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Admission requirements vary from program to program. Not all programs admit for every term, so it is important that you view the admit terms listed in the tables below. For more information or program admission requirements, please email gradadmissions@nccu.edu or click request more information.  To start the online graduate admission application, click ApplyNow!

International application deadline dates are available in a separate table at the bottom of this page.

Master's Degrees

Degree Name GRE Required Also Offered Fully Online Application Deadline Date
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, MS Yes No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Business Administration, MBA Yes
(or GMAT)
No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Chemistry, MS Yes No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Communication Disorders, MEd Yes No Fall, February 1
(admits only for fall term)
Career Counseling, MA Yes Yes Fall, Feb. 1;      Spring, Oct. 1
Criminal Justice, MS No No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Earth Sciences, MS Yes No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Educational Technology, MA No Yes Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
English, MA Yes No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Family and Consumer Sciences, MS No No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Higher Education Administration, MS No Yes
(only online)
Fall, February 1
(admits only for fall term)
History, MA Yes No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Information Sciences, MIS No Yes Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1;      Summer, Apr. 15
Instructional Design, MA No Yes
(only online)
Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Jazz Studies, MM Yes No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Library Science, MLS No Yes Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1;      Summer,  Apr. 15
Master of Arts in Teaching, MA No Yes Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1;      Summer, Apr. 15
Mathematics, MS Yes Yes Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Mental Health Counseling- Clinical, MA Yes Yes Fall, Feb. 1;      Spring, Oct. 1
Pharmaceutical Science, MS Yes No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Physical Education and Recreation, MS No No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Physics, MS Yes No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Psychology, MA No No Fall, July 1
(admits only for fall term)
Public Administration: General, MPA No No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1;      Summer, Apr. 15
Public Administration: Executive, EMPA No No Summer, April 15;     Spring, Nov. 1
School Administration, MSA No Yes Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1;      Summer, Apr. 1
School Counseling, MA Yes Yes Fall, Feb. 1;      Spring, Oct. 1
Social Work: Advanced Standing, MSW No No Summer, Jan. 15
(admits only for summer term)
Social Work: Traditional, MSW No No Fall, February 1
(admits only for fall term)
Special Education, Blind and Visually Handicapped, MEd No Yes Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1;      Summer, Apr. 15

 

PhD Degree

Degree Name Application Deadline Date

Integrated Biosciences

  •      Biomedical Sciences track and Pharmaceutical Sciences track

Fall Admission Only

  • Priority Deadline Date: Jan. 15
  • Final Deadline Date: Feb. 15

 

Professional Degree

Law, JD                                            

Please visit the School of Law's website for more
information and admission requirements.

 

Joint Degree Programs

Educational Technology, MA/Information Sciences, MIS See above table for deadline dates and admit terms.
Information Sciences, MIS/MBA See above table for deadline dates and admit terms.
Law, JD/MBA See above tables for deadline dates and admit terms.
Law, JD/Library Science, MLS See above tables for deadline dates and admit terms.
Law, JD/Public Administration, MPA See above tables for deadline dates and admit terms.
Law, JD/Master of Public Policy, MPP Please visit the School of Law's website for more
information and admission requirements.
Public Administration, MPA/Information Sciences, MIS See above tables for deadline dates and admit terms.

 

Graduate Certificate Programs

Certificate Name Also Offered
Online
Application Deadline Date
Digital Librarianship (post-master's certificate program) Yes Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1;
Su
mmer, Apr. 15
E-Learning Instructor Yes
(only online)
Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Faith-Based and Philanthropic Entrepreneurship No Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1
Health Informatics Yes Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1;
Su
mmer, Apr. 15
Information Policy and Management Yes Fall, July 1;     Spring, Nov. 1;
Su
mmer, Apr. 15

 

Accelerated Baccalaureate to Master's (ABM) Programs 

If you are a current NCCU senior, junior, or second-semester sophomore with at least a 3.00 GPA, you may be eligible to apply for one of our ABM programs.

College of Arts and Sciences ABM Program Contacts
BA in English to MA in English Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Dr. James Pearce
jpearce@nccu.edu
(919) 530-7113
BS in Environmental and Geographic Sciences to MS in Earth Sciences Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Dr. Timothy Mulrooney
tmulroon@nccu.edu
(919) 530-6575
BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences to MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Ms. Natacha Janvier-Derilus
njanvierderilus@nccu.edu
(919) 530-7717

 

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences ABM Programs Contacts
BS in Criminal Justice to MS in Criminal Justice Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Dr. Robert Brown
rabrown@nccu.edu
(919) 530-5185
BS in Family and Consumer Sciences: Food and Nutrition to MS in Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Dr. Wykeshia Glass
wwglass@nccu.edu
(919) 530-6669
BS in Political Science to Master of Public Administration (MPA) Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Dr. Zaphon Wilson
zrwilson@nccu.edu
(919) 530-5202
BS in Psychology to MS in Psychology (general or clinical) Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Dr. Sherry Eaton
seaton@nccu.edu
(919) 530-6357
BS in Public Health Education to MS in Psychology (general or clinical) Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Dr. Sherry Eaton
seaton@nccu.edu
(919) 530-6357
BS in Public Health Education to Master of Public Administration (MPA) Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Dr. Zaphon Wilson
zrwilson@nccu.edu
(919) 530-5202
BS in Public Health Education to Master of Social Work (MSW, traditional) Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Dr. Blenda Crayton
bcrayton@nccu.edu
(919) 530-7329
BS in Recreation Administration to
MS in Physical Education and Recreation Administration
Undergraduate advisor

Graduate Program Contact
Dr. Thornton Draper
tdraper@nccu.edu
(919) 530-5383

 

International Applicants

All international applicants interested in applying for admission to an NCCU graduate program should make sure the program admits for the term they wish to enroll. Not all programs admit for every term, so it is important you view the admit terms listed in the respective degree listing tables.

For a listing of general admission requirements, please visit our International Applicants page.  For additional admission criteria required by the department, email gradadmissions@nccu.edu or click request more information.  To start the online graduate admission application, click ApplyNow! International applicants are not considered for summer admissions.

Note:  The deadline dates listed below are final deadline dates for all international applicants and for all programs unless an earlier deadline date is indicated for the program in the above tables.

Fall                Spring Summer
April 1 Sept. 1 No admission
 
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