Graduate School

Fayetteville State University is the second oldest public university in North Carolina, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System, and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Fayetteville State University proudly provides high-quality, affordable educational opportunities.


The mission of the Graduate School is to encourage and support student and faculty participation in research, scholarship, and service. The Graduate School is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service and to preparing graduates to lead meaningful and productive lives. The Graduate School strives to increase enrollment, retention, and graduation of students in all disciplines.


Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Fayetteville State University's high-qualityaffordable graduate degree, certificate, and add-on licensure programs in the Broadwell College of Business and EconomicsCollege of EducationCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Lloyd College of Health, Science, and Technology offer you various opportunities to expand your personal and professional development.


First, explore the programs that interest you, being sure to explore the face-to-face and online learning options. Second, review admissions criteria, and apply online through the Graduate Admissions Portal or the Graduate and Professional Studies in Business Admissions Portal. Third, direct academic questions to your program. Good luck in your search for an exciting and stimulating path to personal and professional development.