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Applied Science and Technology, Ph.D.

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We are focused on providing students interested in a challenging, interdisciplinary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduate education with an intellectually-stimulating, culturally-diverse, rewarding, and societally relevant career development experience.

You will get an exceptional grounding in the technical and leadership skills in high demand in the marketplace with a doctoral degree in Applied Science and Technology. Best of all, you can choose from one of six different concentrations that map to your interests and career goals after graduating the Applied Science and Technology (AST) Ph.D. Program Graduates from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University: Bioscience, Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics, Data Sciences and Analytics, Information Technology and Technology Management, and Atmoepheric, Environmental and Energy Science.


  • Energy and Environment Manager
  • Energy and Utilities Manager
  • Energy Efficiency Manager
  • Sustainability and ENERGY Engineer
  • Earning Potential

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    42 alternative credits

     66 (post B.S.), 42 (post M.S.)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

AST offers a Ph.D. in the following concentrations:
  • Atmospheric, Environmental and Energy Science
  • Applied Physics
  • Bioscience
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Data Science and Analytics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • All programs require the graduate admission application, application fee, academic transcripts, personal statement and recommendation letters. 
  • Most programs also require a personal statement and graduate test scores. 
  • Some programs have additional requirements such as an on-campus interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2193 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2193 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    593 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 593 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Greensboro

  • 1001 - 1540 USD/month
    Living Costs

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