Academics

A Transformative Graduate Education

Our programs help you reach across disciplinary boundaries to change the way we think about graduate education.

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What Do You Need to Graduate?

Whether you’re completing a thesis or taking a comprehensive exam, here's everything you need to complete your degree.

Academic Support

We offer training for students who want to teach at the college level, professional development courses, assistance with writing academic papers, and other resources to help you succeed.

Upcoming Defenses

  • Jiamin Wang (MS, CSA) Jiamin Wang (MS, CSA)
    1/29/20 4:00 PM
    Measuring the Functionality of Amazon Alexa and Google Home Applications
    @ 285 Goodwin Hall
  • Angela Byrd-Wright (EDD, ELPS) Angela Nicole Byrd-Wright (EDD, ELPS)
    1/30/20 2:30 PM
    The Influence and Impact of Culturally Responsive Leadership on the Mathematics Performance of African American Students at the Secondary Level in One Urban Virginia School Division
    @ GENERAL Hampton Roads Graduate Ctr
  • Muhammad Hassan Nadeem (MS, CSA) Muhammad Hassan Nadeem (MS, CSA)
    1/31/20 10:00 AM
    Linux Kernel Module Continuous Address Space Re-Randomization
    @ 2225 Knowledgeworks II
  • Emily Boyles (EDD, ELPS) Emily Tolley Boyles (EDD, ELPS)
    2/13/20 11:30 AM
    Principals' Role in Fostering School-Family Partnerships: Improving the Achievement of Students Living in Poverty within Rural Appalachia
    @ UNDERGRND CRC
  • Amy Morgan (PHD, HD) Amy Alida Audrey Morgan (PHD, HD)
    2/14/20 9:30 AM
    The mediating effects of family resilience processes in the context of paternal incarceration: A structural-equation analysis of the Family Inequality Framework among Danish families with school-aged youth
    @ GENERAL Wallace Hall

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