NC Teaching Degree Overviews with School Overviews

Jul 29, 2019

The state of North Carolina has more than 100 schools that offer teaching degree programs. Get some information about the programs and some quick facts for two of these schools to make an informed education decision.

Essential Information

Students in North Carolina have several options when it comes to postsecondary teaching programs. Degrees can be granted in education specialties or subject areas. Graduation requirements may include hands-on student teaching experience or an internship. Some master's degree programs require that incoming students already hold a teaching license. Keep reading for information about two schools with teaching degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

East Carolina University

East Carolina University is a 4-year, public institution located in Greenville. The school enrolls more than 27,000 students each year and offers a variety of education programs through the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Students can earn degrees in elementary education, middle school education, secondary education and special education. The undergraduate curriculum generally requires classroom learning and practical experiences, such as student teaching. Graduate students complete a combination of education and subject-specific courses.

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

North Carolina State University is a 4-year, public institution that enrolls more than 34,300 students each year. The school's Raleigh campus offers multiple teaching degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, with a strong focus on math, science and technology education. Admission requirements for graduate programs include a teaching license. Some master's degree students may have to complete a practicum or internship to graduate.

School Comparison: At a Glance

School School Type and Setting Programs Offered Average Graduate Tuition and Fees (2018-2019)
East Carolina University 4-year, public; small city Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education
Bachelor of Science in History, Secondary Education
Master of Arts in Education- Elementary Education
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Arts in Education- Middle Grades Education
Master of Arts in Education - English Education
$7,485 in-state and $20,634 out-of-state*
North Carolina State University at Raleigh 4-year, public; large city Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Bachelor of Science in Middle/Secondary Education - Mathematics
Bachelor of Science in Middle/Secondary Education - Science
Bachelor of Science in Middle Education - Language Arts and Social Studies
Master of Science in Elementary Education
Master of Education
Master of Science in Science Education
MS in Mathematics Education
MS in Technology Education
Ph.D. in Mathematics and Statistics Education
Ph.D. in Science Education
Ed.D. in Technology Education
$11,495 in-state and $27,983 out-of-state*

Source: *NCES College Navigator

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