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Our Mission is to provide leadership in all matters relating to graduate and professional education at Longwood University. In keeping with the university's mission, the CGPS strives to create a stimulating environment for teaching, learning, research, creative expression and public service.

As part of the mission of a comprehensive institution of higher education supported by public funds, Longwood University is committed to serving the needs of the Commonwealth of Virginia and particularly the Southside and Central Virginia regions. Graduate programs at Longwood support the continuation and development of diverse, innovative programs by building on existing strengths and emerging opportunities.


  • Interdisciplinary Training for Inclusive Practices (ITIP) 2018 Scholars

    Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate students Karissa Harris, Aspen Mickles, Meredith Paige and Tamar Thompson joined 6 scholars from the Virginia Commonwealth University OT and PT programs for the inaugural meeting of the ITIP Scholars.

  • 2018 Graduate Research Symposium

    As a part of the Spring Symposium for Research and Creative Inquiry, 63 Longwood graduate students, spanning six programs, participated in the 3rd annual Graduate Research Symposium.

  • Graduate Student Gets Published!

    Graduate student Brittany Bishop of the Counselor Education program is recently published in the Counseling and Values Journal with her article “Advocating for Atheist Clients in the Counseling Profession.

  • CSD goes to SHAV

    First year students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate program presented research at the Speech-Language Hearing Association Conference in Williamsburg, VA.

  • Graduate Spotlight: Health and Physical Education Program

    This week’s graduate spotlight is focusing on the Health and Physical Education graduate program