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 paths.


Praxis II Passing Rate (School Counseling Program)


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


CACREP-Accredited Online Career Program in the United States

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

School of Education Degree Programs

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Undergraduate Degree Programs

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

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Graduate Degree Programs

The School of Education Graduate Division offers M.A., M.A.T., M.Ed., M.S. and M.S.A. degrees, with both on-campus and online options available.

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Residency Education Licensure

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

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Certificate Programs

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

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Marathon Teaching Institute

The Marathon Teaching Institute (MTI) is designed to increase the number of male school teachers and higher administrators from a broader and more diverse background, particularly male African-American teachers.

Eagle Counseling, Consultation and Research Clinic

Located in the School of Education, we provide mental health counseling to individuals who are 13 years of age and older, as well as couples and families. We offer in-person and telehealth services to individuals in Durham County and across North Carolina. Counseling services are grounded in a holistic approach to wellness, cultural awareness and social justice.

Educational Assessment and Accreditation

The School of Education at North Carolina Central University embraces the roles assessment and accreditation play in the continuous improvement and innovation of our educator preparation program (EPP).

Research, Innovation and Partnership

The School of Education is a leader in research, innovation and partnerships. Faculty and staff are engaged with local, state and national partners and leverage these relationships to advance the education system through innovative grant work and research. We strive to archive, acknowledge and highlight the School of Education's efforts, including innovative grant work and research that involves community partnership.

Faculty and Staff

View the School of Education faculty and staff contact information.

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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