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University Academic Programs

VIU Schools and Programs Offered

All of the programs listed within this catalog have been notified to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and approved by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

School of Business (SB)

Master of Business Administration (MBA); with concentrations in:
  •   Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Logistics
  • Health Care Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business Management
  • International Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Mass Media and Public Relations
  • Project Management

MS in Accounting
MS in Project Management
Graduate Certificate in Project Management
BS in Business Administration (BSBA); with concentrations in:

  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing

Undergraduate Certificate in International Business
Undergraduate Certificate in Small Business Management

School of Computer Information Systems (SCIS)

MS in Computer Science (MCS); with concentrations in:

  • Computer Animation and Gaming
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Management
  • Networking
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Applications Development

Master of Science in Information Systems (MIS); offered with concentrations in:

  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Management
  • Enterprise Project Management
  • Health Informatics
  • Information Assurance
  • Knowledge Management

MS in Information Systems Management (MISM)
MS in Information Technology (MIT)
MS in Software Engineering (MSE)
Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management
Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Audit & Compliance
BS in Computer Science (BCS)

School of Education (SED)

Master of Arts in TESOL (MATESOL)
Master of Education (M.Ed.); with concentrations in:
  • ESOL Education
  • Math Education
  • Science Education

MS in Applied Linguistics (MSAPLX.); with concentrations in:

  • Multilingual Education
  • Program Management
  • Educational Technology

Graduate Certificate in TESOL

School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA)

Masters of Public Administration (MPA); with concentrations in:
  • Public Management
  • Information Systems
  • Health Care Administration and Public Health

MS in International Relations (MIR); with concentrations in:

  • International Economic Development
  • International Business

School of Language Studies (SLS)

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program

School of Test Preparation (STP)

Standardized Tests:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • International English language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
  • Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
  • SAT/ACT for college admissions

      Licensing Training:

  • Praxis

     Special courses

  • TOEFL for CEUs
  • Customized courses

School of Online Education (SOE)

In addition to regular classroom delivery, VIU offers online courses as an alternative delivery method of instruction. The following degree programs at VIU can also be partially or fully completed online:

Graduate Level Programs:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science in Accounting (MAC)
  • Master of Science in Project Management (MPM)
  • Master of Science in Computer Science (MCS)
  • Master of Science in Information Systems (MIS)
  • Master of Science in Information Systems Management (MISM)
  • Master of Science in Software Engineering (MSE)
  • Master of Science in Information Technology (MIT)
  • Master of Art in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA in TESOL)
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.)
  • Master of Science in Applied Linguistics (MSAPLX)
  • Master of Science in International Relations (MIR)
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Systems
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Audit and Compliance
  • Graduate Certificate in TESOL

Undergraduate Level Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BCS)

Non-credit Certificate program

  • English as Second Language (ESL)