North Carolina State University - Master's Degree

The North Carolina State University is consistently ranked a best value among the nation’s public universities. The University is located on a 1,600-acre campus in the heart of Raleigh, the state capital of North Carolina.

  • Average Tuition USD 38,749

School Description

NC State was founded in 1887 with the purpose of teaching mechanical and agricultural arts. It is now the largest university in North Carolina, with more than 34,000 students and 8,000 faculty and staff that excels in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities and social sciences, textiles and veterinary medicine. Notable alumni include former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate - John Edwards, Actor and Comedian - Zach Galifinakis, and American Pianist and Composer - John Tesh.

Master Programs

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Accountancy

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Adult and Community College Education

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Aerospace Engineering

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing, manufacturing and testing aircraft, spacecraft and their systems. Includes instruction in aircraft/spacecraft systems technology, design and development testing, prototype and operational testing, inspection and maintenance procedures, instrument calibration, test equipment operation and maintenance, and report preparation.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

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    Applied Mathematics

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the solution of functional problems in fields such as engineering and the applied sciences. Includes instruction in natural phenomena modeling continuum mechanics, reaction-diffusion, wave propagation, dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, asymptotic methods, variation, optimization theory, inverse problems, and applications to specific scientific and industrial topics.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Applied Psychology

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of psychological theories and methods to real-world settings and problems, such as business and industry, government, education, military, and community settings. Includes instruction in applications of psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling, human factors, research methods and statistics, and program evaluation.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Architecture

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Bioinformatics

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of computer-based technologies and services to biological, biomedical, and biotechnology research. Includes instruction in algorithms, network architecture, principles of software design, human interface design, usability studies, search strategies, database management and data mining, digital image processing, computer graphics and animation, CAD, computer programming, and applications to experimental design and analysis and to specific quantitative, modeling, and analytical studies in the various biological specializations.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Biomedical Engineering

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Chemical Engineering

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Civil Engineering

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Computer Engineering

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Computer Networking

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Economics

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Elementary Education

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Engineering

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    English

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Environmental Assessment

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Environmental Engineering

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply geotechnical engineering methods, which deal with the analysis, design and construction of earth and earth supported structures, to the application of environmental problems, such as waste containment, waste disposal, construction of land fills, soil permeation, soil analysis, and soil improvement. Includes instruction in soil mechanics, soil dynamics, soil behavior, waste management and containment systems, geosynthetics, geochemistry, earth structures, geoenvironmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, and foundation engineering

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Financial Mathematics

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the finance industry, including the development, critique, and use of various financial models. Includes instruction in probability theory, statistical analysis, numerical methods, computation and simulation methods, stochastic processes, economics, and financial markets and applications.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Graphic Design

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

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    History

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

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    International Studies

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Landscape Architecture

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of landscape architecture and research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in geology and hydrology; soils, groundcovers, and horticultural elements; project and site planning; landscape design, history, and theory; environmental design; applicable law and regulations; and professional responsibilities and standards.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Liberal Studies

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Mathematics

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    MBA

    USD 65,110 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Microbiology

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A residency training program that prepares physicians in the isolation and identification of microbial agents that cause infectious disease, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. Requires prior completion of a program in pathology. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Nutrition Science

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A scientific program that focuses on the utilization of food for human growth and metabolism, in both normal and dysfunctional states, from the interdisciplinary perspective of the agricultural, human, biological, and biomedical sciences. Includes instruction in food science, biochemistry, physiology, dietetics, food and nutrition studies, biotechnology, biophysics, and the clinical sciences.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Physics

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Science Education

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to teach specific social science subjects and programs at various educational levels.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Statistics

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Teaching

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • Raleigh, NC 27695, United States

    Zoology

    USD 41,187 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the biology of animal species and phyla, with reference to their molecular and cellular systems, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Includes instruction in molecular and cell biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology and behavior, evolutionary biology, and applications to specific species and phyla.

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Rankings

  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 263
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 183
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 155
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 279
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 92
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201

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  • Minimum GPA 3.25
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 1450
  • Minimum ACT 30

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    Established in 1887

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    The University's award-winning Centennial Campus is home to more than 70 public and private partners, as well as the innovative Hunt Library which Time magazine has dubbed “the library of the future."

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          • 2015-2017, Bachelor's degree Business/Corporate Communications

            Remarkable University Strengthening Community & Future LeadersYYNC State provides real world experiences and training for students of varying interior colleges and majors. This institution not only believes in cultivating a strong community awareness, they believes in providing a safe place for students to learn and grow into the amazing leaders they dream of becoming.

          • 2014-2016, Master of Science, Computer Engineering 4.0

            Go Pack!!YNCSU is an awesome place. Great place to study, awesome weather, beautiful campus, fun crowd, and most importantly great job opportunities especially for engineering related roles. Its rated one of the best public universities in US in terms of value for money education. I am glad I chose NCSU over all other options.YWolfPack FTW!!

          • 2011-2013, Bachelor of Arts, International Politics Program

            Big campus for those who aspire for big things in life!YAnything one wants to become in life can be attained at this institution. Great atmosphere that helps students cultivate and thrive in their academic and professional careers. Those seeking to learn more about the world through Political Science, the program won't disappoint you! Without a doubt, I became more aware of the world that I live in and how through Politics man shape our future. Go Pack!