Admissions & Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited four-year institution
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (For alternative ways to demonstrate academic competence, applicants may contact the Office of Teacher Education Advising and Licensure (TEAL))
  • Three recommendations from persons knowledgeable of the applicant’s interaction with children or youth
  • A statement of purpose
  • A clear criminal background check
Complete the Graduate School Admissions Application

Must be geographically located in the State of North Carolina. The online Graduate Certificate Program requires classroom observation hours are limited to the state of North Carolina. At this time, we are unable to offer the Graduate Certificate online program to those geographically located outside the state of North Carolina.