Ranked as one of the best education schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report, ODU’s Darden College of Education and Professional Studies prepares graduates for outstanding teaching careers with methods that focus on collaboration and innovative research. Our faculty regularly receive national recognition for their important work in education.

  • Old Dominion University is a public doctoral research institution and a national leader in distance learning with its main campus in Norfolk, VA. ODU has been a pioneer in technology-delivered learning since the mid-1980's.

  • We develop our programs based on what works for you. From military ships at sea, to your home, or one of our partner community colleges, you'll get the same academic support and resources as any of our on-campus students.

Alfredo and Molly Pargas each pursued their master's in teaching degrees in different ways, but arrived at the same result. Molly took a mixture of courses at the main ODU campus, online, and at a nearby navy base, while Alfredo earned his degree entirely online, progressing through coursework on deployments to Africa and South America with his Navy Special Warfare Group.

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