Educational Opportunities at the Roanoke Higher Education Center

The Roanoke Higher Education Center is a collaborative project among multiple member institutions and agencies. The people of the Roanoke Valley, from high school age through retirement age, will be able to find programs that will give them a career start, a career boost, or a change in career direction. Whether through short-term training or the more lengthy pursuit of an advanced degree, individuals will have an opportunity to broaden their knowledge, skills, and interests in ways that will enrich their lives and the overall quality of life in the region.

For more information on a specific degree, class or certificate, please contact the school offering the program using the information below.


Partners in the Roanoke Higher Education Center    

Averett University (AU)
540-767-6040, Suite 508
Roanoke College (RC)
540-375-2323, Room 116
Bluefield College (BC)
540-767-6050, Suite 809
TAP/This Valley Works (TAP)
540-767-6220, Suite 503
Hollins University (HOL)
540-362-6000, Room 502
University of Virginia (UVA)
540-767-6200, Suite 507
James Madison University (JMU)
540-767-6138, Suite 601
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
540-767-6060, Suite 108
Mary Baldwin College (MBC)
540-767-6170, Suite 816
Virginia Tech (VT)
540-767-6100, Suite 701
Old Dominion University (ODU)
540-767-6180, Suite 617
Virginia Western Community College (VWCC)
Radford University (RU)
540-767-6190, Suite 510
Western VA Workforce Development Board

Jump to:

Doctorate Master's Degrees
Bachelor's Degrees Associate's Degrees
Teacher Certification/Licensure Other Learning Opportunities
Testing Preparation Certificates

For a printable version of the list below, please click here.



Educational Leadership (Ed.D) VT
Instructional Design and Technology (Ph.D) ODU
Health & Human Services
Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) VCU
Nursing Practice (DNP) (Web-Based) ODU, RU


Master's Degrees

Arts & Science
Public Administration JMU
Business Administration AU, RU, VT
Business Administration (online) AU
Counseling ODU
Counselor Education VT
Curriculum & Instruction AU
Education MBC
Math Education (Secondary Levels) RU
Math Education JMU
Mathematics Specialist VT
Educational Leadership RU, VT
Educational Technology JMU
Instructional Design and Technology ODU
Literacy Education RU
Master of Arts in Physics Education UVA
Master of Arts in Teaching HOL, MBC
Reading Specialist VT
Special Education MBC
Special Education (General and Adapted, ECSE,
Hearing and Visual)
Teaching (K-12) HOL, MBC
Aerospace Engineering (online) VT
Chemical (synchronous online) UVA
Civil and Environmental (synchronous online) UVA
Civil VT
Civil Infrastructure VT
Electrical and Computing (synchronous online) UVA
Electrical and Computing VT
Environmental Sciences & Engineering (online) VT
Industrial & Systems Engineering VT
Material Science & Engineering (synchronous online) UVA
Mechanical & Aerospace (synchronous online) UVA
Systems Engineering (synchronous online) UVA
Health & Human Services
Criminal Justice RU
Nurse Anesthesia Practice (MSNA) VCU
Social Work RU
Liberal Studies
Concentrations in Humanities, Justice and Legal Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences, Visual and Performing Arts HOL
Children's Literature (MA/MFA) HOL
Creative Writing (MFA) HOL
Dance (MFA) HOL
Screenwriting & Film Studies (MA/MFA) HOL
Playwriting (MFA) HOL


Bachelor's Degrees

Art Management MBC
Business Administration AU
Business Administration (online) AU
Business, Emphasis in Accounting MBC
Business, Emphasis in Entrepreneurship MBC
Business, Emphasis in Human Resource Management MBC
Business, Emphasis in Management MBC
Business, Emphasis in Marketing MBC
Business, Emphasis in Sustainability MBC
E Business and Entrepreneurship (online) BC
Marketing Communication. MBC
Management & Leadership (online) BC
Interdisciplinary Studies w/ PK-6 Teacher Licensure RU
Liberal Arts & Educational Studies MBC
Special Education MBC
Teacher Licensure (K-6, 6-8, 6-12) MBC
Health & Human Services
Criminal Justice BC, RU, MBC, AU
Health Care Administration MBC
Health Sciences Management UVA
Human Services (online) BC
Nursing RU
Public Safety (online) BC
Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science
in Nursing (BSN)
Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science
in Nursing (BSN) (online)
Social Work RU, MBC
English MBC
Philosophy MBC
Religion MBC
Social Sciences
History MBC
International Relations MBC
Psychology MBC
Political Science MBC
Sociology MBC
Computer Science RU
Individualized Studies (online) JMU
American Studies MBC


Associate's Degrees

Business (online) AU
Culinary Arts VWCC
General Studies BC


Teacher Certification/Licensure

Alternative Licensure Courses MBC, UVA
Autism Spectrum JMU
Educational Technology JMU
Elementary Education (Pre-K-6) HOL, MBC, RU
English as a Second Language (K-12) UVA
Gifted Education K-12 (Add-On) JMU, MBC
Initial Licensure in Special Education MBC, RU
Library Media Specialist Program UVA
Math Education (Secondary) RU
Middle Education (6-8 licensure Program) MBC
Music and Special Learners (online) JMU
NETS*T Certification JMU
PBS Teacherline JMU
Provisionally Licensed Coursework (Prof. Studies) JMU, RU
Post Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure HOL, MBC
Reading Specialist (Post Masters) Certificate UVA
Secondary Education (6-12 Licensure Program) HOL, MBC
Special Education Courses (online) MBC, RU, UVA
Teacher Recertification Courses HOL, JMU, MBC, RU, UVA


Other Learning Opportunities

Certified Manager Certification JMU
Certified Financial Planner JMU
Certified Nursing Assistant TAP
Clinical Supervision in Virginia VT
Computer Training VWCC
Continuing Education / Conference Services RU, VT
Customized Business & Industry Training MBC, RU, VT, VWCC
College Prep for English Language Learners VT
Employer Services VWCC
Foundations of Management Certificate JMU
Graduate Certificate in Local Government VT
Healthcare Courses JMU
Lean Six Sigma (Green & Black Belts) JMU
LearnInc Corporate Education Services MBC
Non-Credit Courses HOL, JMU, MBC, VT, RU
Paralegal Certificate JMU
Rosetta Stone Spanish 101 (online) JMU
SHRM Essentials in HR Management JMU
Virginia Govt. & Finance Officers' Association Training RU


Testing Preparation

Certified Professional Secretary/Certified Administrative Professional (CPS/CAP) Review Course (online) VT
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Preparation JMU, VT
Graduate Record Examinations Test (GRE) Preparation JMU
Law School Admission Test (LSAT) Preparation JMU
SSHRM PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation Course JMU
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) Preparation JMU



A+ Certification TAP
Adolescent Literacy UVA
Advanced Studies Certificate (Post Graduate) HOL
Batten Leadership Institute's Executive Education in Leadership Certificate HOL
Comprehensive Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders MBC
Culinary Arts Career Certificate VWCC
Elementary & Secondary Education HOL
Entrepreneurship VWCC
Environmental Engineering VT
Health Care Management MBC
Human Resource Essentials MBC
Local Government Management (Graduate Level) VT
Long Term Care Administration MBC
Nurse Aid (leading to CAN) TAP
Pre-Apprentice Certification in Construction Trades, Plumbing, Electrical RU
Professional Leadership HOL
Professional Human Resource Management MBC
Post Baccalaureate Certificates
Autism Spectrum Disorders Certification RU
Mathematics Education RU
Crime Analysis Certificate RU
Online Certificates
Advanced Green Manufacturing JMU
Civil Infrastructure Systems VT
Cybersecurity Management (Graduate) UVA
E-Marketing (Graduate) UVA
Entrepreneurship MBC
Higher Education Assessment Specialist JMU
Human Resource Management MBC
Human Resources Management (Undergraduate) UVA
Information Technology Undergraduate UVA
Leadership Studies MBC
Leadership (Graduate) UVA
Leadership in Human Resource Management (Graduate) UVA
Marketing Communication MBC
Procurement & Contracts Mangement (Undergraduate) UVA
Procurement & Contracts Management (Graduate) UVA
Project Management (Graduate) UVA
Public Administration (Graduate) UVA
Public Relations UVA
Sustainable Business Management MBC
Technology Leadership Graduate UVA
Traffic Control and Operations VT
Transportation Systems Engineering VT
Treatment Process Engineering VT
Urban Hydrology and Stormwater Management VT
Water Quality Management VT