Program of Studies

  • One teaching methods course in student’s major department
  • Three EDUC courses that meet UNC General Education Requirements
    • Adolescent Development and Learning
    • Special Education
    • Social Justice, Families and Schools
  • Full time professional student teaching internship
    • Students teach full time in a local high school classroom for 14 weeks

N.C. Teaching Fellows

The UNC-BEST program is open to North Carolina Teaching Fellows!

The N.C. Teaching Fellows Program provides up to $4,125 per semester in forgivable loans for a commitment to serve as a secondary science or mathematics teacher in a North Carolina. The number of semesters a student is eligible for funding is based on program entry point. Students planning to apply to the UNC-BEST program are eligible to apply. Learn more about becoming an N.C. Teaching Fellow!