College of Graduate and Professional Studies Graduate Division
The Department of Education at Shaw University offers a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Early Childhood Education. This accredited program prepares students for professional roles in birth through kindergarten settings to serve as master teachers, lead teachers, direct service providers, consultants, program coordinators, supervisors, staff development trainers, researchers and evaluators, and community leaders in early childhood education and intervention. The curriculum meets the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards and the standards of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Students must complete a minimum of 42 semester hours of course work and choose between a final internship or research thesis. For more information, contact Dr. Rosalie N. Parrish at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 278-2675.
- Dr. Pamela Denning, Acting Dean, College of Graduate and Professional Studies
- Dr. Paula Moten-Tolson, Chair, Department of Education
- Dr. Rosalie Parrish, Coordinator, Graduate Education
Telephone: (919) 278-2675 | Fax: (919) 546-8531
School of Divinity
The Shaw University School of Divinity offers a professional degree, the Master of Divinity (MDiv) and a graduate degree, the Master of Religious Education (MRE). The course requirements for the MDiv can be completed in approximately three years. The requirements for the MRE can be completed in approximately two years. The mission of the Shaw University Divinity School is to provide theological education dedicated to the preparation of clergy and laity for clinical, pastoral and teaching/research ministry professions. The Divinity School is committed to the development of a research institute whose focus is leadership in the “practice of ministry” in the African American community, particularly in the African American Church.
Dr. Bruce T. Grady, Dean
Telephone: (919) 546-8569/546-8570 | Fax: (919) 546-8571