Graduate Studies and Research

Radford University is small enough to allow each graduate student opportunities for interaction with fellow students and faculty members, yet large enough to provide challenging and diverse areas of study.  Our faculty members take pride in working collaboratively with graduate students many of whom deliver papers at professional conferences with support from the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. Our commitment to your personal educational success is deep and genuine.

Student studying in Walker Hall

Whether you are pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree for professional or personal reasons, Radford University has a variety of offerings to meet your needs. Our 20 graduate programs with additional specializations embedded in several, our post-baccalaureate certificate programs, and our extended campus presence in Abingdon and Roanoke illustrate our commitment to make an advanced degree possible and available to both new college graduates as well as seasoned professionals upgrading their skills. 

You will find programs that seamlessly move from bachelor’s to master’s that only take a total of five years to complete instead of the traditional six years. You also will find new doctoral programs designed to meet higher professional accreditation requirements.

Take your place among our current students who seize scholarship, leadership and service opportunities on campus and throughout life.

The College of Graduate and Professional Studies provides a comprehensive list of important dates and deadlines specifically to meet the needs of current and prospective Radford University graduate students.