The Graduate School
Welcome to the Graduate School website. The Graduate School 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 published its rankings that included the following A&T programs: Industrial and Systems Engineering was ranked 56th; the master's in Social Work (joint with UNCG) was ranked 104th, and the College of Engineering's graduate programs were ranked 144th. Among online programs, the master's program in Information Technology was ranked 18th, and graduate programs in the School of Education were ranked 85th.
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. An overview of our research can be gleaned by downloading our research brochure.
NC A&T offers a variety of financial assistance options for graduate study. We currently offer 45 master’s concentrations through 30 master's degree programs and 10 doctoral concentrations through 8 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. We encourage you to download our graduate school brochure for an overview of our program offerings.
We invite you to explore 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 email@example.com if you have any questions. When you are ready to apply to one of our programs, please click this link: Apply now
We look forward to receiving your application for admission to one of our graduate programs.
Sanjiv Sarin, PhD PE
Vice Provost for Research, Graduate Programs and Extended Learning and
Dean, The Graduate School