I am an undeclared undergraduate student and might be interested in education.
If you have not yet decided on a major we encourage you to consider a career in teaching.
The following information will assist you in learning more about the undergraduate teacher education programs leading to initial licensure, requirements for Upper Division, advising support, and financial aid assistance.
Teacher Education at ECU
Each year North Carolina needs approximately 10,000 new teachers to meet the demand created by population growth, retirements, and attrition. East Carolina University offers a wide array of degree programs in teacher education leading to a license to teach in North Carolina.
In order to be officially admitted to a teacher education program you must be admitted to Upper Division.
We encourage you to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor to discuss selecting a major in teacher education. For more information you can contact the College of Education Advising Center. You may also want to review the four-year degree planners for the academic program of interest.
Contact the Office of Financial Aid for information about federal TEACH grants.
Scholarship opportunities through the College of Education.
Here is a matrix which compares the eligibility requirements and service obligations of some of the teacher education specific financial assistance opportunities.
Find additional financial aid resources by visiting the "Paying for College" section at the College Foundation of North Carolina.