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Find the Right Program

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Explore Programs

From teacher licensure and certificates to undergraduate and graduate degrees, fully equivalent to our on-campus programs, we offer more than 100+ Online and Distance Education programs. Find the program that suits your goals and leverage the prestige of an NC State degree to advance your career. 

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Whether you know what you plan to study or are exploring multiple programs, our advisors are available to make your application process as streamlined as possible. Advisors ensure you’ve met all the admission requirements for the program, complete the necessary applications, and understand the program format. We encourage you to speak with the program contact connected to your program interests or with an Online and Distance Education advisor to ensure the best fit for your desired outcomes.
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Choose a program and talk to an advisor to clarify admission requirements to prepare to apply. Our Admissions pages will guide you through the process based on your student classification. Make sure to make note of specific admissions criteria for each program as they vary by program.

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Once You’ve Been Admitted

Welcome to the Wolfpack! Now you have been admitted, you will get your login credentials to access NC State’s online environment. MyPack Portal is your pathway to sign up for courses, check your student account balance and access a wide variety of student services. We highly encourage you to visit the Virtual Orientation. It provides a step-by-step guide to help you make the most of available NC State resources.

Virtual Orientation

Students gather near the residence halls on North Campus during the break in between classes.