Graduate School
Graduate School
About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the Graduate School is to realize its vision by creating and sustaining excellence in East Carolina University’s graduate programs, ensuring high-quality educational experiences and professional development for all of its graduate students, facilitating strategic development of graduate programs in selected areas of strength, and complimenting the University’s discovery (defined as research, scholarship, artistry, and other forms of creativity), outreach/service, and undergraduate teaching programs.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Graduate School at East Carolina University is to add value to the lives of students and society in eastern North Carolina, the state of North Carolina, the nation, and the world through the personal and professional development of graduate students in the arts, sciences, business, education, health professions, and a variety of other fields. The graduates of our degree and certificate programs will provide the intellectual capital that will enhance the reputation of East Carolina University and be capable of providing the leadership necessary for societal progress in a 21st century, globally-competitive world.