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Mission Statement

Distance Education at Virginia State University is an extension of our land-grant mission and provides access to high-quality educational opportunities for traditional and non-traditional students through the use of technology and exemplary support services.

Mission Statement for the Office of Distance Education

In support of the University’s Distance Education mission, VSU’s Office of Distance Education mission is to (1) provide a single point of presence for distance learning degree programs, as well as distance learning and hybrid courses offered by Virginia State University; (2) provide high quality course development and support services for faculty and students taking courses via distance learning; (3) coordinate the delivery and support of asynchronous and, where practical, synchronous distance education degree programs and courses; (4) assist in the marketing of Virginia State University’s online degree programs and courses in Virginia, nationally, and internationally; (5) improve the quality of distance learning products and services through rigorous assessment  efforts and continuous quality improvement; (6) provide design, implementation and operational support for interactive video courses, videoconferencing, streaming video, video production and classroom technology; (7) review and recommend instructional software applications for academic use.

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