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Explore the benefits and advantages of enrolling in NDS at NC State

Non-Degree Studies Program

The Non-Degree Studies Program (NDS) at NC State offers students the opportunity to enroll in courses at NC State without, or prior to, enrolling in a degree-seeking program. 

NDS students are able to enroll in courses in a breadth of disciplines, for a myriad of reasons. From professionals looking to develop and advance further in their careers, to high school students seeking college credit, NDS offers tangible benefits for students at any stage in your academic career.

6000+ NDS Students Currently Enrolled

Access to NC State Resources

In-Person and Online Options

What can you do with NDS at NC State?

  • Earn college credits while still in high school
  • Explore disciplines and fields of study that interest you
  • Advance in your professional career
  • Complete pre-requisite or general education requirements for your degree program

And so much more… The opportunities that NDS provides are endless, so confirm your eligibility and enroll today.

Enrolling in NDS at NC State allowed me to explore graduate opportunities that led me to pursue a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, focusing on global studies and tourism.

Jordan G.

MALS ‘19

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The Non-Degree Studies Program at NC State is coordinated by the Department of Registration and Records.

Prospective students wishing to enroll in NDS Online or an Undergraduate Certificate should explore opportunities through Digital Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA).