Why Distance Education?
DE PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT
The Food Safety program provides a real-world perspective of working environments.
NC State offers programs online and on-site that are the full equivalent of our campus programs. They receive the same accreditation as campus programs and are taught by world-leading faculty.
Our online programs provide maximum schedule flexibility, allowing you to enhance your current workplace skills or prepare for a new career. Particularly critical for students unable to attend campus-based classes due to geography, work schedules or other life circumstances, NC State’s distance education options provide a path to a better work/life balance.
NC State offers more than 350 distance education courses and more than 90 degrees, certificates, lateral-entry and teacher-licensure programs.
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Our cutting-edge, solution-driven technology provides flexible delivery of rigorous acadmics and individual support so that students get an outstanding education wherever they are.
As a leader with our real-world approach to education, we provide authentic opportunities for students to put learning into practice and develop personal and career-ready skills.
Distance education offers students across the state and beyond access to NC State’s world-leading faculty. These experts work at the forefront of interdisciplinary innovation, and they teach in the classroom and online. NC State faculty provide premier, research-driven content so that students emerge as highly competitive in their field.
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Learn How to Apply
If you are interested in enrolling in a graduate-level certificate program or pursuing an advanced degree, visit The Graduate School.
If you are interested in applying for a class, transferring or enrolling in a bachelor’s degree completion program, visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
The Nondegree Studies program provides information for students who are not interested in completing degree programs.