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Feeling restless? If it’s time for a change in your life’s work—whether that means a transition from balancing the family checkbook to handling corporate mergers and acquisitions with a business management degree in finance, or from dancing to the beat of a different drummer to helping maintain healthy heartbeats by pursuing a nursing degree—the Higher Education Center has a program that can get you moving in a new direction.

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Bachelor's Degrees:
Accounting UVA-Wise & ODU
Business Administration UVA-Wise
Computer Science ODU
Finance ODU
Information Systems ODU
Information Technology RU
Management ODU
Management Information Systems UVA-Wise
Marketing ODU
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Computer Technologies
Computer Science ODU
Information Systems ODU
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Interdisciplinary Studies (Teacher Education, Pre-K - 6 Licensure) VI
Pre K-6 Elementary Education (with Masters)
 Special Education
Interdisciplinary Studies
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Engineering Technology
Civil ODU
Electrical Systems ODU
Electrical w/ computer ODU
Electromechanical Systems (General) ODU
Manufacturing Systems & Mechanical System Design ODU
Nuclear Engineering Technology ODU
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Health & Human Services
Criminal Justice ODU
Dental Hygiene ODU
Health Sciences - Human Services ODU
Health Sciences Management ODU
Human Services ODU
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Liberal Arts
Communication ODU
Professional Writing ODU
Psychology UVA-Wise & ODU
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Nursing - BSN for RNs ODU & KING
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Occupational & Technical Studies
Industrial Technology ODU
Training Specialist ODU
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Clinical Laboratory Sciences VCU
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Master's Degrees:
Arts and Sciences
Political Science VT
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Business Administration (MBA) ODU
Community Organizational and Leadership E&H
Public Administration (MPA) ODU
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Computer Technologies
Information Technology (M.I.T.) VT
Instructional Technology for Practicing Professional Educators VT
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Agricultural & Extension Education VT
Career & Technical Education (MS) VT
Counselor Education
    • Community Counseling
    • School Counseling
Educational Leadership (Principal Prep./Adm.)
    • Admin. & Supervision K-12
Education (Master & Licensure Only Options)
    • Elementary/Pre K-6 (BS/MS w/ Option)
    • Special Education (MS w/ Licensure Option)
English/Language Arts E&H
Integrative STEM Education VT
Instructional Technology for Practicing Professional Educators VT
Mathematics Specialist VT
Military Career Transition Program - Virginia Teacher Licensure ODU
Reading Specialist E&H
Online Master's eLearning Leadership VT
School Library Media Specialist - MSEd ODU
Special Education
    • Research Emphasis - MSEd
    • VA Licensure MSEd
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Aerospace Engineering VT
Chemical UVA
Civil (Infrastructure) UVA
Civil (Environmental and Water Resources) VT
Computer VT
Electrical & Computer VT
Electrical (Controls & Communications) UVA
Engineering Management ODU
Engineering Administration VT
Environmental Science and Engineering VT
Materials Science UVA
Mechanical & Aerospace UVA
Modeling and Simulation - ME ODU
Ocean Engineering VT
Systems UVA
Systems (Interdisciplinary) VT
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Health & Human Services
Public Health: Environmental Health ODU
Public Health: Health Promotion/Education ODU
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Liberal Arts
History E&H
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Family Nurse Practitioner ODU
Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA) VCU
Nurse Educator ODU
Nursing Leader ODU
Women's Health Practitioner ODU
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Occupational & Technical Studies
Agricultural & Extension Education VT
Agricultural and Life Sciences ODU
Business & Industry Training ODU
Career & Technical Education (MS) VT
Career & Technical Education Teacher ODU
Career & Technical Education - Teacher Licensure (MS) VT
Career & Technical Education - Professional Development for Practicing Educators VT
Community College Teaching ODU
Life Sciences: Health Product Risk Management VT
Natural Resources VT
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Post Graduate Degrees:
Education Specialist Degree
Instructional Technology for Practicing Professional Educators VT
Preparation Program for School Principals and Supervisors VT
Reading Specialist (MEAD or Ed.S.) VT
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Doctoral Degrees:
Education Administration
Community College Leadership (PhD.) ODU
Educational Leadership VT
Occupational & Technical Education (PhD.) ODU
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Nurse Anesthesia (DNAP) VCU
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) ODU
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Certificate/Endorsement Programs:
Accounting (undergraduate) UVA-Wise
Advanced Transportation Systems (graduate) VT
Business Information Systems (graduate) VT
Career & Technical Education (Teacher Licensure) VT
Construction Project Management (undergraduate) ODU
Decision Support Systems (graduate) VT
Endorsement in English as a Second Language (ESL) (graduate) UVA
Endorsement in Career & Transition Vocational Special Needs (graduate) VT
Endorsement in Gifted Education (graduate) UVA
Endorsement in Special Education (undergraduate) VI
Environmental Engineering (graduate) VT
Industrial Cooperative Training (undergraduate/graduate) ODU
Information Security (graduate) VT
Infrastructure System (graduate) VT
Information Technology (graduate) RU
Liberal Arts (graduate) VT
Library Media (undergraduate) UVA-Wise
Natural Resources (certificate) VT
Networking (graduate) VT
Nonprofit and Nongovernmental Organization Management VT
Political Science
    • Environmental Politics & Policy (graduate)
    • Information Policy of Society (graduate)
    • Foundations of Political Analysis (graduate)
    • Security Studies (graduate)
Professional Writing (undergraduate) VT
School Library Media Specialist - End VT
Software Development (graduate) VT
Telecommunications (graduate) VT
Post Baccalaureate Endorsement Program in Special Education - Lic (graduate) ODU
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Other Learning Opportunities:

  • Teacher Licensure and Professional Development (E&H, ODU, RU, UVA, UVA-W, VT) Alternative Teacher Licensure, Teacher Recertification
  • Professional Development (VT and UVA)
  • Undergraduate Courses in Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Health & Human Services (ODU, RU, UVA-W, VT online only)
  • Graduate Courses in Arts & Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Health & Human Services, Special Education (ODU, RU, UVA, VCU, VT)
  • Online Courses & Degree Programs (ODU, VT, UVA)
  • College for Older Adults—noncredit short courses for learners over 50
  • Crooking Along the Crooked Road—culinary classes
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