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“The field experience and opportunity to work within the schools around have benefited me tremendously. I have learned to always embrace my creativity and teach with my heart.”
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Student Perspectives

Meet actual Watson College of Education students to hear more about our school and our programs. Visit our YouTube page to hear student testimonials and learn more about Watson.

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UNCW Earns Top Rankings

UNCW’s Watson College of Education Named A Top Five “Best Value” in State by the National Council on Teacher Quality (October 8, 2015).

The Watson College of Education offers exception undergraduate and masters-level programs for students who are interested in becoming a teacher. Graduate programs at the master's and doctoral levels are also offered for students looking to advance a career in teaching or pursue a career in school administration, higher education, research, policy making, curriculum development and instructional technology.

We invite you to learn more about our programs!


To be admitted to the Watson College of Education, students must meet the WCE requirements and submit an application to the Teacher Education Program. The application typically is submitted during the sophomore year. Admission is required for eligibility to enroll in EDN 300 level courses. For more information, please visit our WCE Requirements webpage.

If you have further questions about admissions for UNC Wilmington, please visit their website about the application process.






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