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Undergraduate Education Programs

The School of Education and Human Performance offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Birth through Kindergarten (0-5), Elementary Education (K-6), Middle Grades Education (6-9) and Special Education/General Curriculum (K-12), and Physical Education (K-12).

There are also SECONDARY EDUCATION (9-12) and SPECIALTY AREA (k-12) TEACHER LICENSURE programs: 

  1. Mathematics
  2. Social Studies
  3. English
  4. Spanish
  5. Music
  6. Art

The national and state demand is very high for teachers in Mathematics, Middle Grades, and Special Education. 

Graduate Program leading to a Teacher License
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is an alternative teacher licensure and graduate degree program for individuals, with qualifying baccalaureate degrees, who seek North Carolina teaching licensure. Currently, the MAT program is designed for candidates interested in Middle Grades (Mathematics/Science) or Special Education (General Curriculum).

The curriculum requires a minimum of 39 credit hours and the completion of additional academic content area courses, as determined by transcript evaluations. Upon satisfactory completion of the MAT program and North Carolina Professional I licensure, candidates will be eligible for the Master of Arts in Teaching degree and qualify for a North Carolina Master's level teaching license in the chosen area of study. 

For further information:

Vicki L. Grant, Teacher Recruitment Coordinator,
246-C Anderson Center (Modular Unit)-(336) 750-2714


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Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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