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Applicants must be hired on a Residency License (RL) or be eligible for a position on a Residency License. To be eligible for a position on a Residency License, a candidate must have the following:

  • A degree with a cumulative 2.70 or higher GPA
    and
  • One of the following: a degree in your subject area, 24 hours in your subject area, or the passing licensure exam in your area
Program cost is $1,250 every 3 months. Total cost depends on how long it takes to complete (with an average cost of $4,800).
No, this program does not accept federal financial aid at this time.
Yes. Before students start the online modules, they will attend a Kickoff event with faculty members who will introduce them to the learning platform. This will be an all-day event on a Saturday. Students will be able to meet their instructors, administrators, and connect with fellow cohort member. Students in the program also submit an edTPA portfolio to Pearson testing services before completion of the program.
The platform, Brightspace, is a popular learning management system. Its intuitive design makes the learning environment organized and clear. There will be support and tutorials, as well as the Kickoff event, to assist students with learning how to use Brightspace.
Both. You will receive an endorsement for your license from both the UNC School of Education and NC State College of Education.
If you have a Residency License, then at the successful completion of this program (including an edTPA and submission of your principal’s evaluation), you will be recommended for a full license by the UNC-Chapel HIll and NC State collaborative. NC State/UNC-Chapel Hill will recommend you, but you will need to go through the online system to initiate the clearing of your license.