Welcome to the Graduate Catalog

Welcome to the Graduate School Catalog!  The School of Graduate Studies exemplifies North Carolina A&T State University's tradition of excellence in learning, discovery and engagement.  We are proud of our unique approach to the graduate enterprise that comprises the combined efforts of an intercultural faculty and staff, a diverse student population, and an unparalleled research and learning experience. Our alumni are leading thinkers and innovators in a variety of fields, seeking to improve life for all in the 21st century and beyond.

In 2012, the US News and World Report recognized and ranked the following graduate programs at A&T: Information Technology was ranked 7th in faculty credentials, 15th in student services and technology, and 19th in student engagement and accreditation; Industrial and Systems Engineering was ranked 56th; and Social Work (joint with UNCG) was ranked 104th.

In the 2012 ranking of national universities by Washington Monthly magazine, North Carolina A&T State University has been ranked No. 33 overall and No. 2 in the category of social mobility.  Washington Monthly rates schools overall based on their contribution to the public good in three categories: social mobility – recruiting and graduating low-income students; research – producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs; and service – encouraging students to give something back to their country.

Our state of the art research centers and facilities include the NASA Center for Aviation Safety, the NSF Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials, the NOAA-Interdisciplinary Scientific Environmental Technology Center, the Center for Post-Harvest Technologies, the Interdisciplinary Center for Entrepreneurship and E-Business and the recently established Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.

NC A&T offers a variety of financial assistance options for graduate study.  We offer twenty nine master’s and seven doctoral degree programs, as well as a number of certificate programs in collaboration with the following schools and colleges: School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business and Economics, School of Education, College of Engineering, School of Technology, and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.  Details regarding all our programs of study are provided in this catalog.

We invite you to explore the catalog as well as our website for more information on our academic programs, research opportunities, admission processes, and financial assistance.  Please don't hesitate to call us at 336-285-2366 or email us at grad@ncat.edu if you have any questions.

Best wishes.

Sanjiv Sarin, PhD PE
Dean, Graduate School
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University