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Welcome Spider Fans!

Sometimes you have to go back to get ahead.

This is a great time to go back to college.

Whether you’d like to earn a degree, upskill or reskill, we have a variety of advanced degrees, certificates and professional education programs to meet the needs of today’s working professionals.

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Take the Next Step with a Master’s Degree

Admission to our master’s degree programs does not require GRE or GMAT test scores. You’ll be asked to submit transcripts from all college coursework along with a personal statement. Some programs have additional admissions requirements.

Tuition is charged by the enrolled semester hour. Scholarships & financial Aid are available.
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Add Skills with a Graduate Certificate

We offer graduate certificates that stand alone as professional development opportunities or that can be applied to our master’s degrees in the same field.


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Ready to Learn More?

Complete our degree program inquiry form and we'll send more information.
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Add Skills with Post-Bachelor’s Certificates

Our post-bachelor’s certificates provide add-on skills to your bachelor’s degree, enabling cross-training in an affiliated field. Or prepare yourself for graduate admission into a law or information systems program.

Ready to Apply? 

Our academic programs admit students into fall, spring & summer terms.
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Upskill or Reskill with a Professional Education Program

Our professional education programs focus on the learning needs of Virginia’s workforce, organized around areas of study that complement our academic strengths.


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Complete our inquiry form and we'll add you to our professional education contact list.

We’re the School of Professional & Continuing Studies at the University of Richmond.

We’re the continuing and professional education unit of the University of Richmond.

The University of Richmond is a private liberal arts school with stellar national reputation and rankings. We share the resources of the University throughout the Richmond community. Our degree programs are accredited by SACSCOC, and our education programs are also approved by CAEP.

We hope you’ll consider the School of Professional & Continuing Studies as your source for professional studies, whether for the joy of learning or to build your skills and advance your career. When you’re ready to take the next step, our degree programs and professional education classes are ready when you are.

See what we offer, and when you’re ready to take the next step, let us know. Browse and follow links on this page to learn more, and join our contact lists to stay up to date.

We look forward to hearing from you!