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Distance Education

Expand your horizons with Engineering Online – one of the best and largest distance education engineering programs in the nation.

Engineering Online

Engineering Online, the College’s distance education program, features:

  • Professional development courses and degree programs
  • Programs designed with working professionals in mind
  • Content and academic rigor identical to on-campus courses
  • Homework submitted electronically, exams proctored locally

Engineering Online now offers 18 master’s degrees , 15 graduate certificates and an undergraduate certificate in computer programming. They also offer distance courses for two site-based bachelor’s degrees for undergraduates attending partner institutions: Mechanical Engineering Systems in Havelock, N.C. and Mechatronics in Asheville, N.C.

Top 10

The Engineering Online program consistently ranks in the top 10 engineering online master’s degrees in US News and World Report.

More Online and Distance Education Programs Offered at NC State

Interested in online and distance education courses offered in other NC State colleges? Check out the Online and Distance Education website.

A 17th engineering degree, the Master of Biological and Agricultural Engineering degree, is offered through NC State’s Online and Distance Education programs.