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Graduate Students

We see the leader in you.

At Norfolk State University, we prepare you to assume leadership roles in your chosen field of study by offering

  • Small class sizes that allow you to  develop relationships with your professors
  • Opportunities for professional experience through community engagement
  • Career advancement through networking

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Admission Requirements


NSU Virtual Town Hall Meeting Recording now Available

August 23, 2020

Norfolk State University President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston recently participated in a virtual town hall meeting with Dr. Justin Moses, Vice President for Operations and Chief Strategist for Institutional Effectiveness, COVID Director Dr. Michael Shackleford, and Dr. Leonard Brown, Vice President for Student Affairs (via phone), to answer questions from the Spartan community about COVID-19 and the University’s campus reopening plan.

To watch the recording, click here

Fall Reopening Update

Message to the University Community From President Adams-Gaston.

Fall Reopening Update

Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Updates (COVID-19) information, updates and frequently asked questions. 

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Graduate School

Going to graduate school can be a daunting task. With so many options, choosing the one program that suits your needs can feel overwhelming. We believe that we have the right program for you at Norfolk State University.

School of Graduate Studies

Visit NSU

Schedule a visit. Campus visits introduce you to the university’s culture, and it’s a good time to talk with the faculty to make sure they can meet your needs.

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Graduate Student Association

The GSA is the elected representative government for graduate and professional students at NSU. We work to ensure that graduate student concerns are addressed in on- and off-campus policy decisions. 

GSA Website