Why should you choose Science Education at ECU?

ECU was established as a Teacher Training School in 1909. By joining our Science Education program, you will be benefiting from this long tradition of excellence in teacher education. Science teaching is an extremely rewarding career and science teachers are always in high demand. 100% of our teachers are placed after graduation! As science and technology become increasingly important in our modern lives, the need for highly qualified teachers in these fields will only continue to grow. Completing a Science Education degree program at ECU will prepare you to teach future generations the the 21st century skills they need to succeed.


With a multitude of degree programs to choose from, we have a program that fits who you are.

  • Let us help you find the program for you.  Click on the links under Future Students to learn more about what we have to offer.  Look at the questions below to see where you fit in with us.
  • Are you an undergraduate interested in becoming a K-12 science teacher?
  • Are you a community college student who wants a Bachelors degree in science education?
  • Are you interested in becoming a science teacher through an online program?
  • Are you earning an Associates of Science Degree at a community college?
  • Are you a current teacher interested in earning a Masters degree in an online program?
  • Are you currently teaching science without an NC license?
  • Are you interested in changing careers and want to become a science teacher?

All of our programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) as well as the State Department of Public Instruction.

Do you have any further questions or need help with the process? Please contact us.

Dr. Ron Preston
Director of Students Department of Mathematics, Science, and Instructional Technology Education
East Carolina University Mail Stop 566 Greenville, NC 27858 Phone:252-328-9355