SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
Dean: Leah Holland Fiorentino
Associate Dean: Carol Higy
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/Language Arts (9-12, 6-9), Mathematics Education (9-12, 6-9), Music Education (K-12), Health/Physical Education (K-12), Science Education (9-12, 6-9), Social Studies Education (9-12, 6-9), 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 seven departments: Elementary Education; Education Specialties; Professional Pedagogy and Research; School Administration and Counseling; Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; Aerospace Studies; and Military Science. The Department of Elementary Education offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a graduate degree in Elementary Education (M.A.Ed.). The Department of Education Specialties offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Birth-Kindergarten Education and Special Education and a graduate degree in Reading Education (M.A.Ed.). The Department of Professional Pedagogy and Research offers graduate degrees in Middle Grades Education (M.A.Ed.) and the M.A.T. The Department of School Administration and Counseling offers graduate degrees in Mental Health Counseling (M.A.Ed.), Professional School Counseling (M.A.Ed.), and School Administration (M.S.A.). The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation offers the Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Athletic Training, Health/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, see the School of Graduate Studies section of this catalog.
Director: Leah Holland Fiorentino
Chair: Karen Stanley
Chair: Judith Anne Losh
Chair: David Oxendine
Chair: Alfred Bryant
Chair: Tommy Thompson
Director: Lt. Colonel Roderick A. Haley (Air Force)
Director: Capt. Warren Withrow (Army)