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Non Degree and Certification Program

Non Degree Graduate students are individuals enrolled in graduate coursework that will transfer into a graduate program once the student is admitted. Non Degree students are not eligible for financial aid unless they are taking required Prerequisites to get into a graduate degree seeking program; obtaining Teacher Certification; or enrolled in a U.S. Department of Education approved Certificate Program.

 

Prerequisites

Prerequisite students are individuals enrolled as non-degree seeking students and taking courses needed prior to their formal admission into a specific graduate program at ECU. Prerequisite students are eligible for up to $12,500 in Federal Direct Stafford Loan. Receipt of aid as a perquisite student is limited to only one consecutive 12-month period.

In order to obtain financial aid as a prerequisite student, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); have an Academic Advisor, Department Chair, or Program Coordinator complete a Prerequisite Letter; and complete any additional requirements the Office of Student Financial Aid may request.

Prerequisite letters must appear on official ECU letterhead; state the course(s) and course number(s) required; state that the courses being taken are prerequisites for entry into a specific, named program; and must be signed by your Academic Advisor or Department Chair.

Teacher Certification

Teacher Certification students are individuals enrolled in a post baccalaureate teacher certification or licensure program. Teacher Certification students are eligible to receive up to12,500 in Federal Direct Stafford Loans which is based on the students remaining undergraduate eligibility. Eligibility for financial aid is determined by the completion of the FAFSA, enrollment status, admittance into a teacher certification program, and Satisfactory Academic Progress.

Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs are generally graduate in nature however not all programs are eligible for financial aid. Only students obtaining a certification approved by the U.S. Department of Education are eligible for to receive up to 20,500 in Federal Direct Stafford Loan. Eligibility for financial aid is determined by the completion of the FAFSA, enrollment status, admittance into a certification program, and Satisfactory Academic Progress.

 

Approved Certificate Programs

Program Name

CIP Code

Tuition/Fees

Books/Supplies

Credits

Terms

On Time Completion Rate

Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

51.3805

$5,391.00

$820.00

33

2

67%

Advanced Performance Studies

50.0903

$4,792.00

$728.00

16

2

No Enrollment

Applied Economics

45.0601

$2,695.50

$410.00

9

2

50%

Aquatics Management

51.2309

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

1

No Enrollment

Aquatics Therapy

51.2309

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

1

100%

Assistive Technology

51.0999

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

2

57%

Child Welfare Studies

44.0701

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

2

20%

Clinical Nurse Specialist

51.1616

$8,985.00

$1,366.50

30

2

100%

Community College Instruction

13.0407

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

3

97%

Community Health Administration

44.0401

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

4

No Enrollment

Computer Network Professional

15.0301

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

4

0

Computer-Based Instruction

13.0501

$5,391.00

$820.00

18

2

75%

Development & Environmental Planning

52.0201

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

3

0

Distance Instruction

13.0501

$5,391.00

$820.00

18

3

71%

Early Childhood Studies

19.0706

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

2

87%

Economic Development

52.0201

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

3

0

Electronic Commerce

52.0208

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

2

77%

Elemenatary Mathematics Education

13.1311

 

 

18

6

 

Employee Assistance Program Counseling

51.1508

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

4

62%

Family Nurse Practitioner

51.1605

$10,482.50

$1,594.25

35

5

90%

Finance

52.0801

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

2

50%

Gerontology

30.9999

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

2

85%

Health Care Administration

51.0701

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

2

No Enrollment

Health Care Management

52.0201

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

3

100%

Health Informatics

51.0706

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

2

0

Hispanic Studies

16.0905

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

3

100%

Hospitality Management

52.0201

$2,695.50

$410.00

9

2

50%

Information Assurance

11.1003

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

4

100%

International Management

52.0201

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

2

100%

International Teaching

13.0701

$2,695.50

$410.00

9

1

0

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

15.0612

   

15

2

 

Management Information Systems

52.1201

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

2

No Enrollment

Marketing in conjuction with MBA/MSA

52.1401

   

12

2

 

Multicultural Literature

30.9999

$5,391.00

$820.00

18

3

80%

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

51.1606

$8,685.50

$1,320.95

29

4

No Enrollment

Nurse Anesthesia

51.1604

$10,782.00

$1,640.00

56

4

98%

Nurse Midwifery

51.1607

$9,883.50

$1,503.15

33

5

100%

Nursing Education

51.1699

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

3

100%

Pathology Assistant

26.091

$10,782.00

$1,640.00

60

4

78%

Performance Improvement

15.1501

$5,391.00

$820.00

18

4

68%

Principal Licensure Program

13.0499

$7,188.00

$1,093.20

24

3

No Enrollment

Professional Communication

23.1101

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

4

No Enrollment

Professional Investment Management & Operations

52.0807

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

2

50%

Rehabilitation Counseling

51.231

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

4

50%

Security Studies

30.0501

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

4

No Enrollment

Social Work with Deaf

44.0701

$5,091.50

$774.35

17

2

100%

Special Endorsement Computer Education

13.0501

$5,391.00

$820.00

18

3

93%

Sports Management

31.0504

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

1

75%

Statistics

27.0501

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

2

No Enrollment

Substance Abuse Counseling

51.1501

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

4

No Enrollment

Supply Chain Management

52.0203

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

1

100%

Suzuki Pedagogy

13.1312

$5,391.00

$820.00

18

2

17%

Tax

52.1601

$2,695.50

$410.00

9

2

No Enrollment

Virtual Reality in Education & Training

13.0501

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

3

0

Vocational Evaluation

51.2399

$3,594.00

$546.60

12

4

100%

Website Developer

15.0301

$4,492.50

$683.25

15

4

83%