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Looking for ways to impact more children and families? Consider pursuing a flexible master's degree or certificate at North Carolina's leading college of education. Apply by Aug. 1 for Fall 2018 enrollment.

Think and Do the Extraordinary.
Think and Do Education.

Whether you’re an experienced educator or new to the profession, and whichever content area most excites you, you can enhance your ability to transform lives, schools and communities by completing a flexible certificate or master’s degree. 

You can take classes online or in-person in the evening, and on campus or off campus, depending on the program. Plus, some of these flexible programs provide reduced tuition rates or awards up to $4,000.

Find the right program for you

These programs are accepting applications for Fall 2018 admissions through Aug. 1.

Offered 100 percent online, through a mix of online and in-person classes, or on-campus evening classes, this program is for part-time students who are full-time working professionals or for full-time students interested in formal and informal adult learning organizations. You can specialize in one of four areas: Training and Development, Adult and Continuing Professional Education, Community College Teaching, or Health Professions Education. Program Info 

This program prepares educators for leadership positions in curriculum and instruction and equips them to support teacher learning and development across the career span. Program Info 
With a focus on the examination and evaluation of psychological principles across the lifespan, we prepare students to serve as scholar-practitioners in a variety of settings, including in schools, colleges, the military, government agencies or private industry. Program Info
One of the few of its kind in the nation because of its emphasis on elementary mathematics or science education, this hybrid program is for those who hold a current teaching license and develops teacher leaders with strong content knowledge. Program Info 
Prepares education professionals to lead digital learning programs, design digital learning environments, and inquire into digital learning solutions to continuously refine instruction and improve student learning. Program Info 
We prepare students for positions of instructional leadership in mathematics education as master teachers at secondary or post-secondary institutions such as community colleges. Program Info  
Designed for experienced teachers, this program increases experienced educators’ capacity to teach reading, English language arts or social studies in a rapidly changing world. Program Info 
Designed for experienced educators, this 100 percent online program enhances your knowledge and skill set to become state and nationally recognized leaders in science education. You’ll also be eligible to receive a $4,000 fellowship to complete your master’s online. Program Info 
We offer three certificates and degrees in special education that meet you where you are so you can meet the needs of your students. Program Info 
A 100 percent online program for professionals who wish to develop their instructional competencies in fields related to technology, engineering and design, and assume leadership roles that allow them to make significant differences in professions that encompass technology. You’ll also be eligible to receive a $2,000 scholarship. Program Info 


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Prepare to lead at the leading college of education in North Carolina

No. 1

Performing Beginning Teachers on Overall Statewide Measures in N.C. (N.C. DPI)

No. 1

Among Online Graduate Colleges of Education in N.C.
(U.S. News & World Report)

Top 12%

Among Graduate Colleges of Education in the U.S.
(U.S. News & World Report)

More Reasons Why to Choose NC State College of Education


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Take courses online, in-person in the evening, or through a mix of face-to-face and online courses

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Learn from some of the nation’s best faculty members and researchers in the field of education

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Prepare for the opportunities and challenges you face in your classrooms, schools or clinical settings

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Earn a degree or certificate at one of the nation’s best values among public universities

Explore all 35+ graduate certificate and degree programs we offer in the field of education