Admission Process

The TELS department is committed to shaping the field of education. It all starts with high-quality candidates. If you’re seeking to graduate with a commitment to equity and social justice as well as the expert pedagogy it takes to be a force in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, you’re ready to apply.

The TELS Difference

Working through NC State’s College of Education, the TELS department offers more than 10 degrees at the graduate and undergraduate level. We concentrate on middle grades and elementary teaching and have a STEM-focus to our curriculum that sets us apart from other undergraduate programs and makes our candidates highly desirable in their future careers.

Undergraduate coursework includes rigorous learning and extensive real-world teaching experience to ensure you graduate equipped with strong working knowledge and research-based teaching methods that will help you succeed as a leader and as an effective educator.