Sometimes you have to go back to get ahead

Sometimes you have to go back to get ahead

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What does it take to move ahead in today’s economy?

Determination, dedication, and in many cases... a degree.

Our degree programs are designed to meet the needs of working professionals, balancing academic rigor with flexibility and value, empowering you with the latest theory and real-world practice to start, advance or change your career.

The University of Richmond has a long history of providing part-time degree programs for adult and nontraditional students in Richmond. The School of Professional & Continuing Studies was established in 1962, years before VCU was established or the Virginia Community College System was organized.

Conveniently located in the near West End with ample on-campus parking, our evening and weekend classes are designed for working professionals seeking a part-time bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Earn your degree part time in several high-demand fields like:

  • IT management
  • Information security
  • Teaching and school leadership
  • Nonprofit studies
  • Public history
  • Human resource management

Transition into a new career as a paralegal or a teacher. Or pursue your bachelor’s or master’s degree in liberal arts. Get started today by completing our contact form!

The University of Richmond is a leading university both in Virginia and throughout the United States. The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate degrees, certificate programs and training courses for part-time and nontraditional students of all ages. Review information about our graduation rate and the median debt of students who complete programs that lead to gainful employment.