School of Education

With a focus on practical tools and techniques as well as hands-on learning experiences, we equip our students for limitless possibilities.

Welcome to the School of Education


The School of Education (SOE) has a strong legacy of success. This legacy is evidenced by our graduates who are recognized by their peers, appreciated by those they serve, and have risen to high ranks within their chosen career path.


Praxis II passing rate (School Counseling Program)


Educational Technology Graduate Online Program (US News and World Report)


CACREP-Accredited Online Career Program in the US

Programs offered at the School of Education are accredited by organizations including the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE/CAEP), the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI), the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), and the Association for Education and Rehabilitation Accreditation Council (AERAC).

School of Education Degrees

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Undergraduate Degrees

At the undergraduate level, the School of Education grants the BA degree for elementary education and middle grades education and the BS degree for early childhood education (Birth through Kindergarten Licensure).

School of Education Graduate at graduation.

Graduate Degrees

The School of Education Graduate Division offers MA, MAT, MEd, MS, and MSA degrees, with both on-campus and online options available.

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Certificate Courses

The School of Education allows students to customize their learning experience to fit their own interests and needs.

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Residency Education Licensure Program

North Carolina Central’s Residency Education for Licensure is a model designed to assist residency candidates with meeting residency licensure requirements. 

Curriculum and Instruction

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction includes undergraduate and graduate programs designed to help prepare students to be exceptional educators.

Allied Professions

The Department of Allied Professions contains the Counselor Education Programs, and the Higher Education Administration Program.

About the School of Education

The North Carolina Central University School of Education began in 1925 as a collection of courses intended to train black teachers and principals to work in the racially segregated school system of the Jim Crow South.

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