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President

Richard Kriofsky


Description

South University’s Virginia Beach campus opened in April 2009. The 32,600-square-foot campus features large classrooms, computer labs, and a library. In the Convergence Center park, the campus is conveniently near Town Center.

South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population.

Degrees and Programs

    College of Arts & Sciences
  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Legal Studies (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
    College of Business
  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Information Technology (BS)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Healthcare Administration (MBA)
  • Information Systems (MS)
  • Leadership (MS)
  • Public Administration (MPA)
    College of Health Professions
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (AAS)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (AAS)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
    College of Nursing and Public Health
  • Nursing (BSN)
  • Nursing RN to BSN Degree Completion (BSN)
  • Public Health (BS)
  • Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  • RN to Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (RN to MSN)
    College of Theology
  • Ministry (DMin)
AAS - Associate of Applied Science
AS - Associate of Science
BA - Bachelor of Arts
BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
BS - Bachelor of Science
BSN - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
DMin - Doctor of Ministry
MA - Master of Arts
MBA - Master of Business Administration
MPA - Master of Public Administration
MS - Master of Science
MSN - Master of Science in Nursing
RN to MSN - RN to Master of Science in Nursing

State Licensing

South University, Richmond, and South University, Virginia Beach, are certified to operate in the Commonwealth of Virginia pursuant to Title 23, Chapter 21.1, §23-276.4 of the Code of Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th St; Richmond, VA 23219; 804-225-2600;www.schev.edu).

Institutional Accreditation

South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.

Student Profile

The campus had a Spring 2014 enrollment of 815 students. The students are young professionals seeking to advance or start new careers.

Programmatic Accreditation

The Master of Arts (MA), Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program at South University, Virginia Beach is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314, phone (703) 535-5990.)

The following business programs at South University, Virginia Beach, the Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ([ACBSP] 11520 West 119th Street; Overland Park, KS 66213; 913-339-9356; www.acbsp.org). Other programs in the College of Business are excluded from ACBSP’s scope of accreditation. These programs include: Associate of Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Business Administration, Association of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology, Master of Science in Leadership and Doctor of Business Administration.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at South University, Virginia Beach, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.



The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and the Master of Science in Nursing specializations and Post Graduate Certificates at South University, Virginia Beach are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001; www.aacn.nche.edu; telephone: 202.887.6791.

The occupational therapy assistant program at South University, Virginia Beach is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. www.acoteonline.org

Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

Location

301 Bendix Rd Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
757.493.6900
877.206.1845

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