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Graduate Studies

Christopher Newport offers excellent instruction and intellectually challenging research opportunities to not only undergraduate students, but also to students in our three graduate programs. We offer traditional master's programs, as well as bachelor's to master's programs in which Christopher Newport students can complete both their undergraduate degree and the master’s degree in five years.

Christopher Newport offers three master's degree programs. Each one is available in a traditional two-year format, or as a five-year bachelor's-to-master's program.

  • Emphasis on research collaborations with NASA-Langley Research Center and the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
  • Computer science research opportunities and specialization available in artificial intelligence, software engineering, networking and communications, as well as computer systems engineering and instrumentation
  • Specialization and research opportunities in applied physics include nuclear physics, laser and photonics, solid-state physics, modeling and simulation, sensors, and instrumentation systems design

Program Coordinator
Dr. David Heddle
Luter Hall 315
(757) 594-8434

  • Christopher Newport is located in the environmentally rich coastal plain of Virginia.
  • Designed for students interested in careers involving environmental assessment, monitoring and conservation, this degree also prepares students for PhD programs.
  • Research is underway at local and international sites, such as Hoffler Creek Nature Preserve, Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Death Valley National Park.

Program Coordinator
Dr. Janet Steven
Forbes Hall 1017
(757) 594-7127

  • Designed for students who want to become teachers, with an emphasis placed on educational theory as it translates into real classroom practice
  • Offers students the ability to succeed in content-area teaching through hands-on activities, technology and field experiences
  • Partnership with award-winning Newport News Public Schools
  • Students may select an endorsement from the following:
    • Art
    • BiologyChemistry
    • Computer science
    • Elementary education
    • English
    • English as a second language
    • French
    • History and social science
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Spanish

Program Coordinator
Dr. Jean Filetti
McMurran Hall 253
(757) 594-7388

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