The university’s online graduate information technology program is the nation’s second best, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs ranking. The online graduate engineering program is No. 20.
For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Virginia Tech’s online master of information technology degree program as No. 2 among the nation’s distance-learning courses in its Best Online Program rankings.
The initiative will provide advanced cybersecurity training exercises for high school and college students, positioning Virginia to become a leading source of critical cybersecurity expertise for the nation.
Virginia Tech Summer Sessions provide another pathway for students to earn course credit with a host of core courses and electives offered through a variety of course deliveries, including: face-to-face on-campus classes, online courses, hybrid courses (partially online with a face-to-face component on campus), study abroad and undergraduate research experiences, in addition to internships.
One of Virginia Tech's newest online offering is a nine-credit graduate certificate in special education administration that focuses on the contemporary, administrative and legal, and regulatory aspects of the special education field.
Winter session engagement can be seen across the university, with more than 40 academic departments offering 105 distinct courses. Total enrollment accounts for 2,135, indicating that 365 students are enrolled in more than one course.