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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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How to be Successful in Your Online Program
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Alum Finds Online Education More Conducive in Learning Style
Student outcome and success analyst, Giana Malak, will earn her second degree from NC State University in August 2019. But this time as an NC State Online and Distance Education student. After being out of school for several years, quitting
Wendell Barnwell II: Student, Teacher and Dedicated Family Man
Wendell Barnwell II is a devoted husband, loving father and the embodiment of grit and determination associated with nontraditional students. He attributes the on-time completion of his degree to the help of his wife, the flexibility of NC State Online and Distance Education and his professor's desire to see him succeed.
Three Colleagues Tackle Master’s Degree and Professional World
Michael Von Bargen, Jason Cook and Richard Singer will soon graduate from the online Master of Education in Training and Development. Learn how this group of friends has taken what they’ve learned at NC State and applied it to their careers at Duke Energy — saving the company $1.5 million in training costs.