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Cato College of Education

Charlotte, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Cato College of Education is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Curriculum and instruction Elementary education, literacy education, mathematics education and urban education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Curriculum and instruction Middle grades education, secondary education, teaching english as a second language
(Post-Master's Certificate) School counseling
Master of Arts (MA) English education
(Graduate Certificate) Teaching Middle grades, secondary, foreign language education, english as a second language
(Graduate Certificate) Teaching English as a second language, middle and secondary, foreign language education
Master of School Administration (MSA) School administration
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Play therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 266
Doctoral Degrees 42
Other Advanced Degrees 255

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,234
Applied
950
Accepted
730
Enrolled
77%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, or its U.S. equivalent, from regionally-accredited college or university; minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on all previous work beyond high school; statement of purpose (essay); at least three recommendation forms
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree (or its U.S. equivalent) from regionally-accredited college or university; minimum overall GPA of 3.5 in master's degree program
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited university; minimum GPA of 2.75 on all post-secondary work attempted; transcripts; personal statement outlining why the applicant seeks admission to the program

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 557
TOEFL IBT score: 83
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,486
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.26%
Black or African American 23.96%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 1.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.76%
Unknown 2.62%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

158
Total faculty
Full-time - 122
Part-time - 36
Male (53)
Female (105)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Quality classroom instruction, culturally responsive instruction, teacher education policy and practice, early intervention, counseling practices
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,362,718

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Teresa Petty
Interim Dean & Profession
Email: tmpetty@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-0995

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