Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

The Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program's core mission is to serve as the Virginia distance-learning provider of post-baccalaureate education for practicing engineers and scientists who want to maintain and enhance their skills. CGEP works closely with faculty at a set member institutions to encourage the development of educational materials relevant to working scientists and engineers in Virginia. Using state-of-the-art distance learning technology and a network of content receiving institutions, CGEP delivers course content to Virginia's workforce. As a result, CGEP contributes to the economic development and social well-being of Virginia through workforce training and life-long learning.

Vision Statement 

The Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program promotes economic development and social well-being through delivery of advanced engineering and science post-baccalaureate educational opportunities to the citizens of Virginia. It provides a geographically dispersed community of engineers and scientists with the knowledge tools necessary to craft economic success in markets driven by advanced engineering and science. By joining world-class faculty, an internationally recognized corporate base, and a community of dynamic and diverse students, this program distributes knowledge of high technology for the benefit of the Commonwealth of Virginia.