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East Carolina University

ECU is a nationally recognized public institution in the United States that is committed to extensive research, teaching and service aimed at making an impact in eastern North Carolina and around the world. The university equips future generations of men and women in becoming tomorrow’s new leaders. ECU’s College of Education prepares future educational professionals in a variety of fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. ECU College of Education programs have been consistently ranked as some of the best in the state and in the nation.
The College of Education is committed to the embodiment of three actions: teach, lead and inspire. We challenge our students to be innovative teachers who engage their students in a variety of settings through diverse instructional practices. We empower our students to be transformative educational leaders in a variety of contexts who embrace educational change. We embolden our students to inspire in others a love of learning and an attitude of continual professional development and growth.

  • College or University
  • Greenville, NC
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"The greatest gift that people of the East Carolina University's College of Education gave me was guiding me in cultivating the skills, confidence and knowledge that I needed to realize that I can not only change the world but transform it, one person at a time."

Andy Garbisch, Andy Garbisch, Master of Arts in Teaching (Class of 2011)

East Carolina University
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Bachelor’s & lic.
  • East Carolina University Educator Preparation Program - Undergraduate
Master’s & lic.
  • East Carolina University Educator Preparation Program - MAEd
Bachelor’s & licensure
East Carolina University Educator Preparation Program - Undergraduate
  • From 36 to 48 months
    Program Duration
  • Hybrid
    Program Format
  • Pre-Test Required
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Program Info

Our program is clinically based, getting candidates into the filed early and often to make learning relevant, place-based and timely to reinforce learning.

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  • From 36 to 48 months
    Program Duration
  • Hybrid
    Program Format
  • Pre-Test Required
Upcoming Deadlines
  • Deadlines
    Program Start
  • Oct. 15, 2022
  • Apr. 13, 2023
  • Jun. 15, 2023

Application Fee & Annual Tuition

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  • $4,749

    In State Tuition

  • $17,879

    Out of State Tuition

  • $75

    Application Fee

Ways to Lower Your Costs

Students at East Carolina University have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with East Carolina University to see if you can, too!
Grants, Stipends, Scholarships

For more information visit:Financial Aid Office

Licensure Area
Art (K-12)
Biology (9-12)
Birth to Kindergarten (PK-K)
Chemistry (9-12)
Earth Science (9-12)
Elementary Education, Elementary Education (K-6)
English (9-12)
English, Middle Grades (6-9)
Family & Consumer Sciences (7-12)
French (9-12)
German (9-12)
Health & Physical Education (K-12)
History (9-12)
Math (9-12)
Math, Middle Grades (6-9)
Music (K-12)
Physical Education (K-12)
Physics (9-12)
Science (9-12)
Science, Middle Grades (6-9)
Social Studies, Middle Grades (6-9)
Spanish (9-12)
Special Education Generalist (K-12)
Special Education: Adapted Curriculum (K-12)
Theater Arts (K-12)

Program Semesters/Steps Overview

  • Male
  • Female
  • 19%
  • 81%
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • Asian
  • Black
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
  • White
  • Two or more races
  • 0%
  • 1%
  • 33%
  • 3%
  • 0%
  • 62%
  • 0%
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