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The distance education undergraduate degree programs at ECU are online degree completion programs. Students complete the first two years of college courses typically at a community college in their area. Upon nearing completion of these courses, you should apply and have your transcripts evaluated by the admissions office.
Post-MSN certificate options offer registered nurses advanced practice education, qualifying them to take national certification exams.
Alternative Routes to teacher licensure allow persons with at least a bachelor's degree to work toward a teaching license through various routes.
Licensed teachers can complete these online programs to qualify for licensure in additional areas
All ECU academic programs prepare students to sit for applicable licensure in North Carolina. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure ECU is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of North Carolina. ECU cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of North Carolina. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside North Carolina.
Important Note to Residents Outside North Carolina
Admission of applicants residing outside the State of North Carolina to an online degree, certificate program or individual online course offered by East Carolina University, is dependent on ECU's ability to secure authorization from the applicant's state of residence, if such authorization is required.
Due to evolving changes in higher education regulations, at this time, ECU is unable to serve all of the students that are interested in our courses or programs. ECU will no longer be able to offer distance education online programs or courses for students residing in Alabama, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Maryland, and Ohio. For the most current list of states, visit this link http:www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/compliance/. ECU will work with state authorities to allow students in these states who are currently enrolled in an ECU online or certificate program to complete their degree.
Additionally, students enrolled in programs or courses that require internships or supervised clinical placements will be unable to complete these activities in the state listed.
For questions specific to the state authorization process, call 252/737-1268 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.