
Download these helpful resources.
Have Questions About Teaching in WV?
Schedule a one-on-one with a qualified staff member.