Prospective Students

The Future Begins Here—With You

Nanoscience is at the bleeding edge of modern science, transforming our understanding of scientific processes and outcomes, and paving the way for life-changing advances in science, technology, manufacturing and healthcare. We’re just at the beginning of this exciting branch of science, but we’re already making major discoveries that are impacting the world, and there’s so much more to be explored. That’s where you come in.

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JSNN) is a unique collaboration between two world-renowned research universities—North Carolina A&T State University (NC A&T) and the University of Greensboro at North Carolina (UNCG).

If you’re looking for an advanced degree that offers a pathway into a truly exciting scientific future, JSNN has opportunities for you. JSNN offers Master’s and Doctorate programs in Nanoscience (offered through UNCG) and Nanotechnology (offered through NC A&T), housed together at our dedicated scientific research campus in Greensboro, NC.

You’ll not only earn a powerful advanced degree from an internationally respected institution in a dynamic scientific field, working with some of the brightest minds in your discipline—you’ll be learning and working in a state-of-the-art research facility alongside researchers and industry creating research that’s powering the future.

Through our collaborating institutions, JSNN offers a range of exciting research areas across our Master’s and Doctorate programs. You can also benefit from a variety of assistantships, research fellowships and tuition waiver programs, so you can focus on creating your future, and the future of our world.

Interested in learning more? Then let’s get started.


Join us to learn more about the The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengieering Master and PhD programs. These are in person and virtual recruitment events.


Life in Greensboro

Residency for Tuition Purposes: The NC Residency Determination Service (RDS) is the entity responsible for determining residency for tuition purposes in North Carolina. Residency determinations must be submitted in full in RDS by the tenth business day of a semester in order to apply to that term.

Research Projects and Funding Opportunities

Institutional Resources for Graduate Students