The Graduate School at VCU provides a wealth of resources and support services to assist in academic and research development.

Graduate professional development

Our graduate professional development programs help you advance your career, whether you’re looking to move into executive ranks, pursue a different functional area in your company or make a significant career change.

From coaching to workshops to helpful online materials, these free services are available to all School of Business graduate students and graduate-program alumni. Visit the graduate development page to learn more. 

Computer requirements

Entering graduate students should have access to a laptop computer that meets VCU’s required laptop specifications. MS-Office Professional Plus is the standard software package used in the School of Business. Certain courses may require additional software, which will be listed in the course syllabus.


Currently enrolled graduate students can take advantage of our graduate scholarship opportunities. 


Students should review graduation procedures and apply to graduate at the beginning of the semester in which all requirements will be completed.

Master’s, doctoral and graduate certificate students in the School of Business who have submitted graduation forms or filed a Request to Walk form with their advisor will be emailed an invitation to the School of Business graduate programs graduation ceremony.

View details for the commencement ceremony or contact the graduate studies office at (804) 828-4622 for more details.