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Raleigh, NC 27695
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Undergraduate Admissions

Office of Undergraduate
NC State University
203 Peele Hall
Campus Box 7103
Raleigh, NC 27695-7103

Graduate Admissions

The Graduate School
North Carolina State
Room 240,
Research Building III
1005 Capability Drive
Campus Box 7102
Raleigh, NC 27695

North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University

About NC State Distance Education

Welcome to Distance Education at NC State! We offer a wide variety of courses and programs to meet your needs wherever you are located and whatever your life circumstances. These exciting educational opportunities can enhance your job skills or help you prepare for a new career, while providing schedule flexibility to balance your studies with work or other life responsibilities.


Our DE programs are the full equivalent of our campus programs; they receive the same accreditation as campus programs and are taught by NC State faculty. They provide maximum schedule flexibility, allowing you to enhance your current workplace skills or prepare for a new career.


We offer distance education graduate and undergraduate degrees, certificates, and teacher licensure programs in our core academic strengths, which include engineering, technology, science and education, among other academic disciplines. Learn more about NC State Distance Education.


Undergraduate Certificates

Take the first step toward a new career or give your current career a boost with a certificate program. View details of our undergraduate-level certificates to learn about career prospects, curriculum, admissions requirements, tuition, and how to apply. View Undergraduate Certificates.


Graduate Certificates

Gain advanced skills and focused knowledge in a Graduate Certificate program. These programs take your career to the next level through a collection of graduate credit courses designed for busy professionals. View Graduate Certificates to learn about career prospects, curriculum, admissions requirements, and how to apply. View Graduate Certificates.


Teacher Licensure

Specialized training is available to help you prepare for a teaching career or to add additional credentials for licensure. View Teacher Licensure Programs.


Undergraduate Programs

NC State offers several bachelor-level degree completion programs through distance education. Transfer credits from other accredited post-secondary institutions can be applied toward fulfillment of the degree requirements. View Undergraduate Programs.


Master’s Programs

Advanced studies are offered in Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Teacher Education, and other subject areas for professional development or to help you prepare for a new career. View Master’s Programs.


Doctoral Programs

Several site-based doctoral programs offered through NC State's College of Education provide training and competency for North Carolina school administrators and other career professionals in academic or leadership roles. View Doctoral Programs.