Academics at ECU

At ECU, you will be immersed in a vibrant and intellectually diverse community built around twelve colleges and schools, including eight that offer undergraduate degree programs.

Degree Explorer allows you to discover all of ECU’s academic undergraduate and graduate programs with information on courses of study, career choices and more.

Undergraduate Studies

If you’ve already mapped your path or if you’re taking life one step at a time, you will discover what you need at ECU with one of the widest ranges of degree programs in NC. More importantly, you will find the academic support you need to make the most of your time here.

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Graduate Studies

Congratulations on your decision to explore the opportunities associated with getting a graduate degree from ECU. You’ll discover nationally recognized programs and faculty, competitive tuition costs and 77 master’s programs, 15 doctoral programs, 50 graduate certificates and 6 first professional programs.

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ECU Online

Whether you want to finish what you started or start something new, East Carolina University offers more than 100 online degree and certificate programs in business, health care, education, technology, and other areas to give you the options you need to meet your objectives.

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Health Sciences

Choosing a degree in health sciences will prepare you to improve lives and help create access to care across our state in the medical, dental, nursing or allied health fields. Our colleges and schools build on your individual strengths and engage in unique interprofessional collaborations to meet your educational goals.

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Colleges and Schools

You’ll find your desired course of study from a range of academic programs available through our colleges and schools. Degree programs are offered at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Plus, you’ll find ways to customize your educational experience with traditional and interdisciplinary majors, minor concentrations and individualized programs.


The following is a listing of all academic departments. For specific programs, please see Degree Explorer