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Alternative Licensure at ECU

Alternative Routes to teacher licensure allow persons with at least a bachelor's degree to work toward a teaching license through various routes.

Are you an individual who has the desire to share your knowledge and teach others? If so, then consider becoming a teacher through East Carolina University!

Requirements for acceptance to ECU Alternative Licensure Programs:

  • Have earned Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (some exceptions see FAQ)
  • Have received a plan from the Office of Alternative Licensure in the College of Education.
  • Have been accepted by East Carolina University as a post-baccalaureate undergraduate teacher certification student

Select the Right Program for You:

For Additional Information, contact:

Alternative Licensure

109 Speight Building
College of Education
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
alternativelicensure
@ecu.edu

252-328-2700
Fax: 252-737-2998

Zurawski

COE Alumna and Current MAEd Student Named Pactolus Teacher of the Year

On: 31 Aug 2015 19:02
Melissa Zurawski was named Teacher of the Year at Pactolus School in Pitt County where she teaches fifth grade English Language Arts. She is in her fourth year of teaching and uses the principle, “Effort rather than ability leads to success,” to guide her work with students. She explains, “I want my students to understand that […]

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College of Education is Busting Myths about Teaching

On: 27 Aug 2015 15:10
On August 23, 2015, the College of Education helped welcome over 5,000 students at Pirate Palooza, the university’s largest annual welcome back celebration, held in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. . Pirate Palooza featured a variety of ECU traditions and activities where students had the chance to participate in athletic games, speak with vendors, enjoy food, and win […]

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The Education Living-Learning Community

The New Education Community of Scholars Get Acquainted and Settle In

On: 26 Aug 2015 21:12
One week ago today, the College of Education welcomed 31 new Teacher Education students to ECU and moved them into the newest residence hall on campus, Gateway Residence Hall. This group of students is our newest cohort of Education Living-Learning Community members, which consists of 12 Abernathy, Lane and Maynard Scholars and an additional 19 […]

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Ellen Dobson

Dr. Ellen Dobson Serves on National Taskstream Panel

On: 25 Aug 2015 19:53
In June 2015, Dr. Ellen Dobson, Assistant Director in the COE Office of Assessment and Accreditation, was an invited panelist at Taskstream’s CollabEx Live in New York City. Dr. Dobson participated on a panel addressing CAEP standards and program assessment with Mel Horton of Central Connecticut State University and Courtney Peagler of Taskstream. She also […]

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ECU cannot confirm whether any of its courses or programs meet requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of North Carolina. ECU strongly encourages students to contact applicable licensing boards in states they wish to pursue licensure prior to seeking admission or beginning study in an academic program.