College of Humanities and Sciences View the site »

Home to the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture, the School of World Studies, and 19 departments and programs offering undergraduate, master’s and certificate programs

Departments and programs:

  • African American studies
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English
  • Forensic science
  • Gender, sexuality and women’s studies
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary science
  • Kinesiology and health sciences
  • Liberal studies for early and elementary education
  • Mathematics and applied mathematics
  • Military science and leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Statistical sciences and operations research
Home to
60%
of undergraduate majors
 

School of Allied Health Professions View the site »

Offering undergraduate, master’s, first-professional, doctoral, combined degree and certificate programs

Programs:

  • Clinical laboratory sciences
  • Clinical radiation sciences
  • Gerontology
  • Health administration
  • Health related sciences
  • Health services organization and research
  • Nurse anesthesia
  • Occupational therapy
  • Patient counseling
  • Physical therapy
  • Rehabilitation and movement science
  • Rehabilitation counseling

Nation’s #1
nurse anesthesia
program

 

School of the Arts View the site »

Offering undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs

Programs:

  • Art education
  • Art history
  • Cinema
  • Communication arts
  • Craft and material studies
  • Dance and choreography
  • Fashion
  • Graphic design
  • Interior design
  • Kinetic imaging
  • Music
  • Painting and printmaking
  • Photography and film
  • Sculpture and extended media
  • Theatre

#1

graduate sculpture program and public university graduate arts and design program

 

School of Business View the site »

Offering undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, combined degree, dual-degree and certificate programs, and home to the nationally renowned VCU Brandcenter

Programs:

  • Accounting/accountancy
  • Business with concentrations in branding, business administration, business administration and management, decision sciences and business analytics, finance, global marketing management, human resource management, and real estate valuation
  • Business administration (M.B.A.)
  • Computer and information systems security
  • Economics
  • Financial technology
  • Information systems
  • Marketing
  • Real estate
Among 5% of business schools worldwide accredited by AACSB International
 

School of Dentistry View the site »

Offering undergraduate, master’s and first-professional programs

Programs:

  • Dental hygiene
  • Dentistry with advanced education in general dentistry, endodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry and periodontics
  • Dental surgery (D.D.S.)
Students provided
$4 million
in free care at dental clinics in 2012-13
 

School of Education View the site »

Offering master’s, doctoral, dual-degree and certificate programs

Programs:

  • Adult learning
  • Counselor education
  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Education
  • Educational leadership
  • Leadership
  • Reading
  • Special education
  • Sport leadership
  • Teaching
Ranked
30th
among U.S. graduate education programs
 

School of Engineering View the site »

Offering undergraduate, master’s, doctoral and certificate programs

Programs:

  • Biomedical engineering
  • Chemical and life science engineering
  • Computer and information systems security
  • Computer engineering
  • Computer science
  • Electrical engineering
  • Engineering with concentrations in chemical and life science engineering, computer engineering, computer science, and electrical engrineering
  • Mechanical and nuclear engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
40.9% of
master’s degrees awarded to women in 2012
 

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs View the site »

Offering undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, combined degree, dual-degree and certificate programs

Programs:

  • Criminal justice
  • Homeland security and emergency preparedness
  • Public policy and administration
  • Urban and regional studies
  • Urban and regional planning
Offered nation’s
1st
homeland security degree
 

Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture View the site »

Offering undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs; part of the College of Humanities and Sciences

Programs:

  • Mass communications with concentrations in journalism, advertising and public relations
  • Media, art, and text
Enrolls
1,300
students each year
 

School of Medicine View the site »

Offering master’s, first-professional, doctoral, combined degree, dual-degree and certificate programs

Programs:

  • Addiction studies
  • Anatomy and neurobiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetic counseling
  • Graduate health sciences
  • Healthcare policy and research
  • Human genetics
  • Medical physics
  • Medicine (M.D.)
  • Microbiology and immunology
  • Molecular biology and genetics
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology and toxicology
  • Physiology
  • Public health
  • Rehabilitation and movement science
  • Social and behavioral health
Opened
200,000-square-foot,
12-story-building

for new curriculum in 2013
 

School of Nursing View the site »

Offering undergraduate, master’s, doctoral and certificate programs

Programs:

  • Nursing
Ranked among the top
10%
of nursing graduate
programs in the U.S.
 

School of Pharmacy View the site »

Offering first-professional, master’s, doctoral and combined degree programs

Programs:

  • Pharmaceutical sciences with specializations in medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, and pharmacotherapy or pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes (graduate degrees)
  • Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
99%
of Pharm.D. graduates pass state board exams
 

School of Social Work View the site »

Offering undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, combined degree and certificate programs

Programs:

  • Social work
Ranked 11th
in the nation by
U.S. News & World Report
 

School of World Studies View the site »

Offering undergraduate and certificate programs; part of the College of Humanities and Sciences

Programs:

  • Anthropology
  • Foreign language
  • International studies
  • Religious studies
More than 80
faculty members with international experience and expertise
 

VCU Graduate School View the site »

Offering master’s, doctoral and certificate programs

Programs:

  • Interdisciplinary studies
34 graduate programs ranked among the nation’s best
 

VCU Life Sciences View the site »

Offering undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs

Programs:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Environmental studies
  • Integrative life sciences
Instruction at
VCU Rice Center, a
494-acre
living laboratory
 

VCU da Vinci Center View the site »

A collaboration of VCU’s schools of the Arts, Business, Engineering and College of Humanities and Sciences, offering master’s and certificate programs

Programs:

  • Product innovation
Launched the nation’s 1st Master of Product Innovation program
 

Office of Research View the site »

Offering master’s and doctoral programs

Programs:

  • Clinical and translational sciences