Online Programs

The VCU College of Engineering has online Master of Science programs tailored to the needs of professionals. Our distance learning master’s programs offer you a practical, rigorous education and opportunities to build connections with a network of VCU faculty and industry colleagues. As a student in our online graduate programs, you benefit from VCU Engineering’s intellectual resources and our spirit of innovation — without having to leave home.

Online M.S. in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

VCU’s online M.S. in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering provides advanced training in a curriculum based on an integration of disciplines. VCU is the only university in the commonwealth with an accredited undergraduate nuclear engineering major concentration, as well as hybrid M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering. Content in the online M.S. program is delivered synchronously, allowing you to take master’s level classes remotely, but in real-time with the VCU professors.

Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP)

VCU also participates in the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP), a distance learning graduate program of five universities in Virginia: George Mason University (GMU), Old Dominion University (ODU), University of Virginia (UVA), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), and Virginia Tech (VT). CGEP offers qualified individuals the opportunity to earn a master's degree part-time through onsite and televised graduate classes.