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Graduate Studies


Message from the Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Studies

Old Dominion University is a vibrant, culturally diverse metropolitan institution of higher education that offers a variety of options in graduate study. Whether you are seeking a graduate degree, licensure, or certification leading to professional advancement, or advanced opportunities for intellectual engagement, ODU may have programs or courses that meet your needs. Together, ODU's colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, and Sciences offer 55 master's degrees, 42 doctoral degrees, 3 educational specialist degrees, and numerous certificates and licenses. Instruction is offered through various delivery modes, including on-campus, video streaming, on-line, and CD Rom. ODU enrolls nearly 6,000 graduate students almost half of whom are part-time, and the faculty is recognized nationally and internationally for its research, publications, and creative activity.

The Office of Graduate Studies serves as an advocate for graduate education at Old Dominion University, and collaborates with the college deans, graduate program directors, and the faculty to ensure excellence in all of our graduate programs. In addition to the many services and resources that are available to graduate students, this office's website includes links to all of our graduate degree programs and the names and contact information of the faculty who serve as graduate program directors.

Please contact us should you have questions or desire additional information.

With best wishes,

Robert Wojtowicz
Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Studies


Education Business Industry Training

The Office of Graduate Studies offers various workshops and trainings throughout the year to meet the needs of graduate students and faculty.

Preparing Future Faculty

Garner and 2012 LENS Summer Institute Particpant

It is the mission of the ODU PFF program to expose graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to the diverse roles, responsibilities, and rewards of an academic career. In doing so it focuses particularly on the teaching and service roles sometimes not included in doctoral training.

Graduate Student Organization

Autism Study

The Graduate Student Organization’s purpose is to identify and protect the rights of graduate students, to advance their interests through professional development, and to promote graduate student participation in Old Dominion affairs.