School of Information Technology and Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program
Graduate programs in engineering and information technology are offered under
the auspices of a commonwealth network in Virginia. This network includes George
Mason University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI&SU),
Old Dominion University (ODU), the University of Virginia (UVA), and Virginia
Commonwealth University (VCU), and employs a mix of direct classroom instruction
from George Mason and live interactive televised lectures from other universities.
Afternoon and evening instruction is provided at the George Mason Fairfax Campus,
and the UVA/VPI&SU Northern Virginia Center.
Master's degree programs are offered by UVA, VPI&SU, ODU, and George Mason.
The degree programs from UVA include the Master of Materials Engineering, Master
of Engineering in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Manufacturing
Systems Engineering), Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Civil Engineering
(Structural Focus). VPI&SU offers the following degree programs: Master of
Engineering Administration; Master of Science or Master of Engineering in Electrical
Engineering, Civil Engineering (Environmental), and Systems Engineering; and a
Master in Mechanical Engineering. ODU offers the Master of Engineering Management.
George Mason offers the master of science in programs described in this chapter.
Also offered by George Mason are the Ph.D. in Computer Science, the Ph.D. in Electrical
and Computer Engineering, and the Ph.D. in Information Technology, as well as
a variety of certificate programs.
For further information, see the web site ite.gmu.edu/courses_programs/commonwealth.htm