Prospective Student

I am a high school student interested in a career in teaching

Are you looking for a career that is meaningful, challenging, and engaging? If so, being a teacher is a great choice! East Carolina University’s College of Education offers a wide variety of programs at the undergraduate level. Our state and nation needs young people to help shape the future one classroom at a time. Learn more about how you can become at teacher and change the world!

On Campus Degree Options

The College of Education has 18 undergraduate degrees that range from teaching Pre-Kindergarten to high school students. For a full listing of our undergraduate degrees, visit our Undergraduate Degrees or Graduate Degrees.

Online Degree Options

Students looking to complete degrees in elementary education, special education (general curriculum) and middle grades education (language arts and social studies) can transition from North Carolina community colleges into one of these Partnership Teach online programs.

Funding my Education

Scholarships are available for incoming students and undergraduates majoring in education.

Academic Success Center

The College of Education places a high priority on student success and offers support services and programs through the COE Academic Success Center. The COE Academic Success Center consists of:

  • Academic Advising
  • Education Community of Scholars
  • Education Living-Learning Community
  • Professional Development & Student Outreach

From orientation through graduation, the COE Academic Success Center focuses on empowering students to successfully meet academic and personal goals.

Visiting East Carolina University

The best way to get to know East Carolina University is to visit. We offer many opportunities for prospective students to experience campus, including: daily campus tours and information sessions, open houses, events for admitted students and other special events. Our enthusiastic students, faculty and staff look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful campus in the heart of Pirate Nation! More information about a campus visit.

To schedule a visit with the College of Education while you are on campus, call 252-328-0067 to make an appointment.