New Master’s Degree Program at North Carolina A&T State University

Historically black North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro has received approval from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to establish a master’s degree program in nanoengineering. Nanoengineering focuses on engineering at the atomic or molecular level. The technology has applications in a wide variety of industries including communications, computers, electronics, medicine, and pharmaceuticals.

The program will begin to accept students for the 2011-12 academic year. The university is awaiting approval on its plans to offer a Ph.D. degree in the subject.