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Graduate and professional studies

When you decide to continue your education at Virginia Commonwealth University, it’s not just about making a better future for yourself. It’s about making a better world for everyone.

And with the city of Richmond just outside the classroom walls, you don’t have to wait until you finish your degree to start putting what you learn to good use.

Supporting your success

Working toward a graduate or professional degree takes focus, dedication and hard work. Not to mention time — lots of it. VCU offers resources to help you reach your goals faster.


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The professors in the special education program at VCU are constantly working to make me the best teacher I can possibly be.

Grace Giampietro
Graduate student
School of Education