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Explore Our Graduate Options

As a top tier graduate school of education grounded in our land-grant mission, we offer our graduate students extraordinary opportunities to engage in research and teaching assistantships, participate in exceptional instruction and mentoring, and build connections that will help you drive educational change whether you complete your graduate degree online, in-person or through a mix of both.

We are home to over 35 graduate program areas of study, concentrations, specializations and certificates that will prepare you to advance educational change and lead in the educational field of your choice. Explore our programs by department, program areas of study, specializations, concentrations and tracks.

Master of Education in STEM Education Concentrations:

Master of Education in STEM Education or Master of Science in STEM Education Concentration:

Ph.D. in Learning and Teaching in STEM Program Areas of Study:

Graduate Certificate:

Find the right fit for you

At NC State’s College of Education, you’ll prepare at one of the nation’s top graduate colleges of education and learn alongside like-minded peers and top-notch faculty committed to strengthening schools, colleges and communities so all children and adults have equitable opportunities to succeed.



Ranked among all graduate colleges of education in the nation


Ranked among all public colleges of education in the nation

Top 5%

In research funding among all colleges of education in the nation


Ranked Educational Administration and Supervision program in N.C.


Ranked Curriculum and Instruction program in the nation


Ranked Elementary Education program in the nation


Ranked Educational Psychology program in the nation


Online master's programs for veterans in N.C.


Online master's program in educational/instructional media design program in N.C.

Sources: U.S. News & World Report

"The counseling and counselor education program allowed me to gain training experience as both a counseling instructor and clinical supervisor; two critical components that have helped me transition into the role of counseling faculty."

- Regina Gavin Williams '16 PHD
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