NCCU's Master of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences provides four areas of specialization: textiles and apparel, foods and nutrition, human development and family studies, and health promotion and human services. All graduate majors are expected to hold membership in the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).
The General Assembly of 1939 authorized the establishment of graduate study programs in liberal arts and the professions at North Carolina Central University. In ensuing years with the creation of several programs, the Graduate School has grown to offering degrees in the following.
College of Behavioral and Sciences
College of Liberal Arts
College of Science and Technology
School of Business
School of Education
School of Liberal Arts
School of Library and Information Sciences
The mission of the School of Graduate Studies is to provide world-class education and to produce leaders that are culturally sensitive and engaged in their respective fields of study.