You can begin the Denver Center + Online (hybrid online plus face-to-face) delivery of this program any academic term.
This delivery option accepts transcripts throughout the year, and you can start any academic term. It is recommended that you apply at least 60 days before the start of the semester for which you desire admission, but you can contact the Program Coordinator to confirm upcoming deadlines.
You will apply to the program and then submit additional materials:
Once you apply to the UNC Graduate School and the ELPS program and your application packet is complete, your application will be reviewed by the graduate school then sent to the faculty/program for an admission decision.
"The rural cohort has been an excellent way for me to collaborate with so many other professionals in my field of study. Though our setting is non-traditional, 21st Century technology works seamlessly for all of us to "gather" during a time that works best for us."
– Kimberly Ehnes, Graduate
"UNC's ELPS program is one of the best I've seen on many levels and it has been a pleasure to be involved with an amazing group of students and faculty!"
– Lois Oestreich, Graduate
"I was nervous about how the technology would work, and I did have some glitches to start out, but I had excellent support from my professors and extremely helpful technical support from the help-line to solve the problem."
– Jennifer Ellsperman, Graduate
"What I appreciate most about the course of study is how relevant I find it. Often, I can take what I'm learning and directly apply it to the work I'm currently doing."
– Katie Baldassar