Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: Distance Learning Programs

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VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY

Blacksburg, Virginia
Institute for Distance and Distributed Learning
http://iddl.vt.edu

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University was founded in 1872. It is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1983. In fall 2003, there were 4,322 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services, tutoring.

Contact Ms. Angie Starr, Online Enrollment Specialist, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Institute for Distance and Distributed Learning, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Telephone: 540-231-1264. Fax: 540-231-5922. E-mail: [email protected]

DEGREES AND AWARDS

License Career and Technical Education

Graduate Certificate Computer Engineering; IT Business Information Systems; IT Communication; IT Decision Support Systems; IT Networking; Natural Resources; Software Development

MA Instructional Technology–Curriculum and Instruction Emphasis

MBA Business Administration

MIT Information Technology

MS Career and Technical Education; Civil Infrastructure Engineering; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Computer Engineering; Curriculum and Instruction–Health Promotion Emphasis; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Engineering Administration; Ocean Engineering; Political Science; Systems Engineering

COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate— agricultural business and production, other; agriculture/agricultural sciences; civil engineering; clothing, apparel and textile workers and managers; communications, general; computer engineering; computer science; electrical and electronic engineering-related technology; engineering, general; English composition; fishing and fisheries sciences and management; foreign languages and literatures; general teacher education; geography; history; horticulture services operations and management; hospitality services management; human resources management; marketing management and research; mathematics; music; philosophy; physics; political science and government; religion/religious studies; science technologies, other; sociology; Spanish; teacher education, specific academic and vocational programs; women's studies.

Graduate— accounting; aerospace engineering; agriculture/agricultural sciences, other; business information and data processing services; computer engineering; computer science; curriculum and instruction; education administration and supervision; education, other; electrical engineering; English language and literature, general; forestry and related sciences; geography; horticulture services operations and management; management information systems/business data processing; marketing management and research; mathematics; mechanical engineering; natural resources management and protective services; political science and government; public administration; science technologies, other; teacher education, specific academic and vocational programs; urban affairs/studies; veterinary clinical sciences (M.S., Ph.D.); veterinary medicine (DVM); women's studies.

Non-credit— architecture; business; computer software and media applications; education, general; engineering, general; engineering-related technologies, other; history; horticulture services operations and management; music; natural resources conservation; public health.

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