Welcome to the College of Graduate Studies!
The primary purpose of our graduate programs is to provide tools to advance in your studies and/or career and opportunities to conduct research in your field of specialization. Through our 2 Doctoral degree programs, 12 Master’s degree programs, and 2 certificate programs, we seek to assist you in achieving an advanced level of understanding and competence necessary for successful professional careers. We provide high quality graduate and outreach programs that are responsive to the needs of individuals and groups within our scope of influence. The College of Graduate Studies facilitates research opportunities for Virginia State University's students. If your focus is on an educational experience that promotes excellence in achievement, a graduate education at Virginia State University is your best choice, because “Greater Happens Here.” We encourage you to become a part of our family and take the next step in your academic and professional journey.