Non-Degree: Restricted Programs
Note: Before submitting ANY graduate nondegree application please review the following restricted programs. Visiting students who are in a degree-seeking program at another college or university will be classified as visiting students and admitted to one term only.
Graduate Certificate Programs
If you are interested in enrolling in a graduate certificate program, you must apply for degree-seeking admission. Do not apply to non-degree status. Contact the graduate admissions office offering the program of interest.
The Volgenau School of Engineering
The Volgenau School of Engineering prohibits non-degree students from Ph.D. classes in the following:
- Systems engineering, operations research, information technology, electrical engineering, and computer engineering
- Certificate specific courses
School of Management (SOM)
The M.B.A. Plus program allows holders of an M.B.A. from an AACSB International – accredited program to enroll in graduate business courses. Non-degree graduate enrollment is restricted to participants in the M.B.A. Plus Program. For additional information, contact the School of Management Graduate Admissions Office at 703-993-2136 or visit the School of Management website.
College of Health & Human Services (CHHS)
Students interested in taking undergraduate or graduate nursing courses in the College of Health and Human Services MUST obtain permission from the dean’s Office in Robinson Hall - Room A-385. Additional information is available on the College of Health & Human Services website.
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
Non-Degree students are not eligible to take any graduate level psychology classes in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Non-Degree students are not eligible to enroll in BIOD 604 and BIOD 605.