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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

Institution Links

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid Office
  • Online Application
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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)

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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.

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Deadlines

    Program Start

  • Jun. 15, 2024

  • Oct. 15, 2024

  • Apr. 13, 2025


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Application Fee & Annual Tuition

Learn how to get$100 Back
and apply for a$1000 Scholarship

  • $7,516

    In State Tuition

  • $23,793

    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

Student Loans, Payroll Deduction

Loan Forgiveness

For more information visit:Financial Aid Office

Licensure Areas

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)

Program Semesters/Steps Overview


  • Male

  • Female



  • American Indian or Alaskan Native

  • Asian

  • Black

  • Hispanic/Latino

  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander

  • White

  • Two or more races








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