Master of Soil Science
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Program Details

The online Master of Soil Science program is designed to enhance professional skills and expertise essential to evaluating land to determine its uses.  Students will learn to evaluate land for uses such as wetlands protection and restoration, on-site waste disposal, forest management, horticulture, and agriculture.  The curriculum allows students to increase technical knowledge while developing field skills for understanding how soils should best be managed to maintain environmental quality and human health.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

North Carolina State University at Raleigh is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Two four to five-day field-based experiences required
  • Adequate training in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, and soil science