Tomorrow’s Scholars

We live in extraordinary times that demand innovative educational curricula and strategies to prepare future scholars for a society marked by rapid changes in technology, globalization and ever increasing resource demands.



In positioning its graduate programs for the future, Virginia Tech must successfully address a swiftly changing political, social and economic environment while establishing and maintaining excellence across its programs and securing signature “destination campus” salience for its offerings. The following key ideas are aimed at aligning the University’s curricula and student preparation with the aspiration not only to attract the very best students to Virginia Tech, but also to provide graduate students and post-doctoral scholars with an education that is unique and that positions them for leadership roles in their chosen professions.

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