Earn a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
Earn your bachelor’s or master’s degree from Longwood University without leaving your hometown. Classes are offered at New College Institute (NCI), a state-funded educational entity in Martinsville, Va.
The following programs of study are available:
Liberal Studies is a cross-disciplinary major for the generalist. Most students who choose Liberal Studies are preparing to be elementary or middle school teachers, and the various tracks of this major prepare students for teaching licensure at one or both of those levels.
Transfer to Longwood University with your associate’s degree and complete your bachelor’s degree in about two years.
The Longwood University Difference
- On-site classes at NCI, supportive faculty and individual assistance help students succeed.
- Student teaching gives students real-world experience in the classroom.
- Graduates are licensed to teach grades PreK-6 and are highly sought after by Virginia public schools for teaching positions.
- Financial aid is available.
View a sample off-site course schedule.
Master of Science Degree in Education
The Curriculum & Instruction Specialist in Algebra & Middle School Mathematics concentration is designed for the middle school classroom teacher who wants to improve instructional skills as well as expand knowledge and skills in teaching mathematics through Algebra I.
The Special Education General Curriculum NK-12 Initial Licensure master's degree is designed for individuals with a baccalaureate degree who wish to meet eligibility requirements for the Virginia Postgraduate Professional License with an endorsement to teach students with special needs in the general education curriculum.
This degree provides teachers the opportunity to investigate research-based theories in reading and writing, put theory into effective practice and examine how culture impacts teaching and learning. The goal of this concentration is to produce competent teacher-leaders able to teach reading and writing across the curriculum within the parameters of research-based literacy techniques and assessments.
Longwood requires a minimum of six students to start a cohort.
Prospective students will apply to Longwood University as transfer students. Applications will be evaluated by the Longwood admissions office on an individual basis.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition and Fees vary by the term (Fall, Spring, Summer or Winter Intersession), the level of the class (undergraduate or graduate), the class location (on-campus, off-campus or online) and by residency status (in-state or out-of-state). For additional information on calculating tuition and fees click here: Tuition and Fees
For a list of off-site, undergraduate tuition and fees click here: Current tuition and fees per credit hour (Remember to multiply this amount by the number of credit hours.)
Prospective students are encouraged to apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Longwood University Financial Aid Office will use the FAFSA to determine financial need, develop a financial aid package, and issue a financial aid award letter.
Consult the following links for information about the FAFSA and Longwood University financial aid policies and programs.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):
Longwood University Financial Aid Office:
Dr. Pamela P. Randall
Faculty and Program Director, NCI
College of Graduate and Professional Studies
30 Franklin Street,
Martinsville, VA 24112