Frequently Asked Questions

In order to obtain a degree, the degree must be offered at the home institution AND you must take at least 50% of those courses at that home institution.

Students can be admitted in Fall, Spring, or Summer. However, you must contact the graduate program director for more information.

CGEP is a distance learning graduate program in partnership with the State Council on Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) and six participating Virginia universities: George Mason University (GMU), Old Dominion University (ODU), University of Virginia (UVA), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Virginia State University (VSU) and Virginia Tech (VT). Information about available courses can be found through the CGEP website.

Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies (

Please contact the appropriate Graduate Program Director.