The College of Natural Resources emphasizes hands-on learning in support of fundamental science, innovative thinking, and global perspective. Nearly 1000 undergraduate and 200 graduate students enroll annually. Combine the students with approximately 175 faculty and staff and we make a powerful team dedicated to realizing a sustainable tomorrow. With over 90,000 acres of college forests; a fully functional pilot paper mill; well-equipped labs; long-standing partnerships with businesses, government agencies and community groups; and an outstanding faculty and staff - our students graduate from all our programs ready to address the challenges they will face as natural resources professionals.
Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, NC State is a comprehensive university known for its leadership in education and research, and globally recognized for its science, technology, engineering and mathematics. As one of the leading land-grant institutions in the nation, NC State is committed to playing an active and vital role in improving the quality of life for the citizens of North Carolina, the nation and the world. The Research Triangle region surrounds the NC State campus where many of the country’s leading, Fortune 500 technology, research and pharmaceutical companies are located.
The College of Natural Resources’ growing distance education offerings complement our existing on-campus programs. Alternative delivery methods offer tremendous value and enormous potential for learners; we invite you to learn more about our distance education offerings.
Degree and Certificate Programs
We have five graduate level distance education programs:
- Professional Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management [link]
- Master of Geospatial Information Science and Technology [link]
- Certificate in Geographic Information Systems [link]
- Master of Forest Biomaterials [link]
- Masters in Environmental Assessment [link]
Current Course Offerings
Each of our departments offers distance education sections available for enrollment for both graduate students and undergraduate students alike. See a full listing of courses at distance.ncsu.edu.
Have questions about programs?
- Forest Biomaterials
Dr. Martin Hubbe
- Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management
- Geographic Information Science and Technology