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Welcome to Averett University, one of the best universities in Virginia and a 21st-century educational institution with more than 150 years of experience serving students.

For over 25 years, we’ve been offering working adults the ability to pursue their master’s, bachelor’s or associate degrees through our Graduate and Professional Studies division.

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Enhance Accounting Skills

The Master of Accountancy is designed to enhance accounting skills specific to a graduate level of study so that graduates are competitive in public industry, private industry, and teaching careers. This program will help graduates be able to maintain successful pass rates on the Uniform Certified Public Accounting (CPA) examination.

  • 100% accredited online degree program
  • Focuses on specific areas of the CPA examination
  • Provides a broad basis of competitive skills that can lead to various careers in accounting
  • Online program designed for working adults
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"What I've enjoyed most about the program has been the support, not only from the faculty and staff, but also from my fellow students. The support system that you have can make a world of difference."

- Krysti Filer, '17

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Make Informed Decisions

This new online or on-campus program addresses the growing demand for a deeper understanding of data analytics among administrative staff and managers in any field.

  • Program developed in collaboration with SASTM, a premier, longtime trusted leader in analytics; joint certificate built into the coursework
  • Accredited online and on-campus degree program
  • Affordable and accelerated format
  • Designed for the busy lifestyles of working adults
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"Just do it. Just jump in. The advisors, the enrollment counselors, and the faculty and staff - they're all fantastic and you learn so much."

- Kathryn Riley, BBA '16 and MBA '18

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Become a Leader in Business

Achieving your goals in business requires more than willpower and hard work. Get ahead with solid qualifications and an understanding of how businesses operate in today’s global economy.

  • Free transfer credit evaluation
  • Accredited online and on-campus degree programs
  • Affordable, accelerated format
  • Designed for the busy lifestyles of working adults
  • Market-ready curriculum with input from area employers, including Verizon, Canon, United Parcel Services and more
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"Averett provides you a platform to not only work full time, but to also juggle family life and attain your goals."

- Andrew Taylor, BBA '99

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Make Informed Decisions

Our MSAHDA program will teach you how to organize and manage medical information as an essential part of the efficiency and delivery of quality healthcare. A graduate with a MSAHDA degree will possess imperative business fundamentals, industry context and advanced data analytics to not only comprehend data, but to also inform better decision-making within healthcare organizations.

The Master of Science in Applied Healthcare Data Analytics is for recent graduates from regionally accredited undergraduate programs to longtime professionals looking for a competitive edge, new skills and opportunities to best use data informed practice.

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"Just do it. Just jump in. The advisors, the enrollment counselors, and the faculty and staff - they're all fantastic and you learn so much."

- Kathryn Riley, BBA '16 and MBA '18

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Be the Difference in Students’ Lives

Educators are the key to unlocking students’ potential and putting our future in good hands. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to enjoy a rewarding career in education.

  • Free transfer credit evaluation
  • 100% accredited online degree programs
  • Affordable, accelerated format
  • Designed for the busy lifestyles of educators
Learn more about Education programs

"You can use what you learn here in the real world. Averett absolutely prepares you for success - not only in this country, but globally."

- Adrienne Riley, BBA '16 and MED '18

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Step Into a Lead Role

Strong leaders have never been more important. Learn the leadership principles and practical skills necessary to thrive in today’s fast-changing business environment.

  • 100% accredited online degree programs
  • Free transfer credit evaluation
  • Affordable, accelerated format
  • Designed for the busy lifestyles of adults
Learn more about Leadership programs

"My experience has been phenomenal. I have enjoyed everything from the faculty to meeting other adult learners in this program. It's given me the support and motivation to continue to see my goal through."

- Rosa Morris, BBA '17

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Prepare to Serve at a Higher Level

Our online criminal justice programs are your path to professional public service in corrections, the courts, law enforcement and other areas of the criminal justice system.

  • Free transfer credit evaluation
  • 100% accredited online degree program
  • Affordable, accelerated format
  • Designed for the busy lifestyles of adults
  • Real-world application of theories to criminal justice workplace settings
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"My motivation is to better myself and to better my chances for advancement within my career field. I feel like I'm obtaining my goals through Averett."

- Mitchell Harris, BSCJ '17

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Take the Next Step in Nursing

People who were born to do this. People who are ready to learn, and driven to improve their skills. People committed to helping patients get better, and to making them feel better. Our online, on-campus Master of Science in Nursing program gives you two perfect paths to do great things — our Family Nurse Practioner track or, if you already have your MSN, a post-graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) certificate. There’s more. The online, on-campus Emergency Nurse Practioner program is one of just 13 ENP programs nationwide.

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Master of Science in Nursing

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"No matter how old you are, whether you have a family to attend to, Averett University programs are ideal for just about anyone."

- Angela Young, BSN '16

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