The Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program is a collaborative effort of the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Old Dominion University, and George Mason University. The University of Mary Washington participates as a funded receive site.
See the School of Engineering Graduate Programs section of this bulletin for information on VCU’s graduate programs in engineering.
Rosalyn S. Hobson
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
The VCU Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP) director works closely with the other CGEP directors, the VCU Dean of School of Engineering, and local businesses and industries.
Students who have baccalaureate degrees in engineering or strong backgrounds in the sciences may work toward a master’s degree in engineering on the Monroe Park Campus of VCU. Graduate engineering courses are available from the CGEP member universities via interactive television, the Web and two-way audio/video teleconferencing. In addition to the required engineering courses, elective courses are available in applied mathematics, mathematical statistics, chemistry, operations research, and physics in classes at VCU. The following academic programs are available through CGEP:
Students enrolling in the program should apply for admission in a given academic area of study and may select courses from any of the participating institutions, consistent with selected degree requirements.
Qualified individuals may enroll in a particular course without pursuing a formal degree program of study. Admission will be based on the individual’s academic preparation and the availability of space.
Students should apply for admission to the CGEP University offering the desired degree program. Applicants should have a “B” average, but a successful professional experience may strengthen admission credentials. Three recommendations from persons who are qualified to give information concerning the applicants’ probable success in the program and the completion of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) also are required.
Last update: 7/9/2008
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