Founded in 1907, East Carolina University is a regionally accredited public doctoral university which has three campuses; namely, Main Campus, Health Sciences Campus, and West Research Campus. The University offers numerous excellent educational opportunities through its colleges and schools: Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, Brody School of Medicine, College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Fine Arts & Communication, College of Health and Human Performance, College of Human Ecology, College of Nursing, College of Technology and Computer Science, School of Dentistry, and Graduate School.
In order to meet the educational needs of the diverse student population, ECU offers a great number of online programs which award the following degrees and certificates:
• Bachelor of Science
• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
• Master of Science
• Master of Arts
• Master of Business Administration
• Master of Arts in Education
• Master of Science in Nursing
• Education Specialist
• Graduate Certificate
The areas of concentration are diverse and include Business Administration, Communication, Education, Health Information and Services Management, Hospitality Management, Industrial Technology, Information Technologies, Nursing, Construction Management, Criminal Justice, English, Technology Systems, Psychology and many others.
Online education at ECU is convenient, since it provides 24/7 access to online courses, which are at the same time taught by the faculty, which teach on-campus courses. The distance education programs are well structured and use special instructional methods and techniques to help students successfully pass the requirements and graduate. Finally, students enrolled in online programs are eligible to apply for financial aid to help pay for their education.