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Graduate - Business

The Graduate GSSP in Business is a two-semester program designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree, but need additional academic and/or English support to gain entry to a master’s degree program. No GMAT is needed to apply.

Upon successful completion of the program and all additional requirements, students will earn up to 9 credits and directly enter their master’s degree program at Virginia Commonwealth University.

VCU School of Business is all about the intersection of business and creativity. At VCU School of Business, you will develop the skills needed to be a world-ready business leader. You can collaborate with students from different disciplines and produce game-changing research. And you can learn how to fuel your ideas with purpose. Experiential learning is built into the curriculum to allow students to learn in the workplace from internships and real-world business leaders.

Pathways at Virginia Commonwealth University

Bachelor's Degree


Master's Degree


Program benefits:

  • VCU student from day one
  • No GRE or GMAT required for admission
  • Receive academic credits toward your VCU degree
  • Small class sizes and additional student support provided

Progression requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.0
  • No grade below B

Entry to master's degree program at VCU

College of Business & Economics

  • Accountancy, Master of
  • Business, M.S.
    • Finance
    • Global Marketing Management

Graduate Alumni Employers Include:

  • American Express
  • BB&T
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dixon Hughes Goodman
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Ford
  • Hamilton Beach Brands
  • Keiter
  • KPMG
  • Morgan Stanley
  • PWC
  • SunTrust Bank
  • The Martin Agency
  • Virginia Retirement System
  • WestRock

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