List of all COE Degrees and Program Areas
Department of Educational Leadership
The Department of Educational Leadership offers three degree programs and two licensure-only programs to prepare individuals for positions as educational leaders. The degree programs include the Master of School Administration (MSA); Educational Specialist (EdS); and Doctor of Education (EdD). The North Carolina licensure-only programs include the principal add-on license and the Curriculum Instructional Specialist add-on license.
Interim Chair: Dr. William Rouse
Department of Elementary & Middle Grades Education
The Department of Elementary and Middle Grades Education offers undergraduate degrees with teaching licensure in elementary education and four content areas in middle grades education. The department also offers graduate degrees in elementary education and middle grades education. The programs are committed to the preparation of teachers who are knowledgeable, reflective, technologically proficient, and skilled in meeting the needs of a diverse student population.
Interim Chair: Dr. Ann Bullock
Department of Higher, Adult, and Counselor Education
The Department of Higher, Adult, and Counselor Education programs can help you prepare for a rewarding career as a counselor or education professional working in adult, continuing, or higher education settings. You will be empowered with the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to be successful in your service to others. Your coursework and field experiences will help you learn to think critically and practice proficiently, giving you the strong foundation of both theory and practice you'll need to be effective in your chosen field.
Interim Chair: Dr. Scott Glass
Department of Information and Library Science
As a student in East Carolina's Department of Information and Library Science, you will receive a cutting-edge education that will prepare you to make a positive difference as you meet the informational and educational needs in your community. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in business and marketing education and information technologies (BSBE), and graduate degrees in either library science (MLS), business and marketing education (MAEd), and vocational education (MS). The MLS and MS programs are offered totally online and each of the programs will help open doors to a fulfilling future as an informational technologist, business or marketing educator, school media coordinator or librarian.
Interim Chair: Dr. Vivian W. Mott
Department of Literacy Studies, English & History Education
The Department of Literacy Studies, English education and History education offers undergraduate degrees with teaching licensure in English education and history education. The department also offers graduate degrees in with teaching licensure in reading education, English education and history education. The programs are designed to produce teachers who are reflective practitioners who provide professional service to the community, the state, and the nation.
Interim Chair: Dr. Kathy Misulis
Department of Mathematics, Science and Instructional Technology
As an undergraduate student in the Department of Science, Mathematics, and Instructional Technology Education, you can prepare for a rewarding and exciting career as a science or mathematics teacher through programs known for their quality and innovation. Later, you can pursue graduate-degree opportunities in mathematics education, science education, or instructional technology. The department also supports the development of science, mathematics, and technology integration at all academic levels.
Chair: Dr. Susan Ganter
Department of Special Education, Foundations, & Research
The Department of Special Education, Foundations, and Research offers undergraudate degrees with teaching licensure in special education - general and adapted curriculum. The department also offers graduate degrees with teaching licensure in special education - learning disabilities, behavioral emotional disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and low incidence disabilities. The department also offers three graduate certificates in assistive technology, autism, and deaf-blindness.
Interim Chair: Dr. Kathi Wilhite