CIS Add-on Licensure

Please note that application deadlines have changed as of April 10th, 2013. See dates below.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for consideration for the add-on licensure option, candidates must have:

  1. A master's degree from an accredited university
  2. A minimum of three years of teaching or other professional education experience*
  3. A current North Carolina educator's license*
    *This can be waived under certain circumstances. Please see Program Coordinator for details.


  • Apply Non-Degree Graduate
  • Attach Written Statement of Interest
  • At least 3 years of successful teaching experience (or equivalent)
  • Completed Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution

Program: 12-18 hours of coursework

Electives are chosen to complement students' professional goals.
Candidates complete Praxis II: Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision #0411

To receive an application for admission, please contact: The Graduate School University of North Carolina at Wilmington 601 South College Road Wilmington, NC 28403-5959 or go online to

For more information, please contact us for more information at

*Contact Program Coordinator with questions about this requirement.