North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707
The School of Education offers graduate programs in
Physical Education (College of Behavioral and Social Sciences): This program is a practitioner-oriented program for professionals seeking additional expertise in physical education teaching. Emphasis is placed on current national trends and issues throughout the curriculum. This program requires 36-39 semester hours to complete.
Family and Consumer Sciences (College of Behavioral and Social Sciences): The Department of Human Sciences offers the Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences with Licensure. This degree program leads to a teaching certification at the graduate level. All graduate majors are expected to hold membership in the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).
Library Media Coordinator (School of Library and Information Sciences): The school media coordinator concentration provides experiences through the curriculum which enable the graduate to:
Programs for the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers at the bachelor's level or master's level and for the preparation of school and agency counselors, career counselors and placement officers, school administrators, supervisors, special education teachers and media coordinators at the master's level are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) . Teacher licensure programs are accredited by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI). The program in Communication Disorders is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. Programs in Counselor Education are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
The Master of Arts, Master of Education, Master of School Administration, and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees are offered through the School of Education’s Graduate Division. Students who major in Educational Technology or Counselor Education receive the M.A. degree. Those who major in Curriculum and Instruction or Communication Disorders receive the M.Ed. degree. Students who major in Special Education may receive either a Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree or the M.Ed. degree. Students who major in School Administration receive the M.S.A. degree.