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Overview

The Academically and Intellectually Gifted (AIG) licensure program at UNCP will prepare candidates to teach students with academic and/or intellectual gifts in the K-12 environment. Completers are eligible for the add-on AIG license. The program's focus is designed to provide candidates with the latest knowledge of theory and practice and to prepare highly trained teachers to utilize these theories and practices in working with AIG students.

The goal of the AIG Program is to prepare effective and qualified professionals who provide research-validated instruction and behavior supports students identified as AIG. The following are the objectives for the undergraduate AIG Program: the ability to articulate a defensible rationale for gifted education; an awareness of the historical foundations of gifted education; an understanding of the characteristics and needs of the gifted; an understanding of the influence of family, community, and culture on the identification of and service for diverse gifted students; an awareness of service delivery options for gifted students; a clear understanding of federal, state, and local laws and guidelines for gifted education; the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate learning experiences for gifted students; the ability to appropriately manage the learning environment for gifted students; an understanding of program design/program evaluation in gifted education; and the ability to serve as an advocate in support of gifted education.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 91%
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Overview

The mission of the Watson College of Education (WCE) AIG Program is to prepare educational leaders who will design and deliver effective programs and services for gifted and talented students. These educational leaders will ensure that gifted students achieve their potential.

WCE AIG Program graduates will be able to competently design curriculum and programs, advocate for gifted students, and deliver instruction that meets the broad spectrum of exceptional needs of gifted and talented students.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): NC Class "A" Teacher Licensure in at Least One Area of Education
  • Application Essay: Yes
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Overview

The online M.Ed. in Special Education: Academically or Intellectually Gifted (AIG) is a 33-credit-hour graduate degree that serves experienced K-12 teachers who hold a minimum of a Standard Professional 1 (SP1) or initial teaching license. The program prepares these teachers to employ diverse and effective instructional practices to enrich, extend, and accelerate the standard curriculum for gifted students, and to be collaborative instructional leaders who are knowledgeable, effective, reflective, and responsive to equity and diversity for gifted students.

Upon completion of the M.Ed. program, graduates will qualify for the North Carolina Standard Professional 2 (SP2) teaching license in Special Education: Academically or Intellectually Gifted. The online M.Ed. in AIG is a part-time graduate-level program delivered using Centra and Moodle.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 68%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Teaching License
  • Exam(s): GRE/GMAT above 30th Percentile
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes

Overview

Western Carolina University's program in academically or intellectually gifted (AIG) is available at either the undergraduate or graduate level. You will learn techniques for screening, identifying, and evaluating gifted learners; how to explore models and methods for differentiating instruction; how to promote creativity and problem solving; and how to advocate for gifted students regardless of issues of gender, disability, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and/or language.

The two different course sequences meet the state requirements for add-on AIG licensure. The four required courses in each sequence are delivered entirely online, through a combination of synchronous (real-time) and asynchronous instruction, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications. Courses are designed and taught by regular WCU faculty. In addition to your online coursework, you must fulfill a one-week field experience. That experience, Cullowhee Creativity Camp, is held on the WCU campus in June.

You may make arrangements to stay on the WCU campus during that week. If the program is completed at the graduate level, you may be able to apply the credits earned to a master's in gifted education. Enrollment in the licensure program, however, does not guarantee admission to the graduate school.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): North Carolina Teaching license; and "A" or "M" Level License in Any Area
  • Adult Education
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,424
  • Out of State
    $30,672

Overview

This program is designed for instructors, trainers, administrators, and others who teach adults or plan educational programs for adults in a variety of settings. Emphasis is on developing the theoretical and practical foundation for critical thinking and effective practice that are needed by professional adult educators.

Course work assists adult educators in becoming reflective practitioners and in developing the skills and abilities necessary to initiate, design and develop, organize, implement, and evaluate effective educational programs for adults.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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Overview

The Master of Education in Adult and Community College Education is designed to prepare practitioners for leadership and teaching positions in their work with educating adults. The focus is on the study and practice of teaching, learning, leading, and education-planning for individuals, groups, and society.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 49%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE/GMAT
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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  • Advanced School Counseling
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • CERT
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • In State
    $3,612
  • Out of State
    $11,520

Overview

UNC-Greensboro's Post-Master's Certificate in Advanced School Counseling will teach you new counseling skills and allow you to network with school counselors across the state. Completion of the certificate may qualify you for salary increases as specified by North Carolina Department of Public Instruction policies.

The Certificate in Advanced School Counseling program is both synchronous and asynchronous and delivered entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications. There is, however, a mandatory, daylong workshop on campus to begin the program and an optional on-campus meeting that concludes the program. The program is cohort-based, and you must begin it in a spring semester.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Agricultural Education
    North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,066
  • Out of State
    $30,562

Overview

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University's Master of Science in Agricultural Education degree will give you the foundation you need to enhance your career in fields including secondary education, adult education, 4-H youth development, agribusiness, legal professions, higher education, or federal and state government. You can choose between two study concentrations: professional licensure and professional service. In the professional licensure track you will follow a curriculum based upon advanced competencies as mandated by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

The professional licensure track is appropriate if you are currently teaching secondary agricultural education and hold an "A" license for secondary agricultural education in the state of North Carolina, or if you are within 12 hours of the "A" license. Upon completion of this concentration, you will be eligible for the "M" License in secondary agricultural education for the State of North Carolina. In the professional service track, you will develop an individual plan of study to prepare for a career in the areas of extension education, public relations, social capital development, curriculum design, adult education, program development and evaluation, agribusiness, or agriscience research.

The courses in the online Master of Science in Agricultural Education major are the same courses offered by the on-campus program, but you take your courses entirely online. Regular NCA&T faculty design and teach your online courses. You will stay in contact with your instructors, participate in classroom activities, and complete all the same work as students studying on campus, as required and on time, but you will do it from your computer at home. Course delivery is asynchronous, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction for the preparation of teachers in agriculture in the public school system.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 69%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Agricultural Education
    North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
  • BAC
  • Duration
    N/A
  • In State
    $7,638
  • Out of State
    $36,515

Overview

Across North Carolina, demand is growing for teachers certified in agricultural education and for professionals with training in agriscience. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University's Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education degree will allow you to meet this demand by preparing you for a career in fields including secondary education, adult education, 4-H youth development, agribusiness, legal professions, higher education, or federal and state government.

Created in partnership with ten community colleges in North Carolina that offer degrees in an agricultural or horticultural discipline, this program is custom-tailored for students who have already earned an associate's degree under the guidelines of the 2+2 Online Studies program. The courses in the online Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education major are the same courses offered by the on-campus program, but you take your courses entirely online. Regular NCA&T faculty design and teach your online courses, with some adjunct faculty approved by the agricultural education department.

You will stay in contact with your instructors, participate in classroom activities, and complete all the same work as students studying on campus, as required and on time, but you will do it from your computer at home. Course delivery is asynchronous, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications. To earn a teaching license, you must complete a minimum of twelve weeks of student teaching at a North Carolina middle or high school.

If you are enrolled in the non-licensure track, student teaching is not required. This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction for the preparation of teachers in agriculture in the public school system.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 69%

Overview

The Master's of Agricultural and Extension Education degree (Distance Track) is a broad-based, non-thesis degree designed for a wide array of individuals: extension agents, agricultural teachers, community college instructors and other agriculture professionals. Individuals who might be interested in this degree are those who currently (or would like to) teach agriculture at the middle school, high school and/or community college level. It is also designed for people who currently (or would like to) work with the cooperative extension service or in other informal education settings such as the Peace Corps, international development, farm museums, rural development, U.S. Department of Agriculture, agricultural missionary work, sustainable agriculture, nature centers, etc.

This degree has enough flexibility to be custom designed to meet the needs of the students enrolled in the program. This degree program is 36 semester hours in length and is designed to be completed using distance education technologies. It is possible to complete the degree and never set foot on campus. It should be noted that nothing on the diploma or transcript indicates that this is a distance education degree.

As far as the university is concerned, this degree is identical to the degrees that are campus-based.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 36%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE
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Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Agricultural and Extension Education, also known as LEAP (Licensure in Education for Agricultural Professionals), provides certification and North Carolina licensure to teach agriculture in school settings. Entering students must hold a bachelor's degree in agriculture, natural resources or a closely related discipline. Upon completion, the student receives North Carolina teaching licensure.

The academically challenging program is available nationwide; it requires a serious commitment from those enrolled. An on-site internship is required. Students who successfully complete the program will receive a class "A" teaching license from the state of North Carolina. The North Carolina teaching license is honored through reciprocity agreements in about 40 states, Department of Defense schools, and U.S. Territories.

The teacher education program at North Carolina State University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The ultimate goal of this program is to increase the supply of qualified agricultural education teachers, of which there is a national shortage.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 36%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Master in Agricultural Education
  • License(s): "A" Teaching License
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Overview

This program is designed to provide initial teacher licensure in special education: general curriculum to individuals who have an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited university in a field other than education and desire to work in K-12 classrooms.

In PAIL, students complete foundation courses in assessment in special education, instructional practices for students with mild to moderate disabilities, learning theory, and models of teaching. Specialty area courses in instructional practices for students with mild to moderate disabilities provide an introduction to the field, methods for teaching in the field, programming for the field, and clinical field experience. Throughout their course work, students have numerous opportunities to use cases and problem-based learning that includes appropriate implementation of inclusive practices.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.80
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor

Overview

The ECU/NC TEACH program is offered online in all licensure areas except for special education, Birth through Kindergarten, and elementary. Lateral Entry Teachers are responsible for securing their own teaching position and will be teaching while they complete their licensure coursework. Failure to secure a teaching position will result in re-classification as Licensure only and may require additional coursework. Coursework is typically completed within one year of the start of the program. Licensure Only programs will vary by content area. The length of a Licensure Only program will depend on your background in the content area and how many courses you are willing to take each semester. The licensure only option requires a full year internship (student teaching). Contact ECU's College of Education's Office of Alternative Licensure for full details on both option.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Field of Specialty
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Overview

Western Carolina University's licensure programs open the door for those who already have degrees and are ready for the challenge of teaching. Our programs are designed to recruit, train, and support recent college graduates, mid-career professionals, and retirees as they enter the teaching profession.

Want to Teach in NC through an Alternative Entry Program? Depending upon your qualifications, you have several options: follow licensure-only plan, or secure a job as a lateral entry teacher. Licensure-only students learn before they begin teaching – they take all courses for licensure and apply for jobs as fully licensed teachers.

Lateral entry teachers learn while they are teaching – if they are considered highly qualified, they are hired as lateral entry teachers and take licensure courses while teaching. Lateral Entry Program Designed for the Working Professional WCU understands the challenges facing lateral entry teachers. We know you have the added responsibility of completing licensure requirements in the first three years of teaching, often driving to class at the end of an exhausting school day. In response to these needs, we have designed a program allowing lateral entry teachers of Birth-Kindergarten, and K-12 special education to complete all licensure coursework online.

Whichever option you choose – licensure-only or lateral entry – Western Carolina University can help you reach your goal. Students may begin the program in any Spring, Summer, or Fall semester.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Western's Alternative Licensure

Overview

Western Carolina University's licensure programs open the door for those who already have degrees and are ready for the challenge of teaching. Our programs are designed to recruit, train, and support recent college graduates, mid-career professionals, and retirees as they enter the teaching profession.

Western is also an original member of a statewide NC TEACH program administered by The University of North Carolina. WCU Alternative Licensure is one component of Western's outstanding teacher preparation program. Want to Teach in NC through an Alternative Entry Program? Depending upon your qualifications, you have three options: follow a licensure-only plan or secure a job as a lateral entry teacher or complete requirements for a Master of Arts in Teaching (Master'sT.) degree. Lateral Entry Program Designed for the Working Professional WCU understands the challenges facing lateral entry teachers.

We know you have the added responsibility of completing licensure requirements in the first three years of teaching, often driving to class at the end of an exhausting school day. In response to these needs, we have designed a K-12 special education program so you may complete all licensure coursework online.

Additionally, Western is one of four universities participating in NC TEACH II, a U.S. Department of Education Transition to Teaching grant. NC TEACH II works directly with identified school districts to recruit and prepare lateral entry teachers in high-need subject areas who are committed to remaining in a teaching position in a high-need school district for a minimum of three years.

Whichever option you choose – licensure-only or lateral entry – Western Carolina University can help you reach your goal. Course Delivery to Fit Your Schedule, Needs WCU alternative licensure students have the option of taking their licensure courses in person, online, or blend both delivery options to fit their schedules.

Alternative Licensure in Secondary Grades comprises the following: 21-27 hours of graduate licensure coursework (if qualified, these hours are applicable to the MAT degree in Special Education), including a 3 hours of internship. Lateral entry teachers may use their own classrooms to substitute the internship requirement. Students may begin the program at any time.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Appropriate Major For Your Licensure Area
  • License(s): Western's Alternative Licensure
  • Exam(s): GRE
  • Art Education
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,424
  • Out of State
    $30,672

Overview

East Carolina University's Master of Arts in Education program will develop your competence as a creative artist, art teacher, or classroom-based researcher in art and education.

In addition to a five-course core in the philosophy and pedagogy of art education, you will choose electives in studio, computer-aided design, interdisciplinary studies, and art history. You will complete your degree by writing a thesis or presenting a comprehensive project. This professional-degree program is designed for elementary, middle, and secondary school art teachers.

Your coursework will be entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Initial Teaching License
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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  • Assistive Technology
    East Carolina University
  • CERT
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • In State
    $2,808
  • Out of State
    $10,224

Overview

Assistive technology includes a wide range of devices, strategies, services, and practices that are created and applied to improve the functional performance or life satisfaction of any individual with a disability. East Carolina University's Certificate in Assistive Technology will give you a broad-based knowledge of assistive technology, the ability to assess assistive technology needs with clients/students and make an implementation plan, the ability to work with a collaborative team to implement assistive technology, and the knowledge and skills to manage resources to procure appropriate assistive technology for students and clients.

This graduate certificate program is appropriate if you are a teacher, occupational therapist, speech therapist, recreational therapist, rehabilitation counselor, physical therapist, engineer, or any professional who may require knowledge or skills to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.

To foster a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding and learning about assistive technology practices, we offer innovative learning tools and an interactive virtual learning community. Your coursework is at the graduate level and is delivered asynchronously and entirely online.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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  • Autism
    East Carolina University
  • CERT
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • In State
    $2,808
  • Out of State
    $10,224

Overview

Autism is a developmental disability that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans and their families today (Autism society of America). The ECU Graduate Certificate in Autism offers professionals the opportunity to learn more about this complex issue and how to effectively and collaboratively serve students with Autism in the public school setting.

This certificate program is taught through distance education, and all courses are offered on-line. This certificate requires 12 semester hours of graduate credit. See the program URL for the course list.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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Overview

The MAEd-BK program is open to individuals who hold a clear license in B-K. The curriculum is designed to prepare individuals beyond the entry level for professional roles as master teachers, consultants, program coordinators, supervisors, and staff development trainers. Specifically, goals of the program are to build upon and enhance the expertise of B-K teachers, early interventionists, and other early childhood education professionals; provide opportunities for individuals to develop administrative, supervisory, and leadership skills; and strengthen the research skills and knowledge base of early childhood education professionals.

MAEd-BK is a distance education program that is delivered entirely online to residents of North Carolina. Non-residents are not eligible for admission to the program and may not register for B-K classes delivered online. At ECU, graduate teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI). This applies to both on-campus and online programs.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Initial Teaching License, B-K
  • Exam(s): GRE/GMAT
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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Overview

East Carolina University's Bachelor of Science in Birth through Kindergarten Teacher Education will prepare you to work with children from birth through five years of age, whether they are developing typically or at-risk for or diagnosed with a disability.

You may use this degree to launch a career in the public schools, in an early-intervention program, in a child care and education center, in a residential placement center, or in other child and family settings. The degree completion program is delivered entirely online to residents of North Carolina only.

Several courses require practicum experiences, and the culminating experience is a full-semester internship (student teaching) in a public school setting. You will complete your practicum experiences and internships at host sites, supervised by ECU faculty.

This program is accredited by the NC Department of Public Instruction and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Other Coursework: Must meet University transfer requirements and any program requirements.
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Overview

The Birth-Kindergarten Program (Non-Teaching) at Fayetteville State University is designed for NC residents who are interested in a degree which qualifies them to work with children ages birth through five in early learning environments.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 55%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): AA (early childhood)
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Overview

The Add-On Licensure is for those individuals who currently have a NC teaching license but want to add another subject area. You will take classes in guiding behavior, methods and materials, assessment, collaborating with parents, and special education. This program is accredited by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Initial Teaching License
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Overview

The online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Birth through Kindergarten (BK) Initial Licensure provides graduate-level training for students with a bachelor's degree in early childhood or a related field seeking an initial North Carolina BK teaching license.

The certificate program requires 20 semester hours and is offered jointly by the departments of Human Development and Family Studies and Specialized Education Services. Students enrolled in the program participate in synchronous online courses, in which they interact with their professors and peers in real time, field experiences, and student teaching in inclusive early childhood settings.

Experienced and committed faculty teach, advise, and mentor students in this innovative interdisciplinary program. Upon completion of the BK Initial Licensure Program, students can choose to apply to the BK:ISED advanced licensure emphasis M.Ed. program. If accepted, 13 credit hours from the licensure program will transfer into the M.Ed. program, essentially shortening the time in the M.Ed. Program.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Early Childhood or Related Field
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes

Overview

The BK:ISED Master of Education (M.Ed.) program prepares students to assume leadership roles in diverse settings (both education and community-based) that develop and implement programming for young children with and without disabilities, ages birth to five, and their families. The degree consists of a minimum of 37 semester hours of graduate course work beyond the Bachelor's degree.

This degree is a fully online synchronous program with classes meeting online using web cameras and microphones. Class meetings are from 5:00 to 6:50pm. Experienced and committed faculty members from the Departments of Human Development and Family Studies and Specialized Education Services teach, advise, and mentor students through this innovative course of study. There are two areas of emphasis in this interdisciplinary M.Ed.—one on Early Childhood Leadership & Program Administration and another on Early Childhood Leadership & Advanced Teaching Licensure.

The Emphasis on Early Childhood Leadership & Program Administration equips teachers, directors/administrators, technical assistance providers, and other professionals working closely with early childhood educators to be leaders in the field. It includes advanced training in personnel development and support, budgeting and financial management, early childhood systems and policy, research and evaluation in early childhood, leadership and mentoring, communication, public engagement, assessment, and curriculum within the context of family-centered practices that support early childhood professionals to effectively work with diverse children and families in inclusive settings.

The Emphasis in Early Childhood Leadership & Advanced Teaching Licensure is designed for students seeking education in early childhood leadership and an advanced teaching license. It is expected that all admitted students to this emphasis have general teaching competencies and hold an initial B-K teaching license or an initial teaching license in another field of education. Those with initial teaching licenses in other fields of education must satisfy prerequisite requirements and complete eight (8) weeks of student teaching (which adds 4 credit hours to the program). Students are eligible for the advanced license in BK upon successful completion of the program. Students will not have the opportunity to obtain the initial BK license through the M.Ed. program, so those wishing to obtain the initial BK license in as few as 3 semesters should apply to the Post-Baccalaureate BK Initial Licensure Program (BK:ILP). Upon completion of BK:ILP, students can apply to the BK:ISED program to finish the M.Ed. and obtain advanced licensure.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 60%

Overview

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies offers an undergraduate program leading to a BS in either Birth-Kindergarten Licensure or Early Care and Education. Programs of study in the department are interdisciplinary, requiring a synthesis of knowledge from the social and behavioral sciences, general education, and early childhood special education.

The Early Care and Education concentration prepares students for careers in childcare centers and agencies, private kindergartens, and hospitals. In addition, the Birth through Kindergarten Teacher Llicensure concentration enables students to teach in public school pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten classrooms serving children with and without disabilities.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Associate in Early Childhood

Overview

WCU's Bachelor of Science in Birth-Kindergarten program also offers a non-licensure option, the Early Childhood Concentration in birth kindergarten education, to individuals in North Carolina by providing a distance learning option for students in rural regions. The instructional delivery system includes courses taught entirely online.

The program will be ongoing with two admission deadlines throughout the year and fall and spring semester "start" dates. The 63 semester hour Early Childhood Concentration program may be completed in seven to nine semesters (2 years) depending on the number of semester hours a student takes per year. Students may choose to attend part-time or full-time depending on their needs, as well as specific degree requirements and the course offerings.

The courses you take in the online major encourage you to interact extensively with classmates by participating in discussion forums with other students, many of whom are working professionals. Writing is an important component of this program and instructors will provide you with personal feedback concerning content and writing skills. Additionally, online tutoring is available at no cost to provide you assistance in strengthening writing skills and the acquisition of academic content.

Through an active learning management system, you will benefit from an online support network that will give you the opportunity to collaborate with other early childhood professionals in the field.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Gen Eds/Associate

Overview

WCU's Bachelor of Science in Birth-Kindergarten offers a licensure program, the Professional Education Concentration, in birth-kindergarten education to potential teachers in North Carolina by providing a distance education option for students in rural regions.

The instructional delivery system includes courses taught through online instruction. The program will be ongoing with two admission deadlines throughout the year with fall and spring semester "starts" each year. The 72-hour program Professional Education Concentration (NC licensure) may be completed in seven to nine semesters (2 years) depending on the number of semester hours a student enrolls in each year. Students may choose to attend part-time or full-time depending on their specific degree requirements and the course offerings.

The courses available in this online major encourage you to interact extensively with classmates by participating in discussion forums with other students, many of whom are working professionals. Writing is an important component of this program and instructors will provide you with personal feedback concerning content and writing skills. A no-cost online tutorial service is available to WCU distance learners that provides assistance in strengthening writing skills and supports the understanding and acquisition of academic content.

You will benefit from an online support network, which will give you the opportunity to collaborate fully with other early childhood professionals in the field.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Gen Eds/Associate
  • Business Teacher Education
    North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
  • BAC
  • Duration
    N/A
  • In State
    $7,638
  • Out of State
    $36,515

Overview

NCA&T State University's Bachelor of Science in Business Teacher Education (BTE) degree will prepare you for a career as a business teacher for grades 7-12 or as a business education professional for training-related careers in business, government, and other organizations. The degree requirements combine teaching, technology, communication, critical thinking, leadership, ethics, and team building with professionalism.

As a Business Teacher Education major, you will have the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge through cooperative training in businesses and not-for-profit organizations. Although all of the coursework can be taken completely online, this degree includes several in-person clinical practice requirements, including a 15-week student teaching internship. However, all of these placements can be made at schools near where you live, even if you are out of state.

The online faculty are the same professors who teach our on-campus students. The degree requirements, expectations, and outcomes are also the same whether you complete your degree on-campus or entirely online.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 69%
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Overview

North Carolina State University's master's degrees in business and marketing education will equip you to further your career as a business and marketing educator. The curriculum will prepare you to assume a leadership role as a master teacher, local and regional supervisor or administrator, or an instructor or administrator in business and industry. When you complete your degree, you will be eligible for advanced ("M") licensure in the North Carolina schools.

Your coursework will integrate the study of the discipline of business and marketing and the principles, theory, and philosophy of business and marketing education. This approach will prepare you to plan and manage effective instruction and curriculum development in business and marketing programs, activities, and services; evaluate existing programs and develop strategies for improvement; analyze research and implement results; conduct rudimentary research directed at problems at the local and state levels; provide professional support for students; assume a leadership role within the professional structure of business and marketing education; and supervise and administer business and marketing education programs in education and business.

Your courses are entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 49%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Business, Marketing, or Related Field
  • License(s): Class A in Business or Marketing education
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Overview

The 48 hour Career Counseling Program is the only CACREP online career program in the nation & one of ten CACREP accredited programs in the United States. The Program prepares students to work as career development professionals with people of all ages in a variety of setttings. These settings include, but are not limited to, career services offices in colleges, universities, community colleges, K-12 public and private schools, nonprofit organizations, and private companies. The Program is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditiation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is an endorsed member of the International Registry of Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP).

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor's Degree
  • Exam(s): GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 2
  • Application Essay: Yes
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Overview

This full-time online degree-completion program leads to the Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Education with teacher licensure in grades 6-12. Graduates will be qualified to teach courses in their licensure area at the middle and high school level. There are four different concentrations currently available:
- Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
- Business, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Education
- Technology, Engineering and Design Education
- Trade and Industry Education


Students may enter the program with as little as 30 credit hours of transfer coursework, provided that they continue to accumulate transfer credits while enrolled at App State. A total of 63 - 73 transfer credit hours will be needed in addition to the 55 - 60 credit hours App State delivers online. (Exact numbers vary by concentration.) In addition to the online coursework, this program requires a 12 credit-hour full-time student teaching field experience to be completed in an NC classroom.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.25
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Exam(s): Praxis CORE test by Semester 3; Praxis II by the end of Semester 5
  • Other Coursework: 48-53 transferable credit, depending on concentration.
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Overview

East Carolina University's Graduate Certificate in Community College Instruction will prepare you for a career as an instructor or administrator in a community college. You will develop the theoretical knowledge and skills you need to initiate, design and develop, organize, and implement effective educational programs for adults.

You will take a core of three courses in pedagogy and then choose two electives from adult education, business and vocational education, instructional technology or related fields. Your courses are at the graduate level and delivered entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications and by streaming video.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • # of Recommendations: 2
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Overview

The Certificate in Computer-based Instruction is designed to teach basic instructional, visual, and interface design principles. Certificate students will apply these principles using various software tools, including computer-based, online, and virtual reality tools.

The focus will be on developing instructional software and related computer-based instruction applications within corporate training, higher education, military training, and K-12 school settings.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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  • Counselor Education
    North Carolina State University
  • CERT
  • Duration
    9 Months
  • In State
    $5,291
  • Out of State
    $11,596

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Counselor Education (GCCE) is designed for school teachers, administrators, support staff, advisors, and tutors in various educational institutions (schools and universities), human service workers in government or community agencies, and individuals interested in counseling work. Students may complete the program in a year.

Graduates of this program provide paraprofessional counseling to assist licensed counselors. They also become advocates and offer support for their students/clients. People who work in schools or educational institutions – e.g., teachers, administrators, advisors, or tutors – or in fields requiring frequent human interaction – e.g., human services, or training and development – may benefit from the GCCE program. The program provides training in basic counseling and communication skills, multicultural skills, and advocacy and support, which may be applied in schools and other settings. The program is designed particularly for individuals who desire to help students and other clients individually or in groups with academic, emotional, behavioral, career, and/or family problems.

Credit hours earned in the GCCE program may be applied to master's programs in counselor education at NC State or other institutions. The online Graduate Certificate in Counselor Education (GCCE) requires 13 credit hours and may be completed within one year.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 77%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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  • Curriculum Specialist
    Appalachian State University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $9,671
  • Out of State
    $33,636

Overview

This 100% online Master of Arts degree is in compliance with the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) requirements leading to North Carolina Licensure as a curriculum-instructional specialist. This graduate degree will prepare you to become a curriculum instructional specialist whose primary concern is the improvement of learning opportunities through instructional leadership by advising administrators and teachers on curriculum development, instruction, and staff development.

The degree requires the pre-requisite of a teaching license. If you already hold a Master's Degree and a current teaching license, you may obtain an add-on licensure as a Curriculum Specialist.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): North Carolina A license or the equivalent from another state
  • Exam(s): MAT or GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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Overview

Master of Education and Add-On License in Curriculum/Instruction and Supervision The University of North Carolina Wilmington offers a Master of Education and Add-on License in Curriculum/Instruction and Supervision (CIS) that can be completed entirely online.

The programs provide advanced study to prepare effective school and district level curriculum and instructional leaders. CIS is appropriate for classroom teachers, building administrators, teacher educators, and other personnel who play a role in the professional development of others. Career Opportunities Graduates of the Curriculum/Instruction and Supervision program will be qualified for a variety of positions, including Curriculum Specialist, Reading or Math Specialist, and Title I Specialist. Others accept district leadership roles around professional development of teachers, curriculum development, or instructional leadership.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Related Field
  • Exam(s): GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes
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  • Dance Education
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • MAS
  • Duration
    36 Months
  • In State
    $9,396
  • Out of State
    $33,120

Overview

The Master of Arts in Dance Education is designed for full-time dance educators teaching a diverse population of public school students. At least one year of full-time teaching experience with K-12 students is very strongly recommended before beginning the program.

Many course assignments require teaching public school students (or similar populations). The program is not appropriate for those teaching only in typical commercial or professional studios. Students who already hold an initial North Carolina teaching license in Dance (Standard Professional I) may choose to earn the advanced M license along with the degree. This option is not available for those students who do not already hold the initial license. Students who hold an initial dance license from another state may contact the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to see if they are eligible for a North Carolina license.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Deaf-Blindness
    East Carolina University
  • CERT
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • In State
    $3,510
  • Out of State
    $12,780

Overview

This on-line program prepares educators in the area of deafblindness based on nationally recognized competencies, reviewed by ECU faculty, and the National Consortium of Deafblindness.

Who benefits from the Graduate Certificate in Deafblindness? Educators, family members, and other professionals with undergraduate degrees who work with students who have deafblindness.

What will I know and be able to do when I complete this Graduate Certificate? Understand the unique impact of deafblindness on development and learning; assess the strengths and needs of these individuals; work collaboratively with families, related service specialists, educators, and other specialists; Design and implement empirically valid, effective educational programs and services; train and utilize deafblind interveners and other paraprofessionals; serve as an effective teacher, school leader, advocate, and professional development resource.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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Overview

The online program in Instructional Technology (IT) is designed for teachers or other educational professionals who are interested in learning more about integrating the use of computers and other technologies into teaching and learning. Graduates of the program work as classroom teachers, school level or system level instructional technology specialists, curriculum developers, or in private industry.

Graduate study in the program leads to either a Master of Education (M.Ed. non-thesis) or a Master of Science (M.S. thesis) degree. Students with a North Carolina teaching license are eligible to receive the 077 Technology Specialist add-on licensure upon completion of the program.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE/GMAT
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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Overview

In ECU's graduate certificate in distance instruction program you will learn the basic principles of distance delivery of classes, how to manage distance-delivered classes, and how to evaluate their effectiveness.

Your courses are at the graduate level and are delivered entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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The North Carolina Central University Bachelor of Science Birth-Kindergarten Teacher Education program will prepare you to work professionally with children ages birth through kindergarten, whether they are developing typically or at-risk for or diagnosed with a disability. You will gain an understanding of the foundations and theories related to child development and early childhood education, and will learn how to create learning environments that foster children's development, how to select materials and use appropriate teaching methods, how to incorporate technology into the curriculum, how to plan an anti-biased multi-cultural classroom environment, and how to involve families in their children's education.

The program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree and the opportunity for state teacher licensure. To earn a teaching license, you must meet the requirements and competencies specified by the Department of Human Sciences, the School of Education, and the Department of Public Instruction. These include completing a semester-long, supervised internship in a public school or an approved early childhood education program and passing the national teacher's examination.

Certification qualifies you to work with young children and their families in a variety of settings, including public and private school, More at Four and Head Start programs, cooperative extension services, child care centers, home-based early intervention services, child care resource and referral agencies, high-quality early childhood education programs, and university-based education programs.

The online program offers the same courses as the on-campus program, but you will take the coursework in your major entirely online. Course delivery is asynchronous and enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications, including streaming audio and video. Regular NCCU faculty teach your online courses, with some adjunct faculty approved by the School of Education. The program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and approved by the NC Department of Public Instruction.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 50%
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Overview

Instructors who teach healthcare-related courses at colleges, universities and community colleges and those considering pursuing a career in teaching in healthcare-related professions are encouraged to apply to this certificate program.This certificate is aimed at current and potential instructors teaching in medical fields as well as in dentistry, physical therapy, nursing assistant, and all other healthcare-related programs.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • # of Recommendations: 2
  • Application Essay: Yes
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East Carolina University's Educational Specialist degree is an advanced graduate degree in educational leadership. It is designed for those who are in entry-level leadership roles who want to prepare for senior leadership positions. The EDS program prepares assistant principals and principals who hold Level I licensure as school administrators to earn Level II licensure.

Candidates for the Eds program should have a master's degree and Level I licensure in administration and/or supervision. Evidence of three years of successful leadership experience is highly recommended for candidates applying to the EdS program. Students enter the online EDS program as a cohort in the fall semester.

During the first year, courses focus on the theory and practice of educational administration and issues, problems, and research in educational leadership. During the second year, you will work with professors to tailor a year-long internship, field studies, and independent research to your individual professional interests and career goals.

You will complete your internship on the job, and your field study and research will address a significant problem of practice.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Master
  • License(s): Level 1 Administration or Supervision
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Overview

This 30 semester-hour program provides advanced graduate work for public school administration resulting in the intermediate Ed.S. degree. The focus is to prepare individuals for higher levels of educational administrative responsibility, typically in specialized positions in central office administration. This degree leads to sixth-year licensure.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Doctorate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Master in Education-related field
  • License(s): M level school administrator license. Current principal licensure (NC License Code 12 or its equivalent from another state). Priority will be given to practicing principals and assistant/associate principals whose career goal is to become a superintendent.
  • Exam(s): MAT or GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes
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  • Educational Media
    Appalachian State University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    16 Months
  • In State
    $8,927
  • Out of State
    $31,049

Overview

Educational Media is a 36 semester-hour program that offers students the opportunity to gain technical, aesthetic and intellectual skills and perspectives needed to analyze and develop online environments utilizing the digital networked media. There are four tracks to explore: Online Learning and Professional Development, New Media Literacies and Global Perspectives, Instructional Technology Specialist/K-12 and Instructional Technology Specialist/General.

In the Online Learning and Professional Development track, students gain information technology skills necessary for building online learning and training environments. This track is particularly useful for students considering a career in educational media programming, online teaching development or business-oriented web-based learning environments.

With New Media Literacies and Global Perspectives, prepare to be engaged in constructivist learning environments and global learning communities. Emphasis is placed upon cultural diversity and the analysis of new media environments from a global perspective.

Many teachers pursue the Instructional Technology Specialist/K-12 track to improve their use of computer technologies in their classrooms. Others seeking a career in corporate and health training or instructional design opt for the Instructional Technology Specialist/General.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)."
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): MAT or GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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  • Elementary Education
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    30 Months
  • In State
    $8,424
  • Out of State
    $30,672

Overview

The Master of Arts in Education - Elementary Education degree program allows completion of an advanced degree for individuals who presently hold an initial K-6 elementary teaching license. MAEd-ELEM students participate in advanced study of both content and pedagogical issues.

As emerging leaders in their schools and districts, students work closely with education faculty to design innovative research projects that contribute to the elementary education field. A nine-hour content area strand is selected from areas including courses in advanced methods, gifted education, library science, digital literacy/technology integration, and/or teaching English as a second language.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Initial K-6 elementary teaching license
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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  • Elementary Education
    University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • BAC
  • Duration
    48 Months
  • In State
    $10,112
  • Out of State
    $40,064

Overview

The Elementary Education Program offers a program leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and licensure to teach grades K-6. The goal of the Elementary Education program at UNCW is to assist in providing an appropriate education for children in grades K-6 through the preparation of teachers who are well educated and professionally competent.

The conceptual framework for the elementary education program is one which is common to all teacher education programs at UNCW: Watson College of Education develops highly competent and effective professionals to serve in educational leadership roles.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Acceptance Rate: 54%
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  • Elementary Education
    University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,496
  • Out of State
    $29,808

Overview

The Elementary Education Program offers a program leading to a Master of Education degree in Elementary Education and licensure to teach grades K-6. The goal of the Elementary Education program at UNCW is to assist in providing an appropriate education for children in grades K-6 through the preparation of teachers who are well educated and professionally competent.

The conceptual framework for the elementary education program is one which is common to all teacher education programs at UNCW: Watson College of Education develops highly competent and effective professionals to serve in educational leadership roles.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Acceptance Rate: 54%
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Overview

State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Partnership East is an East Carolina University College of Education degree completion partnership with North Carolina community colleges. Students graduate with a four-year degree in elementary education, middle grades education, or special education from East Carolina University by completing the first two years of the program at any one of our partnering community colleges followed by taking ECU courses online.

This degree completion partnership is designed specifically for students that transition from a North Carolina community college.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 62%
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The Graduate Certificate in Elementary Mathematics Education is a practitioner-oriented program designed to sharpen instructional expertise, develop teaching skill, deepen mathematics knowledge, and promote leadership in mathematics education. Successful completion of the six certificate courses leads to add-on mathematics licensure at the elementary level.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Initial teaching License
  • # of Recommendations: 2
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Overview

This certificate and concentration prepares future and strengthens current professionals working within community-based youth and/or family organizations to work with parents, professionals and families in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their potential. Required courses are designed to strengthen the student's understanding and application of critical aspects of family life coaching, including helping clients increase decision making skills, interpersonal effectiveness, and confidence.

The tenets of coaching include awareness, purpose & passion, work/life balance, values, vision, intentions, accountability, and asking powerful questions. Students will learn about the profession of life coaching as well as tools for implementing the tenets of coaching in family life and youth development settings.

Please note that the certificate offers a foundation for coaching skill development but it is not an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) at this time.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 77%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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Overview

The MAEd in Family and Consumer Sciences is designed for individuals who already hold teaching licenses in family and consumer sciences. The curriculum is designed to help teachers achieve goals and develop advanced competencies in professional education, family and consumer sciences subject matter, and interpersonal relationships.

Graduates learn communication skills that prepare them for leadership positions in academia, business, and industry.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Teaching License in Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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Overview

The family and consumer sciences (FACS) education program prepares individuals to teach in middle grades and high schools; to work with the Cooperative Extension Service or other educational agencies such as vocational education, workforce development programs, and career services; and to prepare graduate study.

FACS majors gain technical and career skills in work-based efficiency with six career areas: community and family services, culinary arts and hospitality, early childhood education, family and consumer sciences advanced study, food science, human services work development, and interior design services.

Students also learn about workplace applications and leadership skills necessary to advise student organizations. There is a severe shortage of FACS educators in North Carolina and the U.S.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Other Coursework: Must meet University transfer requirements and any program requirements
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Overview

The online Academically or Intellectually Gifted (AIG) Graduate Certificate prepares currently licensed K-12 teachers from all disciplines to employ diverse and effective instructional practices to enrich, extend, and accelerate the standard curriculum for gifted students.

UNC Charlotte's Department of Special Education and Child Development offers this 12-credit-hour graduate level program for teachers seeking North Carolina's Department of Public Instruction AIG Add-On Licensure. The online AIG Graduate Certificate is a part-time program delivered using Centra and Moodle. To participate in this program, your computer must meet specific technical specifications.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 68%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Teaching License

Overview

UNC Charlotte's online Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate is a non-licensure program designed for teachers and human service agency staff to acquire these skills and expertise. This Graduate Certificate meets the Professional Content Standards of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC); and, offers students the opportunity to pursue graduate-level education through the flexibility of online learning from UNC Charlotte faculty and ASD professionals.

Course Requirements:
SPED 6115. Nature and Needs of Autism Spectrum Disorders
SPED 6225. Communication, Daily Living and Social Skills for Autism Spectrum Disorders
SPED 6272. Program Design and Development for Autism Spectrum Disorders
SPED 6277. Program Assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 68%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte's College of Education has designed the educational program to provide experienced professionals with a Bachelor's degree in other fields with the means to earn a North Carolina Teaching License.

The program includes two levels of study: For the Graduate Certificate in Teaching (Phase I of the M.A.T. program), students can complete the 18-hour* Standard Professional I License requirements for middle grades or secondary education in the areas of English, Math, Social Studies, and Science, through an online distance education option. Graduate Certificate candidates may apply to the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) at a later date. If accepted, all core Graduate Certificate courses may be applied to the M.A.T.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): NC Teaching license in K-6
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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The Graduate Certificate in Teaching Middle and Secondary Education leads to the initial teaching license, called the Standard Professional I license. Candidates enrolled in this program may apply to the M.A.T. at a later date. If accepted, all core courses taken for the Graduate Certificate will apply to the M.A.T.

Clinical hours average 20 hours per semester, per course (with the exception of the final course, MDSK 6470.) To fulfill clinical hour or classroom observation requirements, non-practicing teachers must be able to travel, up to 50 miles one way, to a UNC Charlotte designated North Carolina school; current full-time practicing teachers must teach at a North Carolina public school or a North Carolina private or charter school-approved by UNC Charlotte's Department of Middle, Secondary, and K-12 Education and must observe outside of their classrooms to gain a diverse experience. The final internship course, MDSK 6470, lasts an entire semester and provides students with the opportunity to teach and be observed in a classroom setting.

For a North Carolina school 50 miles or more from UNC Charlotte's campus, distance education students in the online middle grades or secondary education graduate certificate program must request school placement for the final course by submitting a student teaching internship placement application. Students are required to have a webcam and a wireless microphone. Observation hours are to be completed in a school district that permits the use of a live webcam feed in a secure meeting room or videotaped observations as a part of the supervision process. If observations cannot be completed via webcam/live feed, candidates must assume the responsibility for payment and mileage reimbursement for the university supervisor who will be employed to complete face-to-face observations.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • # of Recommendations: 3

Overview

This is a 27-hour Graduate Certificate program meeting North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) requirements for the Standard Professional I license in Special Education: Adapted Curriculum. This licensure provides professional educators an opportunity to develop teaching strategies and curriculum skills to enable students with disabilities to access the standard curriculum and address areas of functional and independent living skills. Disability areas would include moderate to severe disabilities, autism, mental disabilities, and/or multiple disabilities.

Course Requirements:
SPED 5100 Introduction to Special Education
SPED 5175 Instructional Planning in Special Education
SPED 5270 Classroom Management
SPED 5173 Diagnostic Assessment
SPED 5271 Systematic Instruction
SPED 5274 General Curriculum Access and Adaptations
SPED 5279 Content Area Instruction for Students with Special Needs
SPED 5316 Transition Planning and Service Delivery
SPED 6690 Consultation and Collaboration
SPED 6476

These courses are delivered online using Centra and/or Moodle. To participate in this program, your computer must meet minimum technical specifications listed on the Adapted Curriculum website. Students using a high-speed internet connection (cable or DSL) report greatest satisfaction with courseware access.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 68%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes

Overview

The Special Education (K-12): General Curriculum Graduate Certificate program is a 27-hour graduate-level program to prepare students for the North Carolina "Standard Professional I" license (initial licensure) in Special Education: General Curriculum. Special Education (K-12): General Curriculum teachers work with students who have mild disabilities. Using an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), tailored to each student's educational requirements and abilities, Special Education: General Curriculum teachers adapt general education curriculum to meet each special education student's needs.

Course Requirements:
SPED 5100: Introduction to Special Education
SPED 5270: Classroom Management
SPED 5173: Diagnostic Assessment
SPED 5175: Instructional Planning in Special Education
SPED 5272: Teaching Mathematics to Learners with Special Needs
SPED 5275: Teaching Reading to Learners with Special Needs
SPED 5277: Teaching Written Expression to Learners with Special Needs
SPED 5279: Content Area Instruction for Students with Special Needs
SPED 6475: Special Education - General Curriculum Internship

Students using a high-speed internet connection (cable or DSL) report greatest satisfaction with courseware access.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 68%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes

Overview

This program is an 18-hour web-based program that meets all of the requirements for the NC Elementary School Mathematics Add-On License. Individuals applying to the program must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited university and a valid teaching license in Elementary Education (Grades K-6).

The coursework helps teachers build the necessary understanding of mathematics, the process of learning mathematics and children's mathematical thinking in order to be strong mathematics teachers.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Health Education
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,424
  • Out of State
    $30,672

Overview

East Carolina University's Master of Arts in Health Education provides you with advanced academic training if you are employed or are planning to seek employment as a health educator in an academic, clinical, community, or corporate setting.

You will take core and research skills courses and will complete your degree by choosing one of three options: thesis, internship, or elective coursework.

Your coursework will be entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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Overview

East Carolina University's Master of Arts in Education degree with a concentration in school health education will improve your teaching techniques and practices and allow you to advance professionally in the health education field. Acquiring the MAEd degree will allow for an annual salary increase, and your coursework will complete some of the requirements of National Board Certification.

In addition, this is the only program in North Carolina that leads to "M" licensure in health education. Your coursework will include work in an education core and a health education core. The health education core requires an internship that you may complete without leaving your present position. The degree does not require a thesis.

Your coursework will be entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Teaching License
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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  • Higher Education
    Appalachian State University
  • DOC
  • Duration
    19 Months
  • In State
    $7,439
  • Out of State
    $25,874

Overview

The Higher Education, Adult and Developmental Education program prepares individuals to design, deliver and evaluate educational programs for adults in community colleges and universities, allied health programs, industry, the community, and other agencies and organizations offering adult education. The program results in the intermediate Ed.S. degree.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Doctorate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Master
  • Exam(s): MAT or GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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  • Instructional Technology
    North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,502
  • Out of State
    $32,214

Overview

NCA&T State University's Master of Science in Instructional Technology will give you the skills and knowledge to work with instructional design and delivery in both education and business fields. A rich variety of coursework will provide both theoretical and practical knowledge, and you will leave the program with a solid foundation in the science and art of instructional planning in a variety of settings, and experience and expertise in the use of a variety of media.

The program is specifically targeted to prepare professionals within the following areas: training management, media/learning center management, distance education, technology specialist for schools and districts, media coordinator for school media centers and libraries, production of computer/Internet-based instruction, instructional design, multimedia development, consulting, training design and development. You will choose from among four study concentrations. You can choose a general track in business and industry, or if you already hold a North Carolina "A" teaching license, you can pursue licensure as a school media coordinator or an instructional technologist/computers.

The program is housed in the NCA&T School of Education's Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The courses in the online Master of Science in Instructional Technology program are the same courses offered by the on-campus program, but you take your courses entirely online. You will stay in contact with your instructors, participate in a variety of learning activities, and complete all the same work as students studying on campus, as required and on time, but you will do it from your computer at home. Course delivery is both asynchronous and synchronous, depending upon the requirements of the professor teaching each course. Some interactions may take place using webcams to enhance communication.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Instructional Technology
    University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,496
  • Out of State
    $29,808

Overview

UNCW's Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology (MIT) program provides advanced professional training for teachers and school technology coordinators; business and industry personnel such as executives, trainers, and human resource development employees; persons in the health care field; and community college instructors. The program focuses on the theory and practice of design and development, utilization, management, and evaluation of processes and resources for learning. It emphasizes product development and utilization of advanced technology and provides applied training in the total design, development, implementation, and evaluation of educational and training programs.

The program consists of 36 credit hours including 15 hours of core or foundation courses and 15 credit hours of focus or specialty area courses, 3 hours of seminar series (colloquia) and internship, and 3 credit hours of design and development research project or master's thesis. The M.S. in Instructional Technology requires that students have North Carolina "A" level licensure in at least one area of education prior to admission if they are seeking advanced licensure. Upon completion of the program, students are recommended for "M" level licensure as an Instructional Technology Specialist – Computer Specialist. Individuals in other fields (e.g., business and industry, higher education or health-related fields, etc.) that do not require teaching licensure complete their master's degree in instructional technology, but are NOT recommended for advanced licensure in teaching upon completion.

In addition to several unique features, the MIT program provides students the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge by engaging in developing projects and/or solving problems that offer a real-world context for learning. The Project-based and problem-based orientation for the program and its courses allows for considerable flexibility to tailor individual needs across multiple academic disciplines and future work settings. Students from diverse fields can plan programs which are consistent with their long-range academic and professional goals.MIT online courses are supported by Cisco Telepresence and Video Conferencing technology that enables virtual collaboration and meetings.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes
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Overview

East Carolina University's Master of Science in Instructional Technology will train you to design and develop computer-based instructional materials for education, government, and business.

The master of science degree is the appropriate degree if you are pursuing a career in higher education, government, or corporate training but do not require a teaching license. Your coursework will be entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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Overview

East Carolina University's Master of Arts in Education with a specialty in instructional technology will prepare you to work as a technology facilitator at the building level and technology coordinator at the system level in North Carolina school systems. The MAEd degree is the appropriate degree if you are pursuing a career in a pre-kindergarten-12 school setting or a related education agency and are interested in pursuing advanced licensure (077 computer specialist). The theoretical base for this program is in the area of instructional design.

The curriculum is further enhanced through practical experiences in the selection of multimedia and digital resources, instructional strategies for 21st century classrooms, and administration of technology programs in K-12 school settings. The Internship is completed during the final semester and provides opportunities for teachers and specialists to design professional development workshops for teachers and others in education.

Teachers may complete the internship activities while working full time at their current place of employment.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Teaching License
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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Overview

The Instructional Technology Facilitation certificate provides a technology facilitation endorsement (079) or licensure (077).

This graduate certificate serves individuals who do not wish to earn a master of arts degree, but wish to expand their knowledge and skill base in web-delivered online distance learning and teaching.

The complete certificate is 15 semester hours. Each semester the student would take one or two online courses along with students enrolled in the master's degree program. Nine hours of certificate credit are eligible for transfer to the master's degree. Prospective MA applicants should formally apply to the degree program prior to reaching this limit.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)."
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Other Coursework: Web Page Development, The Development of Virtual Learning Communities, Instructional Design, Multimedia Production, and Online Teaching
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Overview

UNCW's Instructional Technology Specialist (ITS), an 18-hour certification program, has been established within the M.S. in Instructional Technology Program to address the needs of K-12 teachers, as well as instructional technology specialists, community college faculty/staff, and individuals interested in advancing their career opportunities.

The Instructional Technology Specialist Certificate is open to all interested individuals with a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in this country or its equivalent in a foreign institution based on a four-year program and have a strong overall academic record with a "B" average or better in the basic courses required in the area of the proposed certificate program. Students holding or qualified to hold, North Carolina class "A" teaching licensure in at least one area of education prior to admission or completion of the Certificate program are qualified to apply for 079 Special Endorsement in Educational Computing and Technology Facilitation (TF) upon completion of the IF Certificate program. All courses in the IT Specialist (ITS) program are delivered in a technology-enhanced (web-enhanced) or distance-learning (online) format. All web-enhanced and online courses are designed to provide highly interactive learning environment where students and the instructor use threaded discussion, virtual classroom interaction, email, and other online synchronous and asynchronous interaction and discussion to learn the materials.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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  • Kinesiology
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • DOC
  • Duration
    48 Months
  • In State
    $15,660
  • Out of State
    $55,200

Overview

The Doctor of Education in Kinesiology Online (EdD in KIN Online) at UNCG is an interdisciplinary, professional degree program specifically designed for practicing professionals who have a minimum of three years of professional experience in Kinesiology or related fields, and desire a doctorate that is focused on professional scholarship and practice in leadership, advocacy, and teaching. Our aim is to bring together a community of scholars to develop action-oriented leaders.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Doctorate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Master
  • Exam(s): GRE
  • Application Essay: Yes

Overview

The post-baccalaureate certificate in Leadership in Early Care and Education will provide students with graduate level training and a credential to pursue careers in leadership positions in early care and education settings including early intervention, Smart Start, resource and referral, and community college instruction. The program offers synchronous classes (with the convenience of online learning and the familiarity of the traditional class format) as well as exciting interdisciplinary opportunities such as team-taught classes!

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Child Development/Family Studies, Education, Psychology, or a Related Area
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes
  • Library Science
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $9,126
  • Out of State
    $33,228

Overview

ECU's Master of Library Science degree will prepare you for a career as a librarian in public, community college, and special libraries; school media centers; or other information centers.

You will learn to develop, implement, monitor, and revise collection policies; develop and/or maintain accepted systems and codes to the organization of library resources; use print and electronic resources to answer reference questions; identify and use appropriate technology to support, simplify, or enhance library functions; plan, organize, and manage library resources; discuss ethical and legal issues that apply to a library setting; plan, organize, and produce online documents or Web sites; and plan and instruct users and staff in the effective use of ideas and information.

The program is approved by NCATE/AASL, NCDPI, and the NC Public Library Certification Commission and is ALA Accredited.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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  • Library Science
    North Carolina Central University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • In State
    $9,000
  • Out of State
    $29,556

Overview

The North Carolina Central University Master of Library Science program will give you an understanding of the foundations of librarianship and information services, and applied knowledge in information systems and research methods. You will choose one of two tracks: school media librarian; or academic, public, and special librarian.

The courses in the online MLS program are the same courses offered by the on-campus program and have been designed by the regular faculty. Each week there are lessons, interactions with other students and with the professors, and assignments to be completed and returned. The biggest difference is that you will do most of the work on your own schedule.

Your work online will be enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications, including e-mail, live interactive video or voice conferencing, and Internet-based course management software. NCCU's School of Library and Information Sciences is accredited by the American Library Association."

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 50%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE/GMAT
  • Other Coursework: Reading Comprehension in a Foreign Language
  • # of Recommendations: 2
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  • Library Science
    Appalachian State University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,927
  • Out of State
    $31,049

Overview

The Master of Library Science program's mission is to make a positive impact on public library patrons and K-12 students by producing appropriately educated school and public librarians who take leadership roles in the state, nation, and world.

The program blends service, teaching, and scholarship to attract, educate and graduate reflective life-long learners, agents of positive change, world citizens, promoters of intellectual freedom and action oriented leaders in the library profession. This program is approved by the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction, nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and regionally accredited by the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification Commission.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): MAT or GRE
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Overview

If you have a passion for connecting people with information, the Master of Library and Information Studies combines the degree you need with the flexibility you want. The program features challenging classes; caring, accessible faculty; and accreditation by the American Library Association.

The opportunities are endless, as are the rewards, when you choose to serve others using a Master of Library and Information Studies. There is tremendous diversity in the kinds of employment available to holders of the MLIS degree that range from traditional library settings to information providers for federal agencies, chief information officers, archivists, and information product vendors.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 3

Overview

The M.Ed. in Elementary Education has been designed for experienced educators who teach in the state of North Carolina and wish to become instructional leaders, advanced practitioners, and global educators. The program promotes an educational philosophy that values globalization, cultural knowledge, and multiple worldviews. Successful graduates will possess comprehensive pedagogical, conceptual, and reflective knowledge that can be applied to effectively address all facets of teaching in the elementary education classroom. They will improve their educational practice through self-reflection and applied research, and serve as collaborative educational leaders.

Graduates will also acquire advanced content knowledge in a specific concentration area of their choosing. The M.Ed. in Elementary Education requires a total of 33 hours of courses to be taken in three sequenced phases: Developing Perspectives (9 hours), Collaborative Inquiry (6 hours), and Investigative Leadership (3 hours), plus 3 hours of electives. The remaining 12 hours are completed in specific concentration areas (Academically or Intellectually Gifted, STEM, Special Education, and Elementary Mathematics), which are delivered online and can be completed at times throughout the program.

This 100% online program offers the completion of elementary education courses at a part-time pace, completing the requirements for the Master of Education in 33 semester hours by using online teaching and learning tools such as Moodle, an online course management platform, and Saba Meeting, the University's synchronous classroom meeting software.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 91%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Elementary Education
  • License(s): Class "A" teaching license in elementary education
  • Exam(s): GRE/MAT
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes
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Overview

The Master of Education in Middle Grades and Secondary Education (M.Ed.) is a professional degree developed specifically for experienced, licensed teachers in middle and secondary schools who desire advanced study in content and pedagogy, and who seek an opportunity to integrate advanced study with their teaching experiences.

UNC Charlotte offers the M.Ed. to provide North Carolina practicing teachers the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills through an accessible and flexible graduate distance education program. Our newly revised, 100% online 33-hour degree program targets educators who work with our state's adolescents and it offers, among other things, opportunities to reflect on and deepen your understanding of the world in which contemporary adolescents live, your content knowledge and skills, your outreach to diverse students, your family connections, and your leadership abilities.

Don't hesitate to contact us if you have additional questions. Our goal is to help you produce a successful application that will, in turn, get you started on the road to degree completion.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Teaching
  • Exam(s): GRE/GMAT
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes

Overview

Teaching professionals looking for an advanced degree can pursue a Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.).Our online-only programs offer innovative and challenging curriculums designed to prepare teachers to develop and apply research skills, expand and deepen content area knowledge, and further the understanding of child and educational psychology in order to provide opportunities for curriculum development and exploration of current methodology.

The coursework enables students to be inviting, reflective decision makers who can give leadership to the local school system in order to implement or improve elementary and middle grades programs.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Prerequisites:
  • License(s): North Carolina Class A teaching license, or a comparable license from another state.
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes
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Overview

Teaching professionals looking for an advanced degree can pursue a Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.).Our online-only programs offer innovative and challenging curriculums designed to prepare teachers to develop and apply research skills, expand and deepen content area knowledge, and further the understanding of child and educational psychology in order to provide opportunities for curriculum development and exploration of current methodology.

The coursework enables students to be inviting, reflective decision makers who can give leadership to the local school system in order to implement or improve elementary and middle grades programs.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Prerequisites:
  • License(s): North Carolina Class A teaching license, or a comparable license from another state.
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes
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Overview

The MAEd program is for teachers who have an "A" level license in special education or another area of education. The program consists of a professional core, a special education core, and a concentration in one of the following areas: mild to moderate, severe disabilities, or gifted education.

Pending satisfactory completion of the program, you will be recommended for a "M" license from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. You will take your coursework completely online. The design of the online classes is based on Bransford, Brown, & Cocking's How People Learn framework (1999).

You will benefit from an online support network, which will give you the opportunity to collaborate with other special education or gifted professionals and showcase your work.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.85
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes

Overview

The master's degree in elementary education is designed for experienced, practicing teachers who are seeking an "M" license and/or planning to apply for National Board Certification. The master's program extends the theoretical and pedagogical foundations acquired during undergraduate study and builds on the competence acquired by the career teacher through years of practice. Teachers must hold a Standard Professional I license or be eligible to hold a Standard Professional I license at the time of application. Two years full-time teaching experience is recommended but not required.

The mission of the master's program in elementary education is to prepare the experienced teacher for full participation in the profession as leader, researcher, and master practitioner. The master's program is designed to promote both teacher autonomy and interdependence through inquiry, reflection, and action. Teachers and teacher educators are encouraged to collaborate on ways to enhance the professional lives of teachers, the learning and well-being of their students, the teaching and learning environments of their schools, and partnerships with parents and families.

The Elementary Education Program is designed to help the career teacher
1. strengthen his/her commitment to the goals of education in a democratic society and use the underlying principles of those goals to guide decisions about practice;
2. develop ways of working with families and other members of the community to reform schools so that all children may learn meaningfully and equitably;
3. become an active member of various professional communities, develop leadership abilities, and seek opportunities to function as a leader within those communities;
4. develop the disposition to strengthen both subject-specific and pedagogical knowledge-bases through systematic research and inquiry on practice;
5. construct (or revise) a conceptual framework for teaching and learning which reflects the philosophical, moral, and pedagogical complexities of teacher decisions about the education of culturally and developmentally diverse learners; and,
6. develop the disposition to reflect critically on the connection between his/her conceptual framework for teaching and learning (theory) and the effectiveness of his/her practice on diverse learners.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): NC Teaching License
  • Exam(s): GRE/MAT
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes
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Overview

The Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in Elementary Education requires a total of 39 semester credit hours to be taken in two sequenced phases, Phase I: The Graduate Certificate in Elementary Education (27 hours) and Phase II: The Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education (12 hours). Through UNC Charlotte's College of Education and the Department of Reading and Elementary Education, Phase II of the M.A.T. program is now offered in a 100% online format, amidst convenient and flexible online delivery methods that fit adult learners' busy schedules.

Phase II of the M.A.T. program is designed for classroom teachers who are interested in improving instructional programs through the acquisition of deep theoretical and content knowledge. The focus of these courses is to produce educators who have a deep knowledge of classroom behavior management, action research, and classroom strategies designed to meet the needs of diverse populations of students. Completion of Phase II of the program awards the graduate the degree of Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education and qualifies them for North Carolina's Standard Professional 2 (SP2) Professional Educator's License in Elementary Education.

Candidates accepted into the M.A.T. program will have the academic credentials and maturity necessary to complete advanced work in teacher education through a rigorous graduate program. The Master of Arts in Teaching may be entered once the Graduate Certificate in Teaching (Phase I) is completed at UNC Charlotte. All coursework must be completed within a six-year time frame beginning with the first class taken in the Graduate Certificate program (Course work within Phase I/Graduate Certificate must be completed within four years.) If accepted for M.A.T. (Phase II) admission, all graduate education courses taken for the Graduate Certificate will apply to the M.A.T.

This 100% online program offers the completion of elementary education courses in Phase II and requires employment as a classroom teacher. Phase I will be offered at UNC Charlotte's Main Campus as a traditional on-campus program, Phase II will be offered 100% online using online teaching and learning tools such as Moodle, an online course management platform, and Saba Meeting, the University's synchronous classroom meeting software.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.50
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Certificate
  • # of Recommendations: 1
  • Application Essay: Yes

Overview

The Master of Arts in Teaching (Master'sT.) Special Education (K-12) is two-phase 39-hour master's degree program. Students eligible for this online program are those who have completed Phase I, the 27-credit-hour Graduate Certificate, in either Special Education (K-12): Adapted Curriculum or Special Education (K-12) General Curriculum and have obtained their North Carolina Standard Professional I (initial) teaching license.

Full time special education classroom teaching placement is highly preferred to complete Phase II of the Master'sT. Special Education (K-12): Adapted Curriculum provides professional educators an opportunity to develop teaching strategies and curriculum skills to enable students with disabilities to access the standard curriculum and address areas of functional and independent living skills. Disability areas would include moderate to severe disabilities, autism, mental disabilities, and/or multiple disabilities. Special Education (K-12): General Curriculum teachers work with students who have mild disabilities. Using an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), tailored to each student's educational requirements and abilities, Special Education: General Curriculum teachers adapt general education curriculum to meet each special education student's needs.

Courses are delivered online using Centra and/or Blackboard Vista. Students using a high-speed internet connection (cable or DSL) report greatest satisfaction with courseware access.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.50
Acceptance Rate: 68%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • # of Recommendations: 1
  • Application Essay: Yes
  • Mathematics Education
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,424
  • Out of State
    $30,672

Overview

Can you picture yourself becoming a leader of mathematics teachers? If so, challenge yourself by enrolling in the Master of Arts in Education (MAEd) in Mathematics Education.

The MAEd in Mathematics Education has something for the mathematics teacher at any level. Participants choose to concentrate at the elementary, middle grades, or high school** level.

The 36-hour MAEd is typically completed in two years by part-time graduate students who are full-time teachers. Faculty work hard to help students develop into a professional network of mathematics educators and many graduates use the master's degree work as a springboard to National Board Certification. Specific mathematics education courses are offered online during the academic year while MAEd students are teaching. This allows participants to use their classroom as a laboratory for testing ideas, piloting assessment items, and performing action research.

**The high school concentration is offered in conjunction with the Department of Mathematics and although the mathematics courses are offered on campus, all other course work is done online. Elementary and middle grades mathematics programs are offered in a totally distance education format.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Mathematics education teaching license
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
  • # of Recommendations: 2
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  • Mental Health Counseling
    North Carolina Central University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    30 Months
  • In State
    $14,576
  • Out of State
    $50,623

Overview

The Mental Health Program consists of 60 hours of course work. Our program prepares students to work in non-profit, private, and other mental health settings. The curriculum prepares students for application as Licensed Professional Counselors in NC. The Program is recognized as a Criteria C school for Licensure as a Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS). Three additional courses are required if the student also desires to become an LCAS. The Program is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditiation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is an endorsed member of the International Registry of Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP).

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor's Degree
  • Exam(s): GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 2
  • Application Essay: Yes
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  • Middle Grades Education
    University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $7,788
  • Out of State
    $27,324

Overview

Master of Arts in Teaching Middle Grades. The M. A.T. in Middle Grades Education Program is designed for students holding a Bachelor's degree who are seeking North Carolina Middle Level teaching licensure while simultaneously earning a graduate degree. Beginning Fall 2014, the program requires 33 credit hours.

This program prepares teacher candidates to teach middle grades language arts, math, science and/or social studies. The program of study is available through distance education formats. Students may enroll in the program part-time or full-time. Most full-time students complete this program within two years.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE/MAT
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes
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Overview

The Master of Arts in Education - Middle Grades Education degree program allows completion of an advanced degree for individuals who presently hold an initial middle grades teaching license.

MAEd-MIDG students explore middle grades curriculum development in public school settings, advanced instructional and assessment strategies, and issues/trends specific to middle grades education.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Initial middle grades teaching license
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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Overview

State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Partnership East is an East Carolina University College of Education degree completion partnership with North Carolina community colleges. Students graduate with a four-year degree in elementary education, middle grades education, or special education from East Carolina University by completing the first two years of the program at any one of our partnering community colleges followed by taking ECU courses online. This degree completion partnership is designed specifically for students that transition from a North Carolina community college.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Other Coursework: Must meet University transfer requirements and any program requirements. Contact us before applying.
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Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Middle and Secondary Teaching is an 18-21 credit-hour accelerated teacher licensure program that leads its completers to both an initial teaching license and a graduate certificate in as little as 18 months of part-time coursework. This program has two major-specific tracks, from which a student must choose ONE:
* Middle Grades Education
* Career & Technical Education

Candidates who have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution will expand upon their knowledge in their undergraduate major while integrating teaching theory, practice, and preparation for today's culturally diverse and technology-enhanced classrooms.

Individuals seeking an initial A-level license will be required to complete the 18 graduate-level hours plus an additional 3-hour internship/practicum in a North Carolina public school or approved alternate method for internship/practicum completion (e.g., securing a lateral entry teaching position).

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)."
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Disipline related to chosen teaching area
  • Application Essay: Yes
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  • Music Education
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $7,722
  • Out of State
    $28,116

Overview

The Master of Music in Music Education program at ECU is for individuals who are interested in graduate music teacher education and is approved for the North Carolina graduate teacher license. Up to three s.h. of graduate credit may be allowed for National Board Certification at the request of the student and at the discretion of the department chair. Up to six s.h. of graduate credit may be transferred from other accredited graduate programs in music. Degree completion requires the presentation of a final graduate capstone project and a written examination.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Music Education
  • License(s): Teaching License
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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Overview

With New Media Literacies and Global Perspectives, prepare to be engaged in constructivist learning environments and global learning communities.

This graduate certificate serves individuals who do not wish to earn a Master of Arts degree, but wish to expand their knowledge and skill base in web-delivered online distance learning and teaching.

The complete certificate is 15 semester hours. Each semester the student would take one or two online courses along with students enrolled in the master's degree program. Nine hours of certificate credit are eligible for transfer to the master's degree. Prospective MA applicants should formally apply to the degree program prior to reaching this limit.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)."
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Other Coursework: Web Page Development, The Development of Virtual Learning Communities, Instructional Design, Multimedia Production, and Online Teaching

Overview

In the Online Learning and Professional Development, students gain information technology skills necessary for building online learning and training environments.

This graduate certificate serves individuals who do not wish to earn a master of rts degree, but wish to expand their knowledge and skill base in web-delivered online distance learning and teaching.

The complete certificate is 15 semester hours. Each semester the student would take one or two online courses along with students enrolled in the master's degree program. Nine hours of certificate credit are eligible for transfer to the master's degree. Prospective MA applicants should formally apply to the degree program prior to reaching this limit.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)."
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Other Coursework: Web Page Development, The Development of Virtual Learning Communities, Instructional Design, Multimedia Production, and Online Teaching

Overview

UNCW's Online Teaching and Learning (OT&L) Certificate, an 18-hour certification program, has been established within the M.S. in Instructional Technology Program to address the needs of K-12 educators, higher education faculty, instructional design specialists, chief learning officers, and other professionals and individuals who wish to design, develop, implement, manage, and evaluate online learning environments. The OT&L program provides participants with a diversity of learning experiences. These include design, development, implementation, and management of online courses using various Learning Management Systems (LMS); design and delivery of synchronous learning environments and learning management systems; design and development of electronic, self-directed learning materials, and others.

The program is designed to be flexible in order to remain current with developing technologies and delivery systems. All courses in the Online Teaching and Learning (OT&L) program are delivered in a technology-enhanced (web-enhanced) or distance-learning (online) format. All web-enhanced and online courses are designed to provide highly interactive learning environment where students and the instructor use threaded discussion, virtual classroom interaction, email, and other online synchronous and asynchronous interaction and discussion to learn the materials.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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  • Physical Education
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,190
  • Out of State
    $29,820

Overview

This online program enables licensed North Carolina teachers to acquire advanced competencies in Physical Education. Acquisition of the MAEd qualifies graduates for Master's level salary when employed by a North Carolina school district. Additionally, the program complements completion of the requirements for National Board Certification. The Master of Arts in Education is awarded by the College of Education in conjunction with the Department of Exercise and Sport Science.

To be eligible, applicants must hold a current North Carolina Teaching License. If the license is not in Physical Education, applicants may be required to fulfill additional prerequisites.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): NC Teaching License
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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Overview

This offers licensed physical education teachers the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully provide clinical supervision for physical education teacher candidates and practicing physical education teachers. The overall objective of the program is to prepare licensed physical educators to supervise research-based instruction, reflective activities, and related services to prepare quality physical education teachers.

Specifically, candidates who successfully complete the certificate will have a broad-based knowledge of strategies for classroom instruction and class management, dispositions of professional physical educators, skills in supervising reflective practices, developing and implementing communication systems, writing grants for providing leadership to improve physical education programs, skills in current technologies and assessments related to physical education, and strategies for collaborating with and supporting families.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Teaching License
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  • Reading Education
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $9,126
  • Out of State
    $33,228

Overview

MAEd-READ students earn a K-12 reading specialist license as they explore current reading research, assessment/diagnosis of reading difficulties, management/oversight of reading/literacy programs, and develop action research projects related to an area of personal interest.

Nine hours of study are selected by MAEd-READ students from a variety of reading/literacy related areas including library science, gifted education, digital literacy/technology integration, and teaching English as a second language.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Initial Teaching License
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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  • School Administration
    Appalachian State University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,927
  • Out of State
    $31,049

Overview

This program prepares educators for a school principalship at all levels of public schools and leads to initial licensure as a school administrator in North Carolina. The purpose of the program is to prepare entry-level leaders in the governance and administration of the public schools. The focus is essentially directed towards site-based administration. Candidates must also have at least 3 years of public school teaching experience or equivalent experience in other settings (e.g., private school teaching; training in the private sector; etc.).

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): A or M level license in any area
  • Exam(s): MAT or GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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  • School Administration
    University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,496
  • Out of State
    $29,808

Overview

Master of School Administration. The Master of School Administration (MSA) degree program prepares school personnel to become PreK-12 school principals. Program materials and experiences focus on school leadership, organizational theory, innovation, and best practices. Students work together to apply theories to real situations in schools.

The graduate program is aligned with National ISLLC Standards and the NC Standards for School Executives (NSSE). The MSA is offered fully online through interactive and engaging formats. From personalized feedback on discussion boards to interacting with professors and guest speakers via webinar, students can feel connected as they prepare to become school administrators.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 54%
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Overview

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Add-On Licensure. The TESL add-on licensure offered in the Watson College of Education at UNCW is an 18-credit program that prepares inservice and preservice teachers to work with English language learners in the K-12 levels and to take the Praxis II ESOL.

The program is offered at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. It includes courses in cross-cultural communication and advocacy, second language acquisition, linguistics, pedagogical grammar, ESL methods and ESL assessment. The program can be completed in one academic year.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Master
  • License(s): NC Educator's License
  • Application Essay: Yes
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  • School Counseling
    North Carolina Central University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $12,390
  • Out of State
    $43,030

Overview

Our 51 hour School Counseling program prepares students for K-12 licensure in North Carolina to practice as professional school counselors. Graduates of the program are prepared to demonstrate the professional knowledge, skills, and practices necessary to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of all K-12 students. Students are provided all the experiences required by the NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) for professional school counselors. The Program is fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditiation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and is an endorsed member of the International Registry of Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP).

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 40%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor's Degree
  • Exam(s): GRE
  • # of Recommendations: 2
  • Application Essay: Yes
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  • School Leadership
    Appalachian State University
  • CERT
  • Duration
    14 Months
  • In State
    $5,951
  • Out of State
    $20,699

Overview

This 24-semester hour program builds upon an education-related master's degree to meet the North Carolina state requirements for principal licensure. Candidates must also have at least 3 years of public school teaching experience or equivalent experience in other settings (e.g., private school teaching; training in the private sector; etc.).

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Master in Education-related field
  • License(s): A or M level license in any area
  • # of Recommendations: 3
  • Application Essay: Yes
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  • Science Education
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,424
  • Out of State
    $30,672

Overview

East Carolina University's Master of Arts in Education with a specialty in science education will increase the science knowledge and pedagogical skills of the classroom science teacher. The MAEd degree is the appropriate degree if you are already a licensed teacher at the "A" level and are interested in pursuing advanced licensure.

You will take a core of required professional education courses, specialized courses in science education, and content courses in science. You may choose to specialize in elementary, middle, or secondary and community college education; and in biological, physical, or earth sciences.

To complete your degree, you must write a thesis or develop a research project. Your coursework will be entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): A Teaching License
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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  • Science Education
    North Carolina State University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $14,652
  • Out of State
    $32,112

Overview

This is a graduate program designed to sharpen the knowledge and skills of experienced science educators, and intended for precollege teachers (Grades 6-12), community college instructors, and informal educators (e.g., museum educators) or others who work in areas of science education.

The program meets the requirements for the NC-DPI pay increase for teachers who receive a master's degree. The curriculum also supports science teachers applying for National Board Certification.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Science/Science Education
  • License(s): A Teaching License
  • Exam(s): GRE Combined 1000
  • Other Coursework: 24 Hours Of Science, Engineering, or Science-Related Coursework at the Undergraduate Level.
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  • Special Education
    East Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $8,424
  • Out of State
    $30,672

Overview

East Carolina University's Master of Arts in Education with a specialty in special education will improve your knowledge of the theory and practice of teaching of students with special needs. This degree is designed for teachers who have been trained as special education teachers and hold initial certification in special education, but want to pursue advanced licensure.

The program is sequential, to allow extension and expansion of content and experience as you move through the curriculum. The curriculum design incorporates two program strands: mastery of the knowledge base in special education and master level teaching in special education. After you complete a core of required professional education courses and content courses in special education, you will choose a specialty in emotional/behavioral disabilities, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, or low-incidence disabilities.

Along the way, you will receive training in assistive technology, partnerships and collaboration, diversity, school improvement, and assessment. To complete your degree, you must develop an electronic portfolio and complete your choice of a thesis or an action research project.

The program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and approved by the NC Department of Public Instruction.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): Special Education License
  • Exam(s): GRE or MAT
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  • Special Education
    Western Carolina University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $9,912
  • Out of State
    $31,332

Overview

WCU's Master of Arts in special education will give you the skills to work with students with special needs. You may choose a concentration in either general curriculum or adapted curriculum.

The MAT was designed to enable students holding degrees in fields other than education to study in selected teaching programs at the graduate or advanced level. This program is specifically designed for you if you hold a bachelor's degree in an area other than special education and want to earn both a master's degree and a "M" level teaching license; or if you are a lateral-entry teacher who wishes to obtain an "M" level license and a master's degree at the same time. Initial or "A" level licensure in special education: general curriculum or adaptive curriculum can be obtained with the first 24-29 hours.

Pending satisfactory completion of the program, you will be recommended for a "M" license from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. You will take your coursework completely online. The design of the online classes is based on Bransford, Brown, & Cocking's How People Learn framework (1999). You will benefit from an online support network, which will give you the opportunity to collaborate with other special education professionals and showcase your work.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • License(s): "A" or "M" level NC License in Any Area.

Overview

State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Partnership East is an East Carolina University College of Education degree completion partnership with North Carolina community colleges. Students graduate with a four-year degree in elementary education, middle grades education, or special education from East Carolina University by completing the first two years of the program at any one of our partnering community colleges followed by taking ECU courses online.

This degree completion partnership is designed specifically for students that transition from a North Carolina community college.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Other Coursework: Must meet University transfer requirements and any program requirements. Contact us before applying.
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Overview

East Carolina University's Certificate for Special Endorsement in Computer Education will provide the 18 graduate credit hours required for 079 Special Endorsement in Computers in Education through the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Your courses will be delivered entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications. You must have fully functional computer hardware and full Internet connectivity.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.70
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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  • Statistics Education
    North Carolina State University
  • CERT
  • Duration
    9 Months
  • In State
    $4,884
  • Out of State
    $10,704

Overview

In this certificate program, students will learn statistical concepts and methods and pedagogical techniques for teaching these statistical topics at the college (or high school) level.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 0.00
Acceptance Rate: 77%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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  • Teacher Education
    East Carolina University
  • BAC
  • Duration
    N/A
  • In State
    $11,618
  • Out of State
    N/A

Overview

The East Carolina University College of Education has established a collaborative partnership with the community colleges and public schools within the university's service region. Through the virtual consortium option of State Employees Credit Union Partnership East, after you complete a two-year associate degree program at a participating institution, you may complete your bachelor of science degree in teacher education at ECU completely online.

You will choose one of three specializations: bachelor of science in elementary education (K-6) with K-12 reading licensure, bachelor of science in middle grades education or bachelor of science in special education (general curriculum) with K-12 reading licensure. Several courses require practicum experiences, and the culminating experience is a full-semester internship (student teaching) in a public school setting.

You will complete your practicum experiences and internships at host sites, supervised by ECU faculty. Pending satisfactory completion of state-required licensure examinations, the program leads to a recommendation for an "A" teaching license from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. This program is accredited by the NC Department of Public Instruction and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

**Cost estimation is based 12 credit hours per semester, assuming minimum of 60 transferred credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Bachelor
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Prerequisites:
  • Other Coursework: Must meet University transfer requirements and any program requirements
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Overview

ESL is a growing area of need in the United States and especially in the Southeast. Over the past decade, states such as North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia have seen tremendous growth in the number of English language learners (ELLs). The proposed add-on licensure in Teaching English as a Second Language (K-12) reflects the extreme need in Southeastern North Carolina for teachers qualified to work with English language learners (ELLs).

To meet this need, the Watson College at the University of North Carolina Wilmington has an 18 credit-hour English as a Second Language Add-On Licensure Program. The TTESL add-on licensure program emphasizes the development of teachers who will cultivate bicultural and biliterate individuals who are able to enjoy success in the US academic system while being encouraged to maintain their native language and culture. To this end, the program is based on the importance of providing students a strong pedagogical foundation with a sense of social justice through community involvement.

From an educational standpoint, the theoretical framework of the program is based on socioculturalism and critical literacy. We believe that learning best takes place in an interactive environment that facilitates the development of higher order thinking skills that enable learners to critically examine their own environment. It is this philosophy that we have embedded in the TTESL add-on licensure program at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 2.50
Acceptance Rate: 54%
Prerequisites:
  • License(s): Teaching License
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Overview

Delivered 100% online, this program is designed for mid-career individuals who may be without academic preparation for their current positions, or for those choosing to increase their knowledge for future job opportunities in business and industry, post-secondary education, the military, and non-profit organizations. Student can complete five 3 credit courses in one of the following specializations:

Training and Development- emphasizes the operational components of workplace learning and development addressing organizational needs, the design of instructional systems, methods and techniques of training, evaluation of learning, and organizational change.

Instructional Design- emphasizes the design of instructional content using a variety of models (e.g., ADDIE and SAM) in different learning contexts (e.g., rapid design, online, face-to-face, etc.). The program develops skills in needs assessment, designing instruction, and evaluation of instructional content.

E-Learning- focuses on developing key skills and strategies for innovative e-learning design and development, and enhancing professional practice across all educational settings.

Community College Teaching- emphasizes teaching and learning in community college settings and focuses on teaching and learning theories, strategies, assessment and evaluation, and becoming adept in both face-to-face and technology-rich educational formats.

Community College Leadership- focuses on leadership theories and structures to address the unique needs of the community college and technical education system.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 77%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
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  • Technology Education
    North Carolina State University
  • MAS
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • In State
    $12,210
  • Out of State
    $26,760

Overview

The Master of Education in Technology Education (MEd in TED) is designed for professionals who wish to attain knowledge of emerging technologies and the benefits of their implementation in the classroom, professional development, and/or advanced licensure. Students develop instructional competencies to become master teachers or may wish to become supervisors and administrators of technology education programs.

Requiring 30 credit hours, the degree may be completed entirely online. It enables students to: analyze significant technological developments and assess the impact of these developments on technological change, technology education, and the students in North Carolina; develop and implement technology-based instructional programs and apply research methods which aid in improving the practice of technology education; and explore interests through specialized study in an approved minor.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor
  • Exam(s): GRE/GMAT
  • # of Recommendations: 3
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Overview

North Carolina State University's master of education degree in training and development will prepare you to advance in an instructional, administrative, or evaluation career in instructional design, performance-based training, or internal or external training and development. Tailored to the working adult, the M.Ed in Training and Development is the only graduate program of its type in North Carolina.

The program is structured around a core body of knowledge in adult education and the principles and theories of human performance improvement. The curriculum provides you with an advanced theoretical and research understanding of the principles of learning theory and encourages you to apply that knowledge to practice.

Your courses are entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications emphasizing interaction, collaboration, and team learning.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Master
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 43%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Bachelor in Related Field
  • Exam(s): GRE in 65th Percentile
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Overview

The Post-Master's Certificate in Urban School Leadership and Administration is intended for students who already hold a Master's degree in Education or a field closely affiliated with youth or adult development and at least three years of teaching or other professional educational experience.

It is a 27 credit hour program that includes academic coursework and a year-ling internship conducted in an urban educational setting. The PMC meets the requirements of the state legislation that supports an alternative path to school administration licensure.

**Cost estimation is based on 12 credit hours per semester, assuming no transfer credits. This estimation does not include the financial aid that many of our students receive. Estimate includes all campus and program tuition fees, but does not include out of pocket expenses, books, facility fees, etc. To determine your financial aid eligibility, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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Level: Advanced Certificate
Delivery: Fully Online
Minimum GPA: 3.00
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Prerequisites:
  • Degree(s): Master in Education or Related Field
  • Application Essay: Yes