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Applied Developmental Science and Special Education (ADSSE) Ph.D.


The Applied Developmental Sciences and Special Education Ph.D. concentration/strand provides a rigorous theoretical and interdisciplinary foundation for aspiring scholars driven to advance knowledge about human development from early childhood through adolescence.

Birth-Kindergarten, Pre-Kindergarten (BK/PK) Licensure


The add-on licensure program in B-K/Pre-K is designed for early childhood professionals who want to earn credentials for teaching young children

Culture, Curriculum, and Teacher Education (CCTE) Ph.D.


The Culture, Curriculum and Teacher Education Ph.D. concentration/strand is designed for scholars and researchers who will study the linguistic, social and cultural contexts of education from classrooms to communities.

Early Childhood Intervention and Family Support (ECIFS) M.Ed.


The ECIFS specialty area of the MEdX program is designed for working early childhood professionals motivated to refine and expand their practice, with options for currently licensed teachers and for those seeking initial licensure.

Education Ph.D. Ph.D.


The Ph.D. in Education offers four concentrations/strands that produce educational researchers trained to interrogate, investigate and meet the challenges facing schools and other educational environments today.

Educational Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (MEITE) M.A.


MEITE prepares you to invent the future of education by combining the learning sciences with the latest advancements in technology to produce high-quality edtech products and curricular materials.

Educational Leadership Ed.D.


The Ed.D. program is designed to equip experienced and practice-focused educational leaders with understandings, skills and knowledge to effectively drive improvement in school systems and other professional settings.

Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Studies Curriculum Option


The Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Studies prepares students to conduct rigorous, thoughtful, careful and credible qualitative research.

Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) B.A.Ed.


HDFS is a bachelor's degree pre-professional program that will empower you to pursue further education or join careers to improve the lives of children, their families, and their communities.

K-12 Music Education B.Mus.


The Music Education Licensure Program allows you to complete coursework and student teaching, qualifying you for K-12 teaching licensure.

Learning Sciences and Psychological Studies (LSPS) Ph.D.


The LSPS program prepares graduates for research careers developing new understandings of how people learn, how technology can be used to enhance learning, and what classroom designs maximize student learning.

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) M.A.T.


Carolina’s MAT is grounded in rigorous academic and clinical experiences that will help you expand and build your professional knowledge and skills in preparation for becoming an educator.

Master of Education for Experienced Teachers (MEdX) M.Ed.


The Master of Education for Experienced Teachers is a part-time program designed for experienced teachers with at least two years of experience who wish to expand and refine their understanding of teaching and learning.

Minor in Education Minor


The Minor in Education allows you to deepen your knowledge and develop a critical understanding of a educational issues and apply them across a wide array of career opportunities.

Pathway to Practice NC (P2PNC) Licensure


Pathway to Practice NC is a joint program between UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University designed to help emergency licensed teachers on a residency/temporary license in North Carolina schools earn their teaching certification.

Policy, Leadership, and School Improvement (PLS) Ph.D.


The Ph.D. in Policy, Leadership and School Improvement produces scholars, administrators, and analysts who are prepared to take leadership roles in K-12 systems, universities, research organizations and policy-making bodies.

Pre-Master of Arts in Teaching (Pre-MAT) Affiliation Option


Pre-MAT is an early affiliation option for current UNC-Chapel Hill undergraduate students. When you choose to affiliate with our MAT program, you are eligible to receive graduate studies credit while you are pursuing your bachelor's degree.

School Administration M.S.A.


The MSA is designed for educators who are striving to assume leadership positions and to help their communities pursue a vision of educational equity and support for all learners.

School Administration (Licensure Only) Licensure


The School Administration Add-on Licensure program is for educators who already have a master’s degree and want to assume leadership positions in their school communities.

School Counseling M.Ed.


Become licensed to be a school counselor through a program that focuses on building students' strengths and advocating for environments that foster positive youth development.

School Psychology Ph.D.


The School Psychology doctoral program is a sequenced and cumulative program that leads to licensure as a psychologist, and prepares students to be researchers and service providers in assessment, intervention, prevention, health promotion, and program development/evaluation.

Thrive@Education Curriculum Option


Open to all Carolina undergraduate students, Thrive@Education gives you connections to campus resources and tools so that you can more deeply engage with your learning and support your well-being.

UNC Baccalaureate Education in Science and Teaching (UNC-BEST) B.A. or B.S.


Carolina undergraduates majoring in mathematics or science can take coursework which allows them to get their N.C. high school mathematics or science teaching license while they work to earn their degree.