2 years
Jan Aug
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 5,940
Foreign students
USD 5,940
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The program in Elementary Education is designed to meet the needs of the classroom teacher of grades K-6. The student successfully fulfilling the program requirements will qualify for North Carolina licensure at the Advanced level.  

*Candidates must complete 33 semester hours of coursework.

Entry Requirements

Submit the following directly to the Graduate Program Director or to the Department Administrative Assistant:

  • two official transcripts from each college/university attended  (These should be mailed from the institution directly to the Department of Teacher Education, Catawba College.)
  • the completed application forms, the health history and immunization form and documents, and the $25.00 application fee
  • a copy of the National Teacher Examination (NTE) scores, PRAXIS scores, or test scores used by other states and accepted by the State of North Carolina for reciprocal licensing;
  • a copy of the applicant’s teacher’s license
  • three references from individuals who have direct knowledge of the applicant’s academic and/or professional performance (reference forms accompany the application form).  At least one form should be completed by the applicant’s principal or assistant principal.
  • a brief statement on a separate sheet of paper (not more than one page) concerning your reason for wanting to pursue graduate study.  Include any information concerning work experiences and/or service through professional organizations which you feel would be helpful to the admission screening committee. Enclose the essay with your application.