North Carolina State University

College of Natural Resources

Forest Biomaterials


P.O. Box 7622

Campus Box 7102

Raleigh, NC 27695

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.R. M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Course offerings and research facilities are available in the following areas: wood chemistry, biopolymer chemistry, bio-materials, bio-energy, pulping chemistry, process analysis, polymer chemistry, paper physics, paper recycling, wood physics (especially wood liquid relations), wood anatomy, wood biology, wood mechanics and engineering, wood machining, manufacturing processes, wood-based industry economics and marketing, and forest-based life cycle analysis.


NC State is a member of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. It is also a member of the American Council on Education, the College Entrance Examination Board, the Council of Graduate Schools, the National Commission on Accrediting and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. NC State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate's, baccalaureate, Master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of NC State University.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30 (M.S.); 36 (M.R.)

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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