The School of Education administers the Teacher Education Program at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The University offers the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Science degree with the following majors (program areas): Art Education (K-12), Birth-Kindergarten Education (B-K), Elementary Education (K-6), English Education (9-12), Mathematics Education (9-12), Middle Grades Education (6-9), Music Education (K-12), Physical Education (K-12), Science Education (9-12), Social Studies Education (9-12), Spanish Licensure (K-12), and Special Education (K-12).
Some majors (program areas) are housed in the School of Education, and some majors (program areas) are housed in the College of Arts and Sciences.
The School of Education also has five departments: Professional Education; Professional Leadership; Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; Aerospace Studies; and Military Science. The Department of Professional Education offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Birth-Kindergarten Education, Elementary Education, Middle Grades Education, and Special Education. The Department of Professional Leadership offers graduate degrees in Elementary Education (M.A.Ed.), Middle Grades Education (M.A.Ed.), Professional School Counseling (M.A.Ed.), Reading Education (M.A.Ed.), School Administration (M.S.A.), Service Agency Counseling (M.S.), and the M.A.T. The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation offers the Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Athletic Training, Physical Education Licensure, and Exercise and Sport Science with tracks in Health Promotion, Recreation, Exercise Physiology, and Sport Management. The Department of Aerospace Studies prepares cadets for active duty as Air Force Officers through the General Military Course (GMC) and the Professional Officers Course (POC). The Department of Military Science offers the Army ROTC Basic and Advanced Courses which lead to second lieutenant commissions in the U.S. Army.
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke also offers the Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degrees in Art Education (K-12), English Education (9-12), Mathematics Education (9-12), Music Education (K-12), Physical Education (K-12), Science Education (9-12), and Social Studies Education (9-12). For more information about graduate programs in education, please visit the Graduate Studies website at www.uncp.edu/grad/.
The UNCP Teacher Education Program is committed to the public school mission of preparing P-12 learners for full participation in a democratic society. We believe that all P-12 learners are entitled to the highest quality instruction, services, resources, and facilities that society can provide. UNCP’s primary responsibility in that noble effort is to prepare competent and collaborative professional educators committed to the democratic mission in public education.