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Southwest Virginia Center - Averett University


At Averett University, we have great RESPECT for working adult students. After all, they have very busy lives and yet they are committed to earning a DEGREE. In turn, we are determined to help our adult students attain SUCCESS in every way possible. The Averett University Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) programs are designed for working professionals.

GPS is an adult-oriented program designed to enable students to learn and retain knowledge as efficiently as possible. The program is a responsive and creative approach to fulfilling Averett University's commitment to providing adults with the skills and credentials criticial to success in today's competiitve environment. The GPS program has helped over 8,000 adults to obtain their undergraduate or graduate degree. Throughout Averett's history, the mission has evolved in response to societal changes wile remaining rotted in strong traditions. You can feel confident that by choose to pursue your educational goals at Averett, you will be choosing a degree program that will meet your needs today and in the future.

Programs Offered:

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is designed to develop and enhance the management and analytical skills necessary for effectiveness in public and private industry. The program concentrates on the functional areas of business. These include, but are not limited to, management, accounting, finance, economics and strategic planning. The curriculum is structured sequentially, with participants taking one course at a time. The MBA program requires the completion of a 41-credit curriculum. All courses in the MBA program are designed to recognize the global impact on business and industry.

What to Expect:
  • Campus locations throughout Virginia
  • Accelerated program format
  • MBA classes meet one night a week
  • Valuable weekly study team meetings
  • Finish your degree in about two years
  • Financial aid availabe to those who qualify
  • 25% military scholarship available to those who qualify
  • Military tution assistance and corporate reimbursement accepted

For additional information about the MBA, contact Katherine Pappas-Smith at 434-791-7132.