B-12 EducationI want a career working with students in the earliest phase of development through high school.
Development during a child’s earliest years and throughout their K-12 schooling experiences can determine the course of their entire life, setting the foundation for lifelong learning, social and emotional development, and civic belonging. Studies of early childhood and K-12 education can lead to opportunities in teaching, social services, cognitive research, childcare administration, entrepreneurship, and much more.
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.
Carolina undergraduates majoring in mathematics or science can take coursework which allows them to get their N.C. secondary school mathematics or science teaching license while they work to earn their degree.
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.
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.