Academic Excellence

UNC Greensboro’s colleges and schools are dedicated to student success and academic excellence. You will be met with rigorous academic courses that transform you, faculty who will collaborate with you on research and community projects, and opportunities to extend your classroom experience into remarkable, everyday impact. Whether you are pursuing honors, graduate, or undergraduate degree programs, UNCG faculty are tenaciously focused on your success. Find your way here.

Graduate student Abdullah Oguz teaching a class at the Bryan School.

Bryan School of Business & Economics

At the Bryan School, we develop the exceptional problem solvers businesses want and communities need. Our School holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from the AACSB – a distinction held by only 1% of business schools in the world. One of the largest business schools in North Carolina, the Bryan School offers 19 undergraduate, six master’s, 14 graduate certificate, and four PhD programs.

Archaeology student handling artifacts.

College of Arts & Sciences

With more than 25 departments, the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is UNCG’s largest and most diverse academic unit. Its departments encompass the arts, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and mathematics. With many nationally ranked programs and ground-breaking research labs, CAS is firmly grounded in the tradition of rigorous inquiry. The College of Arts & Sciences is also dedicated to the liberal arts model of education, which means students receive both a broad interdisciplinary education as well as in-depth training in their chosen field.

Musical Theatre Program Coordinator Dominick Amendum working with Musical Theatre students in Sprinkle Theatre.

College of Visual & Performing Arts

The College of Visual and Performing Arts has the dual distinction of being one of the country’s premier institutions for the visual and performing arts, and the most comprehensive arts institution in the state of North Carolina. In its Schools of Art, Dance, Music, and Theatre, and multi-disciplinary Arts Administration and Musical Theatre programs, CVPA offers nationally accredited programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. With over 1,500 students and an internationally recognized faculty of well over 100 members, CVPA is a vibrant and caring community of artists, educators, and scholars.

A graduate research assistant working in the Motor Behavior Laboratory.

Graduate School

The Graduate School at UNC Greensboro is comprised of approximately 3900 graduate students from 33 states and 34 foreign countries, and includes degrees that span seven disciplinary units: College of Arts and Science; College of Visual and Performing Arts; Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics; School of Education; School of Health and Human Sciences; Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering; and School of Nursing. UNCG offers doctoral degrees in 26 areas of study, 62 master’s degrees, and more than 50 graduate certificate programs.

Nanoscience student working in a lab.

Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) is much more than an academic unit. Our dynamic institution lives at the intersection of research and execution, the catalyst for breakthrough innovations that create high-impact academic, industry, and government research outcomes. We offer rigorous academic programs, as well as cutting-edge facilities and equipment that can help you achieve your own breakthroughs.

Student Abigail Knight working with Erin Lawrimore on an undergraduate research project. Abigail is working on “War on the Homefront: Influenza Pandemic of 1918.”

Lloyd International Honors College

Lloyd International Honors College (LIHC) provides motivated, high achieving undergraduate students in all fields of study with an enhanced education that has an international focus. LIHC is an intellectually engaged community devoted to fostering critical thinking, global awareness, and strong preparation for professional, civic, and personal pursuits using experiential learning opportunities and innovative pedagogies, including performance, play, and improvisation, to help students continue to learn, develop, and grow.

School of Education students and faculty collaborate at the Impact Through Innovation: SOE SELF Design Studio.

School of Education

Through a wide range of experiential learning opportunities — such as internships, field placements, student teaching, and service learning — you will gain real-world experience in the very same professional settings where you will begin your career after graduation.The School of Education is a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community partners, all dedicated to creating life-changing opportunities through education. At the foundation of all that we do is an unwavering commitment to promoting a just society through valuing diversity and fostering social and educational equity.

Dr. Sandra Shultz and Dr. Randy Schmitz, both professors in Kinesiology and co-directors of UNCG's Applied Neuromechanics Research Laboratory, and LaunchUNCG Program Manager Sam Seyedin discuss a device to measure knee laxity that Shultz and Schmitz are working to patent.

School of Health & Human Sciences

The School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) at UNCG is a vibrant and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff who value outstanding teaching, research, community engagement, and service. HHS is among the largest of the University’s seven academic units, with eight departments and over 50 concentrations and certificate programs. It’s a school with a true “culture of care.” Through the pedagogical expertise and translational research and scholarship of the faculty and staff, you will be provided the tools and knowledge to enhance the quality of life of individuals, families, and communities.

Student nurses in class in the new SIM lab, part of the Nursing and Instructional Building

School of Nursing

The UNCG School of Nursing is focused on transforming the future of nursing through inclusive communities, passionate people, innovative practices, and extraordinary outcomes. Students in all our programs can find their way in our inclusive community, where diverse experiences, talents, learning styles, and backgrounds come together to prepare our students to provide the best nursing care for patients and their families. Our School is a place to find your way to a meaningful and rewarding career. Innovative practices are the daily norm in our offices, active learning classrooms, online learning environments, skills labs, simulation labs, and clinical agencies with more than 700 community partners.

Share This