Graduate Virtual Open House

Discover how the College of Natural Resources can help you take your career to the next level.
Graduate Student Open House

Explore the Graduate Student Experience

The NC State College of Natural Resources is hosting its 2020 Graduate Student Virtual Open House from 4 to 6:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 1, and Wednesday, Dec. 2. Join us to explore what graduate school can do for you. Discover why our faculty and students are recognized worldwide for their innovative research in forest biomaterials, forestry and environmental resources, geospatial analytics and parks, recreation and tourism management. 

We welcome all prospective students interested in on-campus research and obtaining a master’s degree or Ph.D., working professionals seeking an online master’s degree or graduate certificate and seniors in undergraduate programs.

Through various virtual sessions, you will have the opportunity to:

Get Informed

Learn about the admissions process and our graduate student experience.

Explore Research and Funding

Discover our research areas and funding opportunities.

Get Connected

Meet our faculty experts and current students and network with attendees.

Open House Schedule

Tuesday, December 1, 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EST
Day 1: Overview and Student Experience

Get an overview of our programs, along with insider tips on the application process. Hear about the student experience from traditionally underrepresented populations, in addition to navigating full-time work and/or parenting during graduate school.

Wednesday, December 2, 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EST
Day 2: Admissions, Department Research, Faculty and Students

Learn about each graduate program in the College of Natural Resources. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with faculty and current students and learn more about the admissions process for specific programs, including online-only and professional master’s degree programs.

View the full event schedule with session and presentation details.

Cost and Registration

To register,  fill out this form. This event is free of charge.

Top Energy University 2020

American Energy Society (AES)

#1 in North Carolina and #4 in the nation

For studying natural resources and conservation (College Factual)

$373 million Awarded Annually

in graduate assistantship and fellowships

#1 Best Value

NC State is ranked number one among North Carolina universities for the value of its education. Our online programs in graduate education rank 4th in the nation.

Need more information or have a question?

Contact cnrrecruitment@ncsu.edu.

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Our Graduate Degrees

Students pursuing graduate degrees from the College of Natural Resources are prepared to make significant contributions to society worldwide. They become faculty members, policymakers and professionals working as researchers and managers in higher education, business, industry and government.

Center for Geospatial Analytics

  •         Ph.D. in Geospatial Analytics
  •         Master of Geospatial Information Science and Technology (online, non-thesis)
  •         Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (online)

Forest Biomaterials

  •         Master of Science in Forest Biomaterials
  •         Master of Forest Biomaterials (non-thesis)
  •         Master of Forest Biomaterials (online-only)
  •         Ph.D in Forest Biomaterials

Forestry and Environmental Resources

  •         Master of Forestry (non-thesis)
  •         Master of Science in Forestry
  •         Ph.D. in Forestry and Environmental Resources
  •         Master of Natural Resources (non-thesis)
  •         Master of Science in Natural Resources
  •         Master of Environmental Assessment (online-only)
  •         Master of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology (non-thesis)
  •         Master of Science in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
  •         Ph.D. in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
  •         Certificate in Environmental Assessment
  •         Certificate in Renewable Energy Assessment and Development

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

  •         Master of Science in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
  •         Master of Science in Natural Resources
  •         Master of Natural Resources (non-thesis)
  •         Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
  •         Certificate in Sport and Entertainment Venue Management