Welcome to VSU Online

Welcome to VSU Online

Online Programs

Virginia State University is approved by its accreditors to offer high-quality Online degree programs. Contact the VSU Admissions Office to apply to available online programs:

Undergraduate Admissions ( or ) Graduate Admission

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  • The online Ed.D. in Educational Administration & Supervision is Virginia State University’s first online doctoral program.

  • The program prepares education leaders and scholarly practitioners to be knowledgeable about organizational systems.

  • Applicants must be engaged in research to improve policy and practice and be attuned to issues of equity.

  • The program is designed for working professionals, with an earned master’s degree and relevant professional experience.

  • Contact Dr. Kristal M. Clemons,  kmclemons@vsu.edu for more information

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.), Educational Administration and Supervision  Fact Sheet HERE.

Virginia State University provides a five-semester part-time curriculum for the Registered Nurse (RN) to further their education and obtain a BSN degree. This degree completion program is entirely online. The curriculum aligns with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing guidelines for baccalaureate-prepared graduates. 

VSU offers the RN-BSN completion program only. Taught through VSU Online, all faculty in the department are credentialed in online teaching and learning practices. Through asynchronous instruction, learners complete two-three credit courses, one course every eight weeks each semester. Each semester, the learner completes six credits.

Contact Dr. Sibena Samuel-Harris, ssamuel-harris@vsu.edu for more information or visit the program’s website: VSU Nursing Department

Check out the Flyer of HS Program

Contact Dr. Berkita Bradford, bbradford@vsu.edu for more information.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Homefront Readjustment for the Armed Forces is designed for undergraduate students and professionals in interdisciplinary fields who wish to develop specific knowledge of military culture and communities.

  • The Virginia State University’s Undergraduate Certificate in Homefront Readjustment for the Armed Forces is the only undergraduate military cultural competency certificate program in the Commonwealth of Virginia approved by the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • Students will acquire the skills to interact in community settings where the needs of active duty service members, veterans and their families are met.
  • Courses in the program focus on, but not limited to, understanding the roles of human service workers in addressing existing and potential challenges, stigmas, mental health concerns, stressful family dynamics that are often confronted by the military and veteran community.
  • Full virtual and online platform, conveniently accessible anywhere, anytime.
  • Students will identify and facilitate access to essential services and resources, social supports, case management, care coordination, and advocacy.

Contact Dr. Jimmie Fredrick, jfredrick@vsu.edu or by visiting the Social Work program’s website: Virginia State University Social Work Department

Check out the Flyer of Master Program

Contact Dr. Trina Spencer, tspencer@vsu.edu or Dr. Adrainne Thomas, cathomas@vsu.edu for more information. 

VSU’s online MSW degree in Social Work is to educate and prepare students for clinical social work practice with individuals, families, groups, and organizations within diverse community contexts. Clinical practice emphasizes transactions between people and environments, preparing students to develop practice knowledge and skills in the following areas: (a) the promotion and enhancement of psychological, social, and biological well-being; (b) the amelioration of psychological, social, and biological dysfunction; and (c) the integration of theory, practice and research knowledge.

Learn more about VSU’s Online MSW degree by contacting Dr. Billy Bible, Online MSW Coordinator, bbible@vsu.edu or by visiting the program’s website: Master of Social Work Program

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Administration and Supervision is a 21-credit hour program. The program is designed to train students in the concepts of leading preK-12 schools and to meet the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) requirements for endorsement in school administration and supervision. Students will gain knowledge in managerial leadership, for example management of technology in schools and human resources in schools. Students will learn to create school community partnerships (e.g., Communities in Schools, Boys and Girls Club of America, YMCA). Students will also learn to develop goals for continuous school improvement. The program will educate students in the educational laws impacting preK-12 settings. Graduates will be able to serve in leadership positions, such as assistant principals and principals in prek-12 schools

Learn more about VSU's Online MSW degree by contacting Dr. Melissa Johnson, Online Graduate Certificate in Educational Administration and Supervision Coordinator, Melissa M. Johnson mmjohnson@vsu.edu or by visiting the program's website: Department of Educational Leadership