A Virginia Wesleyan education is a pathway to a fuller, more active, more compassionate, and more satisfying life. It is also excellent preparation for a career chosen from a wide range of fields, including the arts, the sciences, business, law, education, health care, entertainment, and public service.
Finish in as little as 12 months
Master of Environmental Studies
Prepare for a career in the environment and sustainability fields by combining a rigorous academic foundation in environmental studies with coursework that develops practical real-world skills.
Master of Arts in Human Services
Enhance your knowledge base and techniques needed to work in social services, community resource, policy programs, and community-focused, health-related, public safety, and administrative positions.
Master of Arts in Arts Leadership and Nonprofit Management
Expand your skills and understanding of ethical, effective, and dynamic leadership and the application of those skills in professional arts organizations.
Master of Business Administration
Our hands-on MBA program prepares you for a career in a global marketplace. Learn the principles of business, finance, marketing and more, and become prepared for management-level jobs in your chosen field.
Master of Education in Teacher Leadership
Prepare to enhance your students' classroom experience and influence your peers as you explore effective education strategies through courses designed to build your leadership expertise.
Master of Arts in Education
Candidates in the MAEd program develop the knowledge, understanding, skills, and dispositions they need to teach effectively in today’s diverse and ever-changing classrooms.
Affordability is a top priority at Virginia Wesleyan University
VWU offers a multi-faceted plan of affordability that includes freezing tuition for the sixth consecutive year, a renewable merit scholarship program, an expanded Work & Learn Program for student employment, and affordable out-of-semester 12-month course options.
4,517 learners at all locations
70+ areas of study
98% of students receive financial assistance
90% of graduates earn their degree in 4 years or fewer
50+ student organizations and clubs
23 intercollegiate sports plus esports
15 minutes to local beaches
15:1 student to faculty ratio
15 average class size
300 beautiful park-like acres
92% graduates receive job offers or go onto graduate school
VWU Celebrates the Holiday Season
A Wesleyan Christmas and tree lighting ceremony kick off the annual campus traditions
Seeking Nominations for Mavis McKenley '11 Award to be Presented on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Virginia Wesleyan University proudly congratulates two of our distinguished partners, LifeNet Health and Robert W. Cross, for receiving the Darden Awards at recent ceremony in Norfolk
VWU President Joins Business Leaders for Workforce Development Meeting with Governor Youngkin
Virginia Wesleyan University's Batten Honors College Receives Grant to Launch The Brown Advisory Student Managed Investment Fund Program
Marlin Mural Festival
Dec 01 - Mar 08
VWU Global Campus Commencement Ceremony
January Term Begins
Day and Evening Classes Begin for Spring 2023 Semester
Mar 18 - 22
Easter Monday Holiday
Spring Alumni Weekend
Apr 05 - 06
Spring Honors Convocation