Longwood CGPS Booklet

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Get ready to change the world.

Build on your skills at Longwood University’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies. We offer quality education and a hands-on approach presented online, in the classroom, or as a hybrid of both.

Advance your career at your convenience at a reasonable price. From faculty to working professionals to students fresh from an undergraduate program, we learn from and inspire each other.

Leadership is in our blood. Is it in yours?

The benefits of continuing your educational journey are endless. Furthering your education lets you move your career forward, realize life goals, and make meaningful change in the world around you. No matter where you are, your next step matters. Get ready to lead with Longwood University’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Graduate Studies

Business Administration M.B.A. (Tracks: Data Analytics, Economics, General Business, Marketing, & Real Estate)

Communication Sciences and Disorders M.S., Speech-Language Pathology Concentration

Counselor Education M.S. (Tracks: Mental Health Counseling & School Counseling)

Education M.S., Educational Leadership Concentration

Education M.S., Health & Physical Education Concentration

Education M.S., Special Education Concentration

Reading, Literacy, & Learning M.Ed.

School Librarianship M.Ed.

Professional Studies

For-Credit Options

Career and Technical Education New Teacher Institute

Educational Leadership Endorsement

English Language Learners Bootcamp

Gifted Add-On Endorsement

SLP Online Prerequisites

Special Education Add-on Endorsement

Teacher Licensure Courses

Non-Credit Options

Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)

Supervisor Training Workshop

Moton Museum Teacher Institute

Teacher Recertification/CEUs

Virginia Holocaust Museum

The Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute



For more information about the application process, contact Julienne Boone, Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment—

434.395.2334 or boonejm@longwood.edu.

Longwood’s graduate programs offer excellent quality at a competitive price. Financial aid, graduate assistantships, and monthly payment plans are available.

Full- or part-time options available.

Communication Sciences and Disorders (Speech-Language Pathology)

54-56 credits - Year 1 On-Campus, Year 2 Hybrid

You’ll work closely with our faculty and clinical educators to gain the knowledge, training, and skills necessary to practice as a speech-language pathologist serving a diverse population of adults and children in educational and healthcare settings.

Cost: $461 per credit hour (in-state) / $1,107 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Counselor Education

60 credits - On-Campus

Tracks: Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling

Our program allows you to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with the ability to open a private practice. The program combines counseling frameworks with real-world clinical experiences.

Cost: $461 per credit hour (in-state) / $1,107 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Educational Leadership

36 credits - Hybrid (Face-to-Face & Online)

Our program is designed for teachers who dream of being leaders in the field of education. You’ll fuse theory with practical experience, analyze leadership through multiple viewpoints, and learn to impact lasting change.

Cost: $431 per credit hour (in-state) / $1,077 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Health & Physical Education

33-36 credits - Fully Online

Increase your skills and marketability. Through our program you’ll focus on current trends in health and physical education and effectively utilize field research.

Cost: $431 per credit hour (in-state) / $441 per credit hour (out-of-state)

2023-2024 Tuition Rates


31 credits - Fully Online

Tracks: General Business, Real Estate, Marketing, Data Analytics, and Economics

Whether you’re looking to accelerate your current career or start a new one, our MBA program will prepare you for making complex managerial decisions and leading diverse teams.

Cost: $431 per credit hour (in-state) / $441 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Reading, Literacy, & Learning

22-34 credits - Online

Tracks: Licensed Teacher, Endorsement Only

Our program focuses on producing competent teacher-leaders equipped to teach literacy across the curriculum and apply literacy instructional techniques and assessment guided by the science of reading.

Cost: $431 per credit hour (in-state) / $441 per credit hour (out-of-state)

School Librarianship

27-39 credits - Hybrid (Face-to-Face & Online)

Tracks: Licensed Teacher, Initial Licensure, & Endorsement Only

Our cohort model provides unlimited opportunities not only to master content but also to network and develop valuable professional connections in the field. Learn how to implement a school library program that positively impacts student achievement and the educational environments of schools.

Cost: $431 per credit hour (in-state) / $441 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Special Education

36-39 credits - Hybrid (Face-to-Face & Online)

Tracks: Fifth Year, Licensed Teacher, & Initial Licensure

Broaden your knowledge of teaching diverse learners, including students with disabilities, in inclusive classrooms. Enhance your teaching and visual learning skills using creative strategies and practices that can be applied to all educational environments.

Cost: $431 per credit hour (in-state) / $1,077 per credit hour (out-of-state)

our graduate and professional studies offerings at www.Longwood.edu/gradprograms



For more information about the application process, contact Brooke Greenbank, Director of Professional Studies Admissions and Recruitment— 434.395.2140 or greenbankbl@longwood.edu.


Career and Technical Educators Institute

In collaboration with the VDOE, we offer the CTE New Teacher Institute each summer as a 1 week, 3 credit course: PEDU 437 Career and Technical Education Curriculum & Instruction. CTE teachers may also take our professional studies licensure courses to fulfill additional VDOE requirements.

Cost: $285 per credit hour (in-state) / $355 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Educational Leadership Endorsement

21 credits - Hybrid (Face-to-Face & Online) | Cohorts begin each fall. Prepares you for administrative and supervisory responsibilities, resource management, and program planning and implementation. Successful completion of the courses meets eligibility requirements for the Administration and Supervision PreK-12 endorsement.

Cost: $285 per credit hour (in-state) / $355 per credit hour (out-of-state)


Language Learners Bootcamp

Fully Online

Are you looking to prepare for the Praxis 5362 ESOL and add the ESL endorsement to your teaching license? Consider our one-credit, fully online ELL Bootcamp courses. Each course is suggested for 30 recertification points.

Cost: $285 (in-state) / $355 (out-of-state)

Gifted Education Add-On Endorsement

12 credits - Fully Online

Learn how to teach and support gifted students and apply gifted education teaching techniques to regular classroom instruction through Longwood University’s online gifted add-on endorsement courses.

Cost: $285 per credit hour (in-state) / $355 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Licensure & Professional Development Courses

Fully Online

We offer many of the courses provisionally licensed teachers are required to complete for full licensure. Before enrolling, check with the VDOE or your school division’s HR department to ensure the courses will meet your needs.

Cost: $285 per credit hour (in-state) / $355 per credit hour (out-of-state)

2023-2024 Tuition Rates

SLP Online (Speech-Language Pathology Prerequisites and SLPA Pathway)

Fully Online

These online courses are the prerequisites most commonly required for application to a master’s program in Speech-Language Pathology. We offer these courses each semester. Take the SLPA capstone course, preparing you to become a speech-language pathology assistant.

Cost: $285 per credit hour (in-state) / $355 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Special Education Add-On Endorsement

15 credits - Fully Online

Acquire the skills and expertise necessary to teach and support students with diverse learning needs through Longwood University’s online special education add-on endorsement.

Cost: $285 per credit hour (in-state) / $355 per credit hour (out-of-state)


LCSW Supervisor Training Workshop

Fully Online

The workshop, Clinical Supervision: Critical Cultural Competence and Supervision in Rural Settings, is an online 14-hour training that is designed to fulfill the Virginia Board of Social Work’s requirement for Licensed Clinical Social Workers to provide clinical supervision to social workers pursuing their LCSW.

Cost: $250 / $225 (Longwood Alumni)

Moton Museum Teacher Institute

Summer workshops designed to review civil rights, massive resistance, and desegregation histories in the context of the Farmville Moton Museum. Teachers learn classroom techniques including primary source analysis and research skills.

Teacher Recertification and Professional Development

We offer a selection of non-credit classes designed to fit your schedule with your budget in mind. Our non-credit classes begin at $99. In addition to gaining professional skills, this is a perfect opportunity to earn recertification points or continuing education units (CEUs).

Virginia Holocaust Museum

The Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute

This class, offered by the VHM and Longwood University, provides up to 45 recertification points with sessions focusing on best practices and resources you can use in the classroom when teaching the Holocaust. Educators will have opportunities to explore and interact with museum resources.

Learn more, apply, and register : www.Longwoodce.org/MyFuture You can find out more about our Graduate Programs by contacting 434.395.2380 or graduate@longwood.edu. You can find out more about our Professional Studies offerings by contacting 434.395.2380 or professionalstudies@longwood.edu. We encourage you to learn more about our programs by connecting with us! @LongwoodGraduateStudies @longwoodcgps @longwoodgradstudies @LongwoodCGPS @Longwoodgradstudies TAKE THE NEXT STEP.
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