Internationally respected credentials from one of the top universities in the world…
with schedule flexibility, wherever you are.
The Power of a World-Class Research Enterprise Delivered to You
NC State’s purpose is to create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for the people of North Carolina and the country. We’re a pre-eminent research enterprise that excels in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, design, humanities and social sciences, agriculture, education and textiles among others. The NC State Difference is about the way we turn thought into action and how we involve our students.
We offer our world-class education, taught by renowned professors, to online and distance students who need an education with the flexibility to fit into their busy lives. Just like our on-campus programs, online and distance education classes engage students in solving real-world problems that pertain to their areas of interest. Students graduate ready to lead the workforce, confident in the knowledge that NC State consistently ranks as one of the best values in higher education. Learn more about the unique opportunity of Online and Distance Education programs at NC State.
NC State Online and Distance Education programs strive to be flexible and continually responsive to a changing world. We constantly evaluate the relevance of our programs for online and distance students. We look ahead to new technologies in course delivery, class scheduling and communication technology to make our courses as interactive as possible. Read more about how to get started on a degree through Online and Distance Education.
WolfWare is NC State’s online education toolkit and is comprised of several systems and tools in one cohesive environment. Students use WolfWare as their gateway to courses; past, present and future.
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NC State Ranks Number 2 Among Military-Friendly Online Colleges
With more than 110 online and distance education programs and the Military and Veteran Services, a centralized resource that regularly hosts hiring events and other networking opportunities for military students, it is no wonder why NC State Online ranks among America’s Best Military-Friendly Online Colleges.
Online Statistics Degree Paved the Way to Career in Machine Learning
We recently caught up with a two-time NC State alum to learn more about the day-to-day responsibilities and the necessary (statistical) skills to succeed as a senior machine learning engineer.
NC State Online Ranks Among Most Affordable Online Master of Education Programs
Master’s Programs Guide recently ranked NC State Online’s Master of Education in STEM Education - Science number 4 on a list of Most Affordable Online Master’s of Education Programs.