Add-on Licensure in Curriculum & Instruction

The Add-on licensure in Curriculum and Instruction provides current and future curriculum leaders with approaches to pedagogy, learning and community engagement that foster a culture of inclusion and equity. Candidates will complete 12-18 credit hours of graduate-level courses. Teachers with an N.C. teachers license are eligible to apply.

  • Courses based in Equity and Critical Consciousness
  • Opportunity to select electives aligned to your professional goals
  • Cohort model that fosters critical community building and engagement
  • Context-based needs analysis and impact through engaging local communities in defining and redefining learning, teaching and development

Sample Courses

  • EDL 535 - Equity Institute I
  • EDL 507 - Curriculum Studies
  • EDL 575 - Social Justice Issues.
  • EDL 545 - Collaborative, Participatory and Empowerment Research
  • EDL 583 - Global Perspectives in Education
  • EDL 536 - Equity Institute II
  • EDL 540 - Transformational Praxis
  • EDL 574 - Social Action Research

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in any field
  • Official Transcripts
  • 3 recommendations by individuals in professionally relevant roles to be submitted through online application
  • Education statement of interest essay

Additional Requirements

Candidates seeking recommendation for the NC Curriculum Specialist License must also:

  • Hold or be qualified to hold, NC class “A” teacher licensure in at least one area of education
  • Have a passing score on the Praxis 5412
  • 3 years of teaching experience preferred

Add-on License Program Sheet >