Degrees & Licensure

Secondary Education Licensure Program

Undergraduate Teacher Licensure in Secondary Education

SPECIAL SUBJECTS K-12 LICENSURE

Students who have previously earned degrees (including lateral entry teachers) may earn licensure in any of the above areas by completing required courses as determined by an advisor.
Checklist For Completing Licensure Requirements

Add-on Licensure Programs


Educational Minor Program

Engagement in the minor will develop informed and socially engaged students who have the skills to meaningfully engage in research, education, and diverse communities. The Educational Studies minor would be of particular interest to students in public health, sociology, criminology, history, and other Arts & Sciences disciplines. Learn more >


Graduate Programs

  • Master of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language
    The Master of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language, is designed as a 33‐hour intensive program for students who already hold a bachelor's degree and teacher certification. Successful completion of the program will prepare candidates to take the Praxis II in English as a Second Language and/or expand their current knowledge of the field at the graduate level. The target audiences are certified teachers who wish to add a graduate level TESL certification to their current licensure area and current TESL teachers who wish to improve their knowledge of and expertise in the field of TESL.
  • Master of Arts In Teaching (M.A.T.)
    Master of Arts In Teaching (M.A.T.) is designed for individuals who have degrees in English, history, mathematics, or science, but have not earned teacher licensure. The program includes coursework in pedagogy, academic discipline, and an internship. Designed for individuals who have degrees in English, history, mathematics, or science, but have not earned teacher licensure. 
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language Specialization
    The English as a Second Language Specialization of the Master of Arts (MAT) degree is designed to prepare individuals who currently hold a bachelor's degree for North Carolina teacher certification in the area of ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages). Successful completion of the coursework and field experiences associated with this program will prepare candidates to take the Praxis II ESOL and apply for North Carolina K-12 certification in this area.
  • Master of Science in Instructional Technology (M.S.)
    The MIT program focuses upon the application of research and best practices in instructional technology. The courses provide a balance of product development and utilization of technology with theoretical basis for design, development, implementation, and evaluation of educational and training programs. Designed for individuals seeking advanced technology training.