Message from the Dean


Welcome to the College of Engineering and Technology at Virginia State University. The College is made of three departments: Department of Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Applied Engineering Technology, and Department of Mathematics and Economics. The mission of the College is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education in engineering, engineering technology, mathematics, computer science, industrial technology, economics and education; and to produce graduates who are well prepared to practice in their field of study and/or to pursue advanced education.

Our faculty and staff work diligently with great devotion and common vision to serve students and enable their careers, entrepreneurship, and passion in life. Our college provides an environment for teaching, learning, and scholarship which is conducive, intellectually stimulating, interactive, and innovative.

If you are a potential student or parents of those considering to join us, I would like to invite you to spend some time exploring our programs through the departmental websites or visit us in person.

Dawit Haile, Ph.D.
Professor and Dean
College of Engineering and Technology
Virginia State University
Petersburg, VA 23806
Tel:  (804) 524 1141
Fax:  (804) 524 6949