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 108/115
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)
540-857-7272, CMEC
Radford University (RU)
540-767-6190, Suite 510

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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
MBA with concentration in HR Management, Leadership or Marketing (online/face-to-face) AU
Administration & Supervision (online) AU
Counselor Education VT
Curriculum & Instruction (online) AU
Master of 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 (Reading) RU
Master of Arts in Physics Education (online) UVA
Master of Arts in Teaching HOL, MBC
Reading Specialist VT
Special Education MBC
Special Education (online) AU
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 (synchronous online) VT
Civil Infrastructure (synchronous online) VT
Electrical and Computing (synchronous online) UVA, VT
Industrial & Systems Engineering (synchronous online) 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
Speech Language Pathology JMU
Liberal Studies
Concentrations in Humanities, Justice and Legal Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences, Visual and Performing Arts HOL
Children's Book Writing & Illustrating (MFA) 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 and Communication. MBC
Management & Leadership (online) BC
Interdisciplinary Studies w/ PK-6 Teacher Licensure RU
Liberal Arts & Educational Studies w/ PK-6 Teacher Licensure MBC
Special Education MBC
Teacher Licensure (K-6, 6-8, 6-12) MBC
Health & Human Services
Criminal Justice BC, RU, MBC, AU
Criminal Justice (online) AU
Health Care Administration MBC
Health Sciences Management (online) UVA
Human Services (online) BC
Nursing RU
Public Safety (online) BC
Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science
in Nursing (BSN) (online)
Social Work RU, MBC
English MBC
Philosophy MBC
Philosophy & Religious Studies MBC
Social Sciences
History MBC
International Affairs MBC
Psychology MBC
Political Science MBC
Sociology (online) AU
Sociology MBC
Computer Science (synchronous online) RU
Individualized Studies (online) JMU
American Studies MBC


Associate's Degrees

Business AU
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) 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
UVA to Gifted Education K-12 (add on) UVA


Other Learning Opportunities

Certified Manager Certification JMU
Certified Financial Planner JMU
Certified Nursing Assistant TAP
Clinical Supervision in Virginia VT
Continuing Education / Conference Services RU, VT
Customized Business & Industry Training RU, VT, UVA
College Prep for English Language Learners VT
Foundations of Management Certificate JMU
Graduate Certificate in Local Government VT
Healthcare Courses JMU
Lean Six Sigma (Green & Black Belts) JMU
Lean Six Sigma (Green, Yellow & Black Belts) VT
Non-Credit Courses HOL, JMU, MBC, VT, RU, UVA
Paralegal Certificate JMU
Public Relations (online, non-credit) UVA
SHRM Essentials in HR Management JMU
Virginia Govt. & Finance Officers' Association Training RU
Water Quality Management VT


Testing Preparation

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



Adolescent Literacy UVA
Advanced Studies Certificate (Post Graduate) HOL
American Studies MBC
Baking and Pastry Career Certificate VWCC
Batten Leadership Institute's Executive Education in Leadership Certificate HOL
Comprehensive Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders (Graduate Level) MBC
CAOHC- Occupational Hearing Conservation Technician Certificate VT
Culinary Arts Career Certificate VWCC
Customer Service Certificate TAP
Elementary & Secondary Education HOL
Environmental Engineering VT
Health Care Management MBC
Local Government Management (Graduate Level) VT
Long Term Care Administration MBC
NCCER Construction Certification TAP
Nurse Aid (leading to CNA) TAP
Pre-Apprentice Certification in Construction Trades, Plumbing, Electrical TAP
Professional Leadership HOL
Post Baccalaureate Certificates
Autism Spectrum Disorders Certification RU
Mathematics Education RU
Crime Analysis Certificate RU
Online Certificates
Civil Infrastructure Systems VT
Cybersecurity Management (Graduate) UVA
Educational Technology JMU
E-Marketing (Graduate) UVA
English Education (Graduate/Post Baccalaureate) RU
Entrepreneurship MBC
Environmental Engineering VT
Higher Education Assessment Specialist JMU
Human Resource Management MBC
Human Resources Management (Undergraduate) UVA
Information Technology (Undergraduate/Post-Baccalaureate) UVA
Leadership Studies MBC
Leadership (Graduate) UVA
Leadership in Human Resource Management (Graduate) UVA
Marketing Communication MBC
Procurement & Contracts Management (Undergraduate & Graduate) UVA
Project Management (Graduate) UVA
Public Administration (Graduate) 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