Applied Science and Technology

Program Information

Degree Offered: Ph.D.

Concentrations:

  • Applied Chemistry
  • Applied Physics
  • Atmospheric, Environmental and Energy Science
  • Bioscience
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Information Technology
  • STEM Education
  • Technology Management


General Application Deadlines:
Fall--July 1 / Spring--November 1 / Summer--April 1

Admission Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in a science, math, technology, engineering or related discipline with a GPA≥3.25/4.0 or a master’s degree in a science, math, technology, engineering or related discipline with a GPA≥3.0/4.0 from a college or university recognized by a regional or general accrediting agency
  • GRE verbal and quantitative scores (no minimum score requirement)

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Research Areas & Career Prospects

Applied Science & Technology is an interdisciplinary program that allows you to receive training and conduct research in a variety of exciting areas, including:
  • Hurricanes
  • Climate
  • Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Material & Polymer Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Energy & Environmental Science
  • GIS and Remote Sensing 
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Internet of Things
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Microfluidics & Microreactors


Graduates of the program will be prepared for a variety of potential careers, including:

  • University Faculty Member
  • Industry Research & Development
  • Data Scientist
  • Energy and Environment Manager
  • Energy and Utilities Manager
  • Energy Efficiency Manager
  • Sustainability and ENERGY Engineer


Contact Information

Graduate coordinator: Keith Schimmel, Ph.D.
Phone: 336-285-2329
Email: schimmel@ncat.edu

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