At Old Dominion University, studies are designed to help you bring your talents, your ideas and your goals to life. You gain knowledge and experience in classrooms and facilities with the latest teaching technologies, and through internships with global industries. Learning at ODU doesn't end in the classroom -- our faculty engage the modern mind with real-world puzzles and cutting-edge solutions.
You value your individuality and ODU has a program to match your unique style. Browse our degree programs or explore our other options below. Hard to choose? The Center for Major Exploration is here to help!
In the Classroom
ODU classrooms are packed with 21st century technology, bringing your education to life. Connect to the world and your professor in an instant... classes with a personal response system allow you to electronically reply to professors' questions and see what your fellow classmates say.
The modern classroom doesn't always have desks and chairs. In the CAVE virtual environment, operating room holograms and stethoscopes that simulate real vital signs create lifelike surgeries that help medical students become better care givers.
From actor to journalist; diplomat to musician; philosopher to lawyer - a solid foundation in arts and letters will take you in more directions than we can even begin to list, and it can go beyond that list.
- Asian Studies
- Communication & Theatre Arts
- Foreign Languages & Literature
- Gay Cultural Studies
- Graduate Program in International Studies
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- International Studies
- Philosophy & Religious Studies
- Political Science & Geography
- Sociology & Criminal Justice
- Women's Studies
Whether you are interested in accounting, banking or becoming a CEO, we prepare you for success in modern business, and for what's coming next.
From preschool to secondary school, if you're interested in education, you'll find it here. Our graduates are recognized widely for their skill, knowledge and innovative teaching methods.
If it moves, requires some form of energy, is made of massive amounts of metal, concrete and other materials, you know an engineer is behind it. If this sounds like you, come and learn from faculty who are active engineers.
If you're interested in nursing, dental hygiene, nuclear medicine, physical therapy or analyzing blood, cell cultures, biopsies and other organic specimens, Health Sciences has a place for you.
Biologist, ecologist, marine biologist, oceanographer, geneticist, doctor, dentist, veterinarian, chemist, pharmacist, zoologist, computer programmer or developer, statistician, physicist, astronaut, psychologist... if you're a puzzle solver, the College of Sciences has a program for you.
If regular studies are not enough for you and you have the academic credentials, apply to the Honors College. The Honors College offers Old Dominion University undergraduates the benefits of a small liberal arts college within the framework of a large, research-intensive university. You'll add a few extra courses to your major that will help you improve your analytic, communication and research skills and increase your overall knowledge.
Old Dominion University is one of the largest providers of distance learning degree programs in the country. The University serves students at nearly 50 sites in Virginia, Arizona and Washington, as well as Internet students and video streamers from a variety of locations, and military personnel taking classes while deployed around the world.
Old Dominion University's Regional Higher Education Centers are state-of-the-art academic facilities aligned with the university's mission to serve its students and our communities through the advancement of knowledge, strategic partnerships and active civic engagement.
ODU is a military friendly institution and servicepeople and their families will find a most supportive academic team ready and willing to facilitate degree attainment, including recognition of military experiences which may accelerate degree completion.
ODU promotes a multicultural education both on and off campus. Students are encouraged to spend a semester, year or summer studying abroad and experiencing a new culture and gaining a global perspective. You can also explore the international centers here on campus.
Computing is at the core of the modern education and Old Dominion University offers students a vast array of powerful computing resources.
Your success is our business. From advising and tutoring to our dynamic Learning Commons @ Perry Library, ODU has the resources to make your academic journey a success.