Averett University Online

Graduate and Professional Studies

Introduction

Why Averett?

IT'S SO MUCH MORE THAN A DEGREE

A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT DESIGNED FOR YOUR NEEDS

For over 25 years, our Graduate and Professional Studies division (GPS) has offered continuing education specifically for working adults. More than 8,000 Averett GPS alumni have taken advantage of our accelerated degree programs to develop the tools they need for success—in their careers and in their lives. They’ve earned improved career prospects. They’ve earned respect for themselves, and the right to call themselves a role model to others. They’ve earned so much more than a degree. And so can you.

1. Accelerated course delivery

    Earn your degree in as little as two years

2. Designed for convenience

    No real-time participation required and weekly assignments and due dates are posted before the course begins

3. Affordable programs

    Averett is below average when it comes to total cost of the MBA degree. The total tuition cost for an MBA at Averett is under $30,000 USD.

4.“Market-ready” curriculum

    Content in our degree programs is developed with an international emphasis. There is a full course on international business, and you can customize some of your assignments to include an international perspective.

5. Personal attention

    The student-faculty ratio in our GPS programs is 19:1; the average class size 15

6. Project teams

    Groups of 3-5 students provide additional support and motivation

7. Dedicated instructors

    Our industry-experienced faculty members have advanced degrees in their fields and are committed to your success

8. Supportive staff

    Admissions and financial aid staff are prepared to help you achieve your goals

Degree Programs Built for You

We offer our GPS students learning experiences that mirror real-life situations. This means you can put tonight’s lesson to the test during tomorrow’s workday.

You’ll gain insight in small classes led by industry-experienced instructors. And with our Project Teams, you join a peer group that motivates one another to succeed—through graduation and beyond.

Finally, our online course formats make balancing work, family, and higher education more convenient:

  • No real-time participation required
  • Weekly assignments and due dates are posted before the course begins
  • Log in to the course at any time each week to complete assignments

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AVERETT’S MISSION

Averett University prepares students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change. Averett fulfills this mission by educating students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and nations through liberal arts-based undergraduate and graduate programs in a personal, collegial, interdisciplinary environment.

AVERETT’S VISION

Averett University will be a premier student-centered university renowned for innovative teaching and engaged learning.

AVERETT’S CORE VALUES

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Integrity

We practice the highest ethical standards.

Innovation

We encourage and embrace innovative teaching and learning inside and outside the classroom.

Engagement

We promote global awareness, service and leadership.

Discovery

We foster a spirit of discovery, problem solving and critical thinking and incorporate liberal arts with professional preparation in our teaching and learning.

Diversity

Averett University welcomes all students, faculty and staff to an academic community that fosters awareness, inclusiveness, equity and service while fulfilling our mission and vision. Averett celebrates individual uniqueness and worth while respecting differences in a safe and nurturing environment. Every member of the Averett Community shares the responsibilities of conducting themselves ethically and as good citizens, and of promoting the expansion of skills, and intellectual and emotional growth. We value diversity, for only by seeing and building on the best in each student can we help them develop into the leaders of tomorrow.

Tradition

We embrace Averett’s Judeo-Christian heritage by honoring the search for truth and spiritual formation.

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