North Carolina A&T State University


From our roots as an 1890 land-grant university, North Carolina A&T has expanded and adapted to become an institution well suited for the 21st century and beyond.  We believe in the power of our students to solve problems, both local and global, through technology, business, engineering, the arts and other endeavors. The institution serves over 12,000 students.  Additionally, N.C. A&T is proud of its more than 60,000 alumni of record who occupy leadership positions around the world.

N.C. A&T graduates the nation’s largest number of African-American engineers at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels, as well as the most African-American psychology undergraduates. Through our College of Business and Economics, we are also among the largest producers of African-American certified public accountants. In addition, N.C. A&T is the only historically black college or university (HBCU) in the nation with a doctorate in rehabilitation counseling.

N.C. A&T produces 21st century professional educators who are committed to teaching and learning in a pluralistic global society by creating responsive learning environments that challenge students to think critically, collaborate, communicate and serve mankind. Building on our HBCU legacy of exemplary teaching and scholarship, as well as effective public service, we offer degrees at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels. The College of Education also offers an initial license program that students may enter after two years of college and via various graduate programs.

  • College or University
  • Greensboro, NC

Institution Links

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid Office
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Our program has professors who are invested in us while we are in the program and after we complete it. There are plenty of times when I called on my professors to get advice my first year in the classroom. They were always willing to help no matter what.

Isiah Guinyard



Bachelor’s & licensure

Undergraduate Teacher Certification Program

  • 48 months

    Program Duration

  • In-person

    Program Format

  • Pre-Test Required


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Program Info

The College of Education is a learning-centered organization that prepares a variety of educators and human services professionals and supports their continuing professional development. Building on our HBCU legacy of exemplary teaching and scholarship, as well as effective public service, we offer degrees at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels. Regardless of academic program, College of Education faculty immerse candidates in rich authentic experiences in and out of the classroom where they enhance their knowledge, skills and dispositions as educational leaders. Consequently, graduates from the College of Education are catalysts for learning and leading in diverse contexts and engage in collaborative practice with key stakeholders from local to global communities.

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Deadlines

    Program Start

  • Jun. 01, 2024

  • Jun. 15, 2024

  • Oct. 01, 2024

  • Nov. 01, 2024

  • Dec. 15, 2024

  • May 15, 2025


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Application Fee & Annual Tuition

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and apply for a$1000 Scholarship

  • $4,719

    In State Tuition

  • $11,474

    Out of State Tuition

  • $60

    Application Fee

Ways to Lower Your Costs

Students at North Carolina A&T State University have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with North Carolina A&T State University to see if you can, too!


Grants, Stipends, Scholarships

For a list of these opportunities, candidates should visit our website at

Student Loans, Payroll Deduction

Student loans are available. Payroll deduction is an option. Candidates should visit our website at to view these opportunities. 

Loan Forgiveness

Loan forgiveness is available. Interested candidates should visit the NCAT Financial Aid website at

Work-Study, Working While Still Enrolled

Work-study opportunities are available. Candidates should visit our website at to view these opportunities.


Loan Forgiveness

The NC Teaching Fellows offers loan forgiveness up to $8,250 per year for four years if the graduate agrees to teach STEM or special education in a low-performing school. More information about the scholarship can be found at

For more information visit:Financial Aid Office

Licensure Areas

Agriculture Education (9-12)
Art (K-12)
Biology (9-12)
Birth to Kindergarten (Pre-K-K)
Chemistry (9-12)
Elementary Education (K-6)
English (9-12)
Family & Consumer Sciences (9-12)
Math (9-12)
Music (K-12)
Physics (9-12)
Social Studies (9-12)
Special Education: General Curriculum (K-12)

Program Semesters/Steps Overview

Program Hallmarks


  • 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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