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College of Business and Economics

Experience business. The Radford University College of Business and Economics (COBE) provides an active learning environment that develops responsible business professionals who collaborate to compete successfully in the global economy. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the college provides students opportunities to interact with entrepreneurs, accountants, investors, managers and marketing professionals from across the country and the globe.

College of Education and Human Development

Make change. The 31 programs within the College of Education and Human Development at Radford University focus on developing responsive and engaged professionals who meet the real needs of people and communities.

Waldron College of Health and Human Services

Make a difference. The Waldron College of Health and Human Services at Radford University is renowned for providing the highest-quality instruction and clinical practice for its students. Challenging students intellectually, the college engages students in collaborative projects and mentoring activities that enrich their lives and enhance their educations.

College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences

Skills for a successful life.  The College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences at Radford University is composed of the School of Communication, eight departments and five interdisciplinary minors. Through the core curriculum integrated with coursework in their majors, our students develop skill sets in oral and written communication, critical thinking, creative problem solving, ethical judgment, and collaboration with others that serve them well throughout their academic and professional lives, as well as in their personal lives as productive citizens. Our students engage in experiential learning activities and internships that give them an opportunity to serve their communities, while preparing them for jobs after graduation.

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College of Science and Technology

Seize scholarship. The curriculum and faculty members of the College of Science and Technology at Radford University prepare students to become successful professionals in a culturally diverse global economy that is becoming increasingly technical and scientifically advanced. Economic competitiveness and global environmental issues have inspired a renewed emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and the innovations in these fields are changing our lives on a daily basis.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Express yourself. The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Radford University provides a combination of artistic and academic excellence across all of the arts disciplines. Instruction combines traditional forms and approaches with the latest in technology applications to best prepare students for the challenges and expectations that await them in their careers as artists, designers, scholars, educators, therapists and arts-related professionals.

College of Graduate and Professional Studies

Advance your education. The College of Graduate and Professional Studies offers graduate programs designed to help students dive into their fields of study, engage in research or learn from leaders in their fields. A graduate degree not only gives students an advantage over others in the marketplace, on average, graduate degree holders earn more throughout the course of their careers.