MAT-Rural Educational Justice Elementary Education

College of Education

Program Information

Degrees or Certificates Offered:


Delivery Method:

Distance Education (Online)

Program Website:

GRE (or other entrance exam) Not Required!

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Kristen Gregory

Mailing Address:
East Carolina University, Mailstop 504

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Priority ** ** ** February 16 **
Graduate School * * * June 15th *

* Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

The MAT program is currently only accepting applications for the edPIRATE 2023-2024 cohort. All other MAT strands are being revised and are not currently accepting applications.

edPIRATE: The edPIRATE (Educator Pipeline In Rural Action for Teaching Equity) MAT will focus on rural educational justice. This MAT is offered through a partnership with the Rural Education Institute and four rural school districts: Elizabeth City – Pasquotank Public Schools, Greene County Schools, Lenoir County Public Schools, and Washington County Schools. The partnership aims to develop effective K-8 teachers and school leaders, improve student achievement, and increase the recruitment and retention of diverse educators in our high need rural communities.

** = This program does not have a Priority Deadline for this term.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:
  • Completed application
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 letters of reference