Add On Licensure

Contact Us:

Office of Alternative Licensure

109 Speight Building
College of Education
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
Fax: 252-737-2998

General Information about Add On Licensure

WHAT? Requesting a plan of study to add another licensure area to your present license.

WHO? People who hold a current NC teaching license.

HOW? Send the following to the Office of Alternative Licensure:   

  • letter of intent requesting a plan of study for the area you wish to add
  • a copy of your current NC teaching license
  • a copy of all official transcripts

Office of Alternative Licensure
    College of Education
    109 Speight Building
    East Carolina University
    Greenville, NC 27858
    Phone: 252-328-2700
    Fax: 252-737-2998

Once your transcripts have been evaluated your Add-On plan will be emailed to   you (usually within 2-3 weeks). You can then choose whether or not you wish to affiliate with ECU and enroll in the program (see Add-On Plan Step-by-Step Guide).  

REVISION OF ADD-ON LICENSURE POLICY-In May 2006, the State Board of Education approved a revision to the Add-On Licensure testing policy to allow an individual who holds a clear license in a teaching area to add additional teaching areas to their license by satisfying the Praxis II testing requirements.
  • Birth-Kindergarten
  • Dance Education K-12
  • Elementary K-6
  • English Education 9-12
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education 7-12
  • Health/PE Education K-12
  • Math Education 9-12
  • Middle Grades 6-9:
    • Language Arts
    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Studies
  • Music Education K-12
  • Reading Education K-12
  • Theatre Education K-12
  • Physical Education K-12
  • Science Education 9-12
  • Social Studies Education 9-12
  • Special Education:
    • General Curriculum K-12
    • Adapted Curriculum K-12
  • Foreign Languages:
    • French Education K-12
    • German Education K-12
    • Spanish Education K-12