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Be a teacher-leader

Explore our master's options specifically designed for teachers.

We are a top-tier College of Education that offers numerous master’s programs designed to help teachers become content leaders in their field and support their students’ learning while earning their advanced licensure that’s approved by the state. Limited scholarships available. Apply by July 15 to begin classes in fall.

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Why earn your master’s at NC State’s College of Education?

The College of Education has provided me with the tools necessary to achieve my goals, from the plethora of resources made available to the priceless professional relationships developed. Throughout my time here, I have implemented new strategies, assignments and tools in my classroom.

Savannah Whitehurst Blystone

Savannah Whitehurst Blystone ’21 MED

Teacher in Gates County
President-elect of North Carolina Council for the Social Studies


ranked college of education in the nation (U.S. News)


college for your money in N.C. (Money magazine)


ranked Educational Administration program in the nation (U.S. News)


secondary teacher education program in the nation (U.S. News)


elementary teacher education program in the nation (U.S. News)


curriculum and instruction program in the nation (U.S. News)

Not yet a licensed teacher?

The Master of Education or Master of Science options listed on this page are for individuals who already have their teaching license. But, we also have options for individuals of all backgrounds who are seeking their initial teaching license options.

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