12 months
30906 USD/year
30906 USD/year
11700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Climate Change and Society at North Carolina State University provides critical skills, knowledge, and expertise in climate science and climate adaptation. These programs prepare graduates to meet the growing demand for climate adaptation expertise. 


Key facts

Climate change and climate variability pose risks and opportunities for nearly all human activities and sectors of the economy. There is a great and growing need across businesses, government agencies, media, non-governmental organizations and educational institutions.

Our The Master of Science in Climate Change and Society at North Carolina State University support students in building a foundation in climate science and the applications on which they can build successful careers in the public, private, or non-profit sectors. 

Our graduates can succeed as:

  • International development team leaders, grant writers and project managers
  • Conservationists
  • Land use and urban planning specialists
  • Food security specialists
  • Water resource managers
  • Public administrators
  • Consultants
  • Civil engineers
  • Energy solutions experts
  • Educators
  • Journalists
  • Outreach managers
  • Entrepreneurs who have identified new opportunities associated with climate change
  • Professionals attempting to mainstream climate adaptation into their organization’s processes

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals of Climate Change Science
  • Statistical Methods for Researchers
  • Fundamentals of Geospatial Information Science and Technology 
  • Global Environmental Policy
  • Climate Change Communication
  • Climate Risk Analysis for Adaptation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application 
  • Statement of Purpose (1500 word maximum)
  • CV/Resume
  • Transcripts from all prior institutions
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30906 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30906 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30906 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30906 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Raleigh

1085 - 1853 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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