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Welcome to Averett University

Experienced professional? Build your qualifications with practical professional education from Averett University’s Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) programs.

150 Years of Education Excellence

Averett University, founded as Union Female College in 1859, has grown and developed along with the needs of higher education students for more than five generations. Our private college in Virginia aims to help traditional and non-traditional students alike reach for big dreams and bold futures through undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare them to take on the real-world job market.

Non-traditional students with work experience can pursue bachelor or master’s degrees through our Graduate and Professional Studies programs. We make pursuing your degree fit better with your working life, providing multiple study locations throughout Virginia and class times that take work schedules into account.

Continuing Education Programs at Averett University GPS

Averett GPS offers the following degree programs to adult learners:

All of our programs are intended for adults who have been in the workforce for at least two years. Coursework for each program is designed with input from employers, ensuring that material covered in the classroom can be applied in the workplace.

Finally, the format of our courses reflects real-world working situations, with an emphasis on case studies and team discussion. The result? Efficient, effective educational programs that inspire critical thinking and communication skills.

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Contact an enrollment representative today to learn more about Graduate and Professional Studies at Averett University.

"My Averett education made my dream of furthering my teaching career a reality!"

Henry G., VA
Master of Education