Thank you for your interest in applying to North Carolina State University’s Climate Change & Society Master’s program.

The application requires the following supplemental information, most of which can be uploaded in the application system:

  • Statement of Purpose (1500 word maximum)
  • CV/Resume
  • Transcripts from all prior institutions
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores* (institutional code: 5496)

*Please provide GRE scores if available. In lieu of GRE scores the program may request an interview or portfolio of professional work

This is a one year PSM degree. Current information regarding the cost of attendance is located on the Financial Aid website.

International students may be able to get financial assistance through the World Meteorological Organization.


Applying is easy!

You can begin the application process by creating an account profile, setting your password and receiving your PIN.  You can also find answers to admissions questions at The Graduate School’s FAQ section, a sample of topics include:

General Admissions

International Admissions


Be sure to check priority deadlines that may apply to you in order to ensure we have all the information we need in time. Our deadline for applications is August 3rd for the Fall semester.

When you apply online, select “Climate Change and Society – MR.” You can use NC State’s web-based application system to check your application status at any time.

Interested in core climate classes only? The Certificate Program provides this option.