Making a decision to continue your education requires a major commitment of time, talent, resources and money. The reasons for pursuing a post-baccalaureate education range from personal fulfillment to professional growth and upward mobility in your career. Why should you choose Longwood?
From the moment you arrive on campus, you will be immersed in an extraordinary educational environment. Our goal is to provide you with a high tech, highly relevant and uniquely supportive graduate education that will prepare you for a successful life and career. No matter what your discipline, you will find a community dedicated to excellence in all that we do. From our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, to our dedicated and knowledgeable staff, to our supremely qualified faculty, Longwood stands ready to serve you, to challenge you, and to provide you with an active, intellectually vibrant environment.
Longwood also understands and responds to the unique needs of adult learners, those who must often juggle complex lives characterized by full-time work and familial responsibilities. We begin by offering most of our graduate classes on schedules that are built around your availability and convenience. A graduate advisor will provide individualized attention and guidance as you work together to plan and complete your program of study. Our library, information resources and technological infrastructure are superior in every way and will serve your research needs. The most important resource however, is a tremendously talented and caring faculty that is dedicated to providing you an educational experience that is second to none.
At Longwood, we are confident that we can provide the highest quality graduate education that you will need to work and live productively in the 21st century. We believe that the best environment in which to learn is one that only an institution of our size and quality can provide - an environment where theory is always related to practice, where connections are made between disciplines, where the latest in instructional and information technology is commonplace, and where you will be intellectually challenged at every level.
In addition to familiarizing yourself with the contents of this catalog, I encourage you to visit our campus and our web site: www.longwood.edu. I trust you’ll agree that Longwood is the right place for you to pursue a graduate education.
W. Taylor Reveley, IV