Department of Education at Greensboro College
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Educators and administrators across North Carolina know that great teachers come from Greensboro College. Our teacher preparation program is recognized as one of the strongest in the state.  

Through in-class and hands-on learning, such as internships and field experiences, Education majors gain real classroom experience and enter the profession as highly qualified teachers. You will learn in a supportive and interactive environment that focuses on ethics, codes of conduct, and professional teaching standards, while encouraging you to examine your biases, dispositions, and values. Together, we will build your potential to make the world a better place by dedicating your life to future generations.

Majors and Minors

  • Education Minor

    Prepare for the classroom with Greensboro College’s Education minor. Dive into practical courses like 21st Century Schools I and II, Diverse Populations, and psychology electives such as a study on Learning, Memory, and Cognition. With a total of 22 credit hours, this practical minor equips you to step into the world of education.

    Learn More: Education Minor


Our excitement for teaching and learning has inspired a generation of excellent teachers and earned our education program the following distinctions: 

  • 100% passing rate on North Carolina licensing exams
  • Employment of 90%-plus of student teachers
  • Employers and candidates report they are well prepared for the job

This commitment to student learning has resulted in our faculty being awarded the:

  • Virginia Clarke Gray Teaching Award
  • Alumni Association Teaching Award
  • Award for Teaching Excellence
Greensboro College Department of Education Accolades

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“I loved the GC Honors program and Greensboro College. I felt safe and a sense of genuine belonging at the college. I worked closely with my thesis advisor and professors who helped inspire me to define my path and passion of interest. That path has led me to my doctoral studies in Engineering Mechanics.”

- Joshua Fitzgerald, Class of ’19, Mathematics Major

Joshua currently studies astrodynamics at Virginia Tech University and is an Engineering Mechanics Ph.D. Candidate.