In the greater Washington, D.C. metro area, Virginia Tech offers more than 45 graduate degree and certificate programs taught by internationally recognized faculty. The university's three teaching locations, in Old Town Alexandria, the Virginia Tech Research Center - Arlington, the Northern Virginia Center (NVC) in Falls Church, are all easily accessible by Metro.
Residents may also take classes as Commonwealth Campus students without being formally admitted to a degree program.
Virginia Tech continually adds new degree and certificate programs to its graduate curriculum to serve emerging needs of government, industry, and nonprofit agencies.
Our certificate programs prepare busy adult learners like you for an increasingly dynamic and complex world. By design, each program challenges you to explore subjects in depth and apply new concepts and skills in practical situations. Programs typically span three academic quarters, providing you with knowledge and networking opportunities to enhance your career, change your career or develop an important personal interest.