Northern Virginia
Northern Virginia
1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 703-526-5800  |  Toll Free: 866-703-2777

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Flexible Learning

Many programs have flexible learning formats-evening, weekend and online courses-so you can continue your education while keeping your current job.

Develop Your Skills

Our coursework is designed to develop valuable teamwork and interpersonal skills alongside academic learning for your career development.

Career Resources

Argosy University provides an array of career services and advisors to help you reach your career and employment goals.***

Getting Started with Argosy University

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Graduate Programs

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  • Master's Accelerated Plan Take graduate-level courses that count towards your bachelor's degree and advanced standing in a master's program.

Associate's Degrees

Library Information

Overview

The Argosy University, Northern Virginia Library provides a variety of printed resources to support campus curricula and encourage life-long learning. It maintains a specialized collection of books, scholarly journals, audiovisuals, reference materials, dissertations, theses, and more. There is also access to electronic full-text journals, books, and other content specific to our program offerings.

Regular Hours

Monday–Friday: 9:00 am–7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am–1:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Argosy University, Northern Virginia Library adjusts its hours to accommodate student needs. If there are no classes on campus, the hours are reduced.

Contact Info

Argosy University, Northern Virginia Library
1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22209

Walter Ruf, Director of Library Services
Ph: 1-703-526-5802
Fax: 1-703-243-5682
wruf@argosy.edu

Online Library

All Argosy University students can access the Online Library from the Campus Common, which allows full-text searches in over 100 databases that support every academic program. The Online Library provides access to electronic journals, books, multimedia, reference materials, research guides, and instructional webinars. Interlibrary loan is available to procure resources not available in the Argosy University collections.

Student resources

Our Student Services Department offers a variety of resources to help you during your time as a student at Argosy University. Contact us for more information about each of these services.

Tutoring

Tutors are available (at no charge) to provide ancillary support and help with select classes. Computer and software tutorials are also available 24/7 via the Campus Common.

Counseling

Available counseling services may include short-term counseling, consultation, and referral to community agencies. Local referral lists may also be available for counseling services we do not provide.

Health insurance

Optional health insurance is available to students through an outside agency. Students should contact our Student Services Department for information about obtaining this insurance.

Student activities

Argosy University offers a wide range of personal and professional opportunities designed to support educational programs and learning needs that are not available through courses or practicum. Offerings may include student government associations, lecture/workshop series, and special-interest groups.

Disability services

Argosy University provides accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. The Disability Services office assists qualified students with disabilities in acquiring reasonable and appropriate accommodations and in supporting equal access to services, programs and activities.

Students who seek reasonable accommodations should notify the Disabilities Services Coordinator in the Student Services Department of their specific limitations and, if known, their specific requested accommodations. Students will be asked to supply medical documentation of the need for accommodation. Classroom accommodations are not retroactive, but are effective only upon the student sharing approved accommodations with the instructor. Therefore, students are encouraged to request accommodations as early as feasible with the Disability Services Coordinator to allow for time to gather necessary documentation. If you have a concern or complaint in this regard, please contact the Disability Services Coordinator located in our Student Services Department. Complaints will be handled in accordance with the school’s Internal Grievance Procedure for Complaints of Discrimination and Harassment.

News & Events

Argosy University, Northern Virginia Assistant Professor Paula L. Rainer recently published two chapters in the below publications

Argosy University, Northern Virginia Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Paula L. Rainer, PhD, LPC, recently published two chapters in the below publications. For further details, please visit here.

  • Rainer, P.L.(2018) Freud Ego States and its relationship to personality development. In Jordan, J., Perkins, B., & Lee, R. (Eds.) Handbook of experiential teaching in counselor education: A resource guide for counselor educators. Charleston, South Carolina: CreateSpace Independent Publishing.
     
  • Rainer, P.L.(2018).Erik Erikson Stages of Development. In Jordan, J., Perkins, B., & Lee, R. (Eds.) Handbook of experiential teaching in counselor education: A resource guide for counselor educators. Charleston, South Carolina: CreateSpace Independent Publishing.

Argosy University, Northern Virginia, 1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209 is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219, 1.804.225.2600; www.schev.edu).

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You're Invited to the Argosy University Education Experience at Argosy University, Northern Virginia

Meet with campus faculty and staff to learn more about Argosy University, Northern Virginia

Join us for a fun and educational event jam-packed with all the information and resources you will need to get started at Argosy University with confidence. Come discover more about our campus, meet faculty and staff, and get your questions about starting or continuing your education answered. Argosy University offers a variety of opportunities for students of all different backgrounds and with all different interests.

  • Refreshments will be served
  • Children are welcome
  • Webinar available 11am EST and 11am PST

Saturday, August 11, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Argosy University, Northern Virginia
1550 Wilson Boulevard | Suite 700 | Arlington, VA 22209
703.526.5800 | 866.703.2777 | argosy.edu/locations/northern-virginia

What to expect:

  • Meet with an admissions representative
  • Learn about our various degree programs
  • Meet faculty members in your desired program
  • Learn about referring a friend to start classes
  • Participate in program-specific breakout groups

We hope to see you on Saturday, August 11th!

To RSVP visit, http://auopen.com/

To request accommodations in connection with this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 866.703.2777.

Argosy University, Northern Virginia, 1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209 is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219, 1.804.225.2600; http://www.schev.edu).

Argosy University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, www.wscuc.org). Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy University, Northern Virginia, 1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209 © 2018 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu. | AU-071810

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Northern Virginia’s Brian Sharpless Discusses Exploding Head Syndrome

Professor Brian Sharpless, instructor, the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Northern Virginia, was recently interviewed for a Science Focus podcast regarding “exploding head syndrome.” Sharpless is a renowned expert on the topic and speaks frequently about the disorder that causes sufferers to hear a deafening bang just before they fall asleep.
According to the article, a Science Focus group as well as a group of scientists from Goldsmiths University, Harvard Medical School and Argosy University created a study to learn more about the syndrome. The results are expected to be published in late 2018 r in the year in BBC Focus magazine.

Prior to the release of the results, Dr. Sharpless, one of the scientists leading the study, discussed exploding head syndrome and the current research.

See the article here.

A list of available podcasts is here.

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Argosy University, Northern Virginia student Kevon K. Bruce, M.Ed. has received a 2018-2019 Frederick Douglass Scholar Fellowship

Argosy University, Northern Virginia Doctor of Education in Counselor Education and Supervision student Kevon K. Bruce, M.Ed. has received a 2018-2019 Frederick Douglass Scholar Fellowship. Bruce will be in residence at Edinboro University under the mentorship of Dr. Adrienne Dixon McCullum in the counseling department.

In keeping with Frederick Douglass’ life of public service and commitment to equity and access, the Frederick Douglass Institutes of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education are offering teaching opportunities to graduate students who are pursuing careers as university faculty and who are entering the final year of terminal degree and/or doctoral programs.

Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellowships are designed to provide teaching and other professional experiences, mentoring, and potential employment opportunities within universities that are strongly committed to cultural diversity. Applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds, especially those from historically underrepresented groups, are encouraged to apply.

As a Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellow, scholars will teach and/or co-teach during the summer session(s) or full academic year (depending on term of appointment), continue their research, and contribute to the life of the university. Fellows will receive mentorship and professional support from experienced faculty, helping them to prepare for academic careers and job searches. Dates of employment vary among universities, but typically run during May –August 2018 for summer appointments, or August 2018 – May 2019 for full year appointments.

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