About the Graduate School and Graduate Programs
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke offers over forty master's programs and concentrations, all designed to enhance a student's development as a professional and a scholar. Graduate programs provide in-depth study of a discipline under the guidance of faculty members who are committed to students' intellectual growth. Emphasizing a personal and relevant approach to postbaccalaureate education, UNC Pembroke challenges students to take their skills and knowledge to a new level of mastery.
The School of Graduate Studies and Research emphasizes depth of study, academic rigor, and reflection. Graduate programs seek to foster in students a desire for excellence, a sustained commitment to learning, an openness to change, a social consciousness, and a respect for human diversity.The programs also strive to ensure the development of students into leaders of their professions.
Each graduate program is firmly grounded in theoretical and empirical bodies of knowledge. Students are challenged to think critically and creatively, and to apply theory to practice in an atmosphere of inquiry and dynamic exchange with faculty and each other.
Faculty share the University's commitment to academic excellence in a balanced program of teaching, research, and service. They are committed to excellence in teaching, engaging in the generation of knowledge, and serving their communities and professions.
Flexible course schedules and course formats are designed to make courses readily available to students. In addition to its offerings on the main campus, the School of Graduate Studies and Research offers selected classes and programs at satellite locations, primarily community colleges. All programs offer online and/or hybrid courses. The M.P.A. degree is offered as an on-campus or an online program, and the M.A.Ed. in Elementary Education is offered as an online program.
While graduate classes may be offered at a variety of campus and off-campus sites, the location for all inquiries regarding graduate admissions, regulations, and procedures is the School of Graduate Studies and Research, which is located in Room 124 of Lindsay Hall. The main telephone number for this office is (910)-521-6271; the fax number is (910) 521-6751. Additional information about graduate studies may be accessed through the school's website: http://www.uncp.edu/grad/. The mailing address is
School of Graduate Studies and Research
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
P.O. Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372