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Graduate Programs

Advanced Degrees That Advance Careers

The global expansion of poultry production is expected to continue growing by 5% per year, and by more than 25% per year in developing countries. That’s why students from many different countries and cultures are involved in our graduate programs.

You can choose from several paths, including masters degree options, a graduate certificate program and a Ph.D.

Our graduate faculty are experts in their fields. They participate in a number of interdisciplinary programs throughout the university that enrich their teaching and mentoring, and in turn, benefit their students.

We’re serious about preparing our graduate students for meaningful careers that have an impact in North Carolina and around the world.

Minimum Admissions Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent degree from an accredited university or institute of higher education
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (3.5 GPA preferred)
  • TOEFL for international students from non-English speaking countries

We recruit highly competitive students for our graduate degree programs. Check out the paths below to find the one that’s right for you.

Online Graduate Certificate Leads Student Closer to Her Master in Poultry Science

Since earning her bachelor’s degree from Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School in Honduras, Ashley Gernat joined the Prestage Department of Poultry Science to earn a Feed Science Graduate Certificate while pursuing her master’s degree online.

Ashley Gernat at the posed in front of a tree and water.

Ready to join our Pack?

Ken Anderson
Director of Graduate and Certificate Programs