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Cooperative Programs

Cooperative Dual-degree Program in Engineering

Longwood University has cooperative programs with Old Dominion University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and the University of Tennessee, which make it possible for students to earn either a B.S. or B.A. degree in physics from Longwood and a B.S. degree in engineering from the cooperating university.

Longwood has cooperative programs with the University of Virginia and Old Dominion University, which make it possible for students to earn a B.S. or B.A. degree in physics from Longwood University and a M.S. in engineering from the cooperating university. Longwood has a cooperative program with Christopher Newport University, which makes it possible for a students to earn a B.S. or B.A. in physics from Longwood and a M.S. in applied physics from cooperating university.

Cooperative Programs in the Medical Sciences

Longwood University has a cooperative program with the Medical College of Virginia, which makes it possible for students to earn a B.S. in Biology from Longwood and a M.S. in physical therapy from the cooperating university.

Longwood has cooperative programs with Roanoke Memorial Hospital and Fairfax Hospital, which make it possible for students to attend Longwood for three years and the fourth year in professional training in medical technology at the cooperating school. The students will earn a B.S. degree in biology with a concentration in medical technology from Longwood after the fourth year.

Pre-Professional Preparation for The Medical Sciences

This curriculum prepares students for admission to accredited schools of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, medical technology, dental hygiene, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and pharmacy. Pre-professional advisors at Longwood will assist the student in selecting the appropriate courses to meet the admission requirements for any health related program.

Completion of the requirements of the Longwood pre-professional curriculum does not guarantee admission to the professional program. Admission to all professional programs is competitive. Admission is based on the student’s performance during the pre-professional period, personal recommendations, related work experience, and a personal interview. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is usually required for transfer.

Southside Higher Education Consortium

The variety of courses available to Longwood students is increased by a cooperative arrangement with Hampden-Sydney College and with the Southside Higher Education Consortium which includes Longwood, Hampden-Sydney, Southside Virginia Community College, and Saint Paul’s College. Under the terms of the arrangement, full-time degree program students in any one of the participating institutions may enroll in certain courses at any other of the participating institutions without added expense.

Students desiring to take advantage of this program must secure approval from their major advisor and from the registrar at their home institution before they are enrolled at the other institution. Students are registered for courses based on enrollment limits at the host institution. Grades for courses taken under the consortium agreement are maintained only at the home institution. Transportation to the host institution must be arranged by each student. 

 
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