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Welcome to the Military Career Transition Program

Designed with the needs and interests of military members and their spouses in mind, the military Career Transition Program (MCTP) offers master's degrees with initial licensure through the Department of Teaching and Learning at Old Dominion University.

Upon completion of the Master of Science in Education Degree with Initial Licensure, candidates are eligible to receive a Virginia teaching license. Initial licensure grade level includes elementary education (Prek-6), middle school (6-8), and secondary education (6-12) in the areas of biology, chemistry, English, Earth science, history/social sciences, mathematics, and physics.

The master's degree is designed for eligible individuals who have earned a non-teaching bachelor of science or bachelor or arts from a regionally accredited institution and who wish to become licensed teachers. Old Dominion University is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC).

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