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Graduate Programs

Dr. Jeremy Jones, NC State Ed.D. '24

Jun 13, 2024

Embrace the Journey: Meet Jeremy R. Jones, Ed.D. in Community College Leadership

Dr. Jeremy R. Jones boldly navigated the demanding journey to his Ed.D. in Community College Leadership at NC State. Thanks to the program’s unmatched flexibility and support from both family and faculty, he expertly balanced his career and studies, emerging as a dynamic leader poised to drive meaningful change. 

NC State '24 Grads with Mr. and Mrs. Wuf

Jun 4, 2024

Katie Hackney: Mastering Nutrition and Eyeing Veterinary Dreams

Balancing motherhood and rigorous coursework, Katie Hackney harnessed the flexibility of the NC State online Master of Nutrition program to move closer to her veterinary dreams. Discover how she navigated academic challenges and leveraged faculty support to transform her aspirations into reality. 

NC State MSE grad and NCFC midfielder Jacori Hayes

May 24, 2024

Nanoengineering Master’s Alum and NCFC Midfielder Jacori Hayes Touts Distance MSE Graduate Program

In life, it’s natural to question if you’re truly where you’re meant to be. NC State MSE graduate and North Carolina FC midfielder Jacori Hayes was certain that in early May of 2024 that he was. 

Heather Young, MMA '26 student

May 24, 2024

Heather Young, Platform Engagement and Deepening Product Manager at Truist

For Heather Young, the flexibility of the Master of Management program, along with the practical, hands-on curriculum and supportive faculty, have made for a rich learning experience that adds value to her career in real time. 

A headshot of a man in graduation regalia holding up a peace sign and making a funny face.

May 21, 2024

An Unforgettable Adventure: Meet Reginald Simon, MSA ‘24

Educator and recent NC State grad Reginald Simon is genuinely passionate about developing the leadership potential and self-esteem of the young people he teaches, mentors, advises and coaches.  

Bond Lammey at Grand Canyon National Park

May 8, 2024

Bond Lammey Charts New Course with Online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management 

Bond Lammey finds new direction with online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management degree program. 

Tala Dahmash - Online Master of Education Graduate from NC State.

May 6, 2024

Tala Dahmash ’24MED: ‘Learning is a Lifelong Journey, and Adult Education Allows Individuals to Continually Adapt, Grow and Thrive in an Ever-changing World’

Tala Dahmash 24MED has spent the last decade as an English teacher and English as a second language (ESL) specialist in Dubai. To further grow as an educator, Dahmash decided to earn her online Master of Education in Training and Development at the NC State College of Education, and she will make the 15-hour flight from Dubai to Raleigh to attend her graduation ceremony. 

Cherrelle in graduation regalia standing at a lecturn

May 6, 2024

Persevering Through Hardship: Meet Cherrelle Lawrence, Ed.D. ’24

Cherrelle Lawrence was a first-generation college student with a passion for education. She was serving as Dean for Corporate Learning and Professional Development at Vance-Granville Community College when she decided to pursue her dream of completing a doctoral degree. 

Jacqueline Verkuilen in graduation regalia.

May 2, 2024

Jacqueline Verkuilen ’23, ’24MED: ‘Learning Design and Technology Has Perfectly Allowed Me to Thrive at My Talents and Hit on My Interests’

When Jacqueline Verkuilen '23, 24MED was an undergraduate student, discovering the College of Education's Learning Design and Technology program changed the course of her academic career. She switched her major and decided to earn her master's degree, too, which she was able to complete online while traveling the world. 

Tamara Nelson, NC State Online MRA graduate

Apr 24, 2024

Tamara Nelson, Vice President and Lead Operational Risk Officer at Wells Fargo

According to Tamara Nelson, the MRA program’s one-of-a-kind, real-world curriculum has made an immediate impact on her career – and the flexible format allows her to pursue her career goals without pressing pause on her professional and family responsibilities.