Teacher Licensure State Requirements - Virgin Islands

Become a Teacher in Virgin Islands

Before becoming a licensed teacher, you must meet all of the Virgin Islands’ teacher certification requirements, including:

  • Graduation from a bachelor’s degree program from an accredited college or university.
  • Completion of a state-approved/accredited teacher education program. Those who completed an out-of-state program must also submit their out-of-state teaching certificate.
  • Submission of cleared background checks from every location in which the applicant resided for more than one year.
  • Passing scores on the required basic skills exam.
  • Passing scores on the required subject matter exams.

Note: Listed requirements are current and are subject to change at any time, even during enrollment.

For the most current information about becoming a teacher in the Virgin Islands, please check the Virgin Islands Department of Education website:
Virgin Islands Department of Education Web site
(340) 774-0100

Request More Information

Schema Markup for WGU Logo

You’re using an unsupported version of your browser..

You’ll still have full access to the site, but some functionality may be lost. For the best wgu.edu experience, upgrade your browser by following the links below.