What will I learn?

The 30-hour, non-thesis MS in nanoscience follows the Professional Science Master’s degree model, featuring course work in nanoscience and business and an internship to provide practical experience. It is designed for students with strong background in technical fields who seek additional specialized training to qualify them for positions in companies that work in the field of nanotechnology.

30-hours, MS Thesis concentration is designed for students who seek gaining in depth hands-on research experience while improving their scientific writing and mastering in nanoscience to continue further in their higher education.

Nanoscience Survey Courses (9 credit hours)

  1. NAN 601: Nano-chemistry (3)
  2. NAN 602: Nano-biology (3)
  3. NAN 603: Nanophysics (3)
  4. NAN 604: Nano-techniques (3)

Which department am I in?

Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

Study options

Full Time (30 hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,846.00 per year
Start date

Expected January 2022


Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

907 East Gate City Blvd,


North Carolina,

27401, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

All applicants must have obtained the following: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or appropriately-evaluated credentials for non-U.S. schools; satisfactory academic standing as an undergraduate or in a post-baccalaureate program.

For international students

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration or focus area related to nano-science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering).

English Language Proficiency: TOEFL: internet based - 79, or paper based - 550. A score of at least 6.5 is required on the IELTS.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.