For over 25 years, our Graduate and Professional Studies division (GPS) has offered continuing education specifically for working adults. More than 8,000 Averett GPS alumni have taken advantage of our accelerated degree programs to develop the tools they need for success—in their careers and in their lives. They’ve earned improved career prospects. They’ve earned respect for themselves, and the right to call themselves a role model to others. They’ve earned so much more than a degree. And so can you.
8 Big Reasons Why
Students Love Averett
Accelerated course delivery
Earn your degree in as little as two years
Designed for convenience
Choose from weekly evening courses at locations throughout Virginia or study online
Averett’s tuition costs are less than 80% of other private colleges in Virginia, and financial aid is available for those who qualify
Content in our degree programs is developed with input from area employers, including Verizon, Canon, United Parcel Services, and more
The student-faculty ratio in our GPS programs is 19:1; the average class size 15
Groups of 3-5 students provide additional support and motivation
Our industry-experienced faculty members have advanced degrees in their fields and are committed to your success
Admissions and financial aid staff are prepared to help you achieve your goals
Degree Programs Built for You
We offer our GPS students learning experiences that mirror real-life situations. This means you can put tonight’s lesson to the test during tomorrow’s workday.
You’ll gain insight in small classes led by industry-experienced instructors. And with our Study Teams, you join a peer group that motivates one another to succeed—through graduation and beyond.
"Make the call! That was the hardest part because I didn't know what I was getting into. Once I called it seemed so easy. The roadmap was laid out and I knew exactly what I needed to do to get where I wanted to go."