Welcome to Academic Outreach, Continuing and Distance Education
Our Programs are designed to suit both the professional needs and the academic goals of busy, working adults like you. The faculty members teaching the university’s online programs are the same faculty teaching its on-campus programs. We also make sure you have all the tools and support services you need as you earn your degree.
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Continuing Professional Education offers opportunities for personal enrichment and professional development. We are prepared to assist you in updating your skills, discovering new talents, or charting new career paths. Take a quick glance at our course catalog and you will discover a wealth of stimulating learning opportunities that await you.
This educational program is for adults 50 and older who want
to continue learning in a relaxed atmosphere, without entrance requirements,
exams, or grades. Your desire to learn for the joy of learning and personal
fulfillment is the underlying feature of this program.
The Testing Center administers national college and academic
program entrance exams. Credentialing, licensure and certification exams
are administered through the ECU Testing Center. In addition to
paper-based exams, the ECU Testing Center is an authorized computer-based
testing site for the Miller’s Analogies Test (MAT), Pearson VUE, and the
College Level Examination Program (CLEP).
We offer test proctoring services to students enrolled in
distance education classes at East Carolina University, and other universities
within the University of North Carolina system. The ECU DE Proctoring Center is
a state of the art facility that ensures integrity in the proctoring and
While you serve your country with honor and courage let East
Carolina University help you accomplish your personal educational goals.
East Carolina University has helped military men and women and their dependents
earn college degrees and certificates for decades.
Powered by East Carolina University and North Carolina State
University, there are a wide variety of online college courses available
through the Gateway Technology Center.
School on Campus Rates and Fees