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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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Building Strong Stepfamilies
The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. In the latest post, Rhonda Peters provides positive parenting techniques to help
Studying Abroad: My Experience as an NC State Online International Student
The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. In the latest post, Alice Chen describes her experiences as an
Statistics and COVID-19: Forecasting the Spread
Members of the Wolfpack have stepped up in unimaginable ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. Michael DeWitt, a 2019 graduate of the Master of Statistics online program, has been working since the beginning of the outbreak to forecast the spread of
Online and Distance Education Graduates Share Stories of Resilience, Dedication
NC State Online and Distance Education has a proven history of providing high-quality online and distance education to meet the needs of our students, North Carolina, and beyond. Our strength stems from distinguished faculty who prepare students with skills to