MACU ranked in the Top 5 for all Education Departments to Become a Teacher

May 03, 2016

To Become a Teacher BadgeElizabeth City, NC – May 1, 2016.  Tom Charlet, editor of a website called ToBecomeATeacher.org recently released the rankings of the top schools in North Carolina that offer educational degrees for students looking to become teachers in North Carolina. MACU was selected as one of the top five programs in the state.

President D. Clay Perkins, Ph.D., remarked, “I am extremely proud of the excellence in all of our academic programs at MACU. Our elementary education program is no exception. Our education faculty is passionate about preparing students to serve by providing them the knowledge, skills, and Christian character that will prepare them to be extraordinary servant leaders. I am honored that MACU was selected in the top five programs in the state. North Carolina has many good schools and the competition is high.”

Dr. Cheryl Luton, Director of Teacher Education notes: “Our program at Mid-Atlantic Christian University is modeled after some of the best teacher education programs in America. When students complete our B.S. in Elementary Education and Biblical Studies program they will have had more elementary classroom experience than most other education programs. Putting into practice what is taught in our university classes, along with having outstanding in-service teachers as mentors, ensures the ultimate learning experiences for our students. Our classes are taught by teachers who have years of experience and have remained current as life-long learners. We expect the best from our students, and we promise to give back the best; the best opportunities, the best teaching staff, the best classes while being a part of a fine Christian University.”

ToBecomeATeacher.org developed a process to discover the five top schools that included ranking schools in several categories including return on investment, graduation rate and the total expense of completing their education. Mid-Atlantic Christian University in thankful to be recognized as a leader in the area of education in North Carolina.