Master of Education for Experienced Teachers
|Master of Education for Experienced Teachers
|March 12, 2024
|Program Support Specialist
|School of Education, Graduate Admissions
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB 3500, 103 Peabody Hall
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3500
|Letters of Recommendation
|One must be from the applicant’s immediate supervisor (principal or director).
|International Applicants Only
|TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than 2 years old)
Completed financial certificate
|In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements. For most cohorts, licensure as a teacher in North Carolina in the specialty area appropriate for your intended cohort is required. If you hold a teaching license, even if expired, please upload a copy to the application. Lateral entry teachers must complete their initial licensure requirements before entering the program. Two years of teaching experience in your specialty area and your expectation of a contract to continue teaching in that area in North Carolina. Teaching experience can be in any school, public or private, not necessarily in North Carolina. For ECIFS applicants, two years of teaching experience with young children in a public or community-based program is required. Specialty Areas offered include:
A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 is required though a 3.0 is preferred.
A professional statement of purpose that describes your goals in teaching, pertinent background experiences, and relevant aspirations. Your statement should reflect your professional goals and reasoning for pursing this degree. You may wish to describe how this program helps achieve your career goals and why you are a good candidate. The statement of purpose should be 2-3 pages, single spaced.
The Statement of Purpose is required and should be uploaded into the application.
Include a resume describing your educational background and professional experience.
All application materials including letters of recommendation and matched official test scores (if required) must be received by the application deadline. Applications that are incomplete after the deadline will NOT be reviewed for admission.
All application materials are submitted electronically. Applicants are responsible for monitoring their application status and ensuring that their application, including letters of recommendation and official test scores (if required), is complete by the application deadline. Failure to do so will result in your application not being reviewed for admission.
Additional Requirements for ECIFS Applicants
Option One Applicants (for Licensed Teachers):
Option Two Applicant (for Non-Licensed Teachers):