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Graduate Studies

Welcome to the Office of Graduate Studies!!

Brenda LewisThank you for your interest in graduate study at Old Dominion University.  ODU is a vibrant, culturally diverse institution that offers a vast array of educational opportunities.   Whether you are seeking a master’s or doctoral degree, career advancement through licensure or certification , or, have yet to decide what your  educational future might be, ODU  may meet your needs.   Through the university’s colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, and Sciences, ODU offers 55 master’s degrees, 42 doctoral degrees, 2 educational specialist degrees and numerous certification and licensure options.  As a long-time leader in distance education, you will find that many ODU graduate degrees are offered through various delivery modes including web-based, CD Rom and video streaming.  ODU has nearly 6,000 graduate students almost half of them are part-time.  Our faculty is well published and recognized in the Commonwealth, nationally and internationally.

The graduate programs of Old Dominion University serve students in the Commonwealth of Virginia, throughout the United States, and around the world by creating and disseminating knowledge within and across disciplines, promoting integrity in teaching, research and scholarship; fostering cultural awareness, diversity, and inclusiveness; and increasing collaborative partnerships with Hampton Roads Community and beyond.

The Office of Graduate Studies serves as an advocate for graduate education at Old Dominion University, and collaborates with the college deans, graduate program directors, and the faculty to ensure excellence in all of our graduate programs. In addition to the many services and resources that are available to graduate students, our website includes links to all of our graduate degree programs and the names and contact information of the faculty who serve as graduate program directors.  Please contact us should you have questions or desire additional information.

Best wishes,

Brenda Neumon Lewis
Associate Vice President for Graduate Studies