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Overview

Virginia College

Campus: Roanoke, Virginia (25 total locations)

Type: Private

Accreditation: ACICS

Base Program Cost: $31,360

Minimum Credit Hours: 56

GMAT Required: No

Time Commitment: 21 months

Online Concentrations: General, Healthcare, Management

On Campus Requirements: No

School Site: Overview | Tuition/Financial Aid

Introduction

The original Virginia College location was founded in 1983 and is located in Roanoke, Virginia. Shortly after its founding, it was purchased by Education Futures, Inc. and they began expanding the school to include locations in southeastern United States and online. Today, the school operates as a for-profit institution. They offer students courses, certificates, and degrees in fields pertaining to health and medical, information technology, business, office management, and criminal justice.

Students that choose Virginia College will attend a school that teaches students in a fast paced environment. This allows students to reach their goals quicker. The quality education that is offered at Virginia College will be the same for online students and on campus. In addition, Virginia College offers students flexible class schedules, small class sizes, and no hidden fees.

Accreditation

Virginia College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

Academics

By earning an online MBA through Virginia College, students will learn the specializes skills that are needed by business professional to compete in today’s ever-changing global economy. Students will be able to learn the basic business fundamentals that will prepare them for careers in finance, marketing, human resources, leadership, and communications. The programs are specifically geared towards work individuals that already have some college credit and work experience, but that are looking for a new competitive edge in their market.

There are three different MBA programs offered from Virginia College. Students can choose from the general MBA program, MBA in Healthcare, or an MBA in Management. The MBA in Healthcare is designed for individuals already working in healthcare. The program offers students the opportunity to learn the business management skills that are needed to move up in the healthcare system. Concentrations include marketing for healthcare organizations, healthcare accounting, and healthcare law.

The MBA in management program will prepare students for a broad range of management skills. Students will learn analytics, strategic management, and organizational relations. Concentrations include project management, marketing, new product development, and information systems.

Admission

The base requirements for applying to Virginia College include:
• Bachelor’s degree
• High School diploma or GED
• Completed application

In order to find out the specific admissions requirements for the online MBA program, students will need to talk to a Virginia College admissions associate. In addition to admissions requirements, these associates will discuss specific programs with students and help with their career interests.

Tuition and Financial Aid

A base level tuition for the online MBA program at Virginia College will cost students around $31,360. This price can be affected based on individual factors such as transfer credits, course failures, and price changes. The price of books and supplies is also not included in the tuition and can vary depending on the course.

Virginia College offers students financial planning services to help them determine how they will pay for their education. Through a combination of scholarships, grants, and loans, students will be able to find financial assistance. Upon acceptance into the school, students can work with the financial planning department to determine their eligibility for financial aid programs.

School Resources

Virginia College offers students technological support through their student portal. Students will be able to report any problems that they may be having with their hardware, software, connection, or portal.