Lives, careers start here in Norfolk

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Community colleges, technical schools, graduate schools and more. No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads.

Eastern Virginia Medical School. Norfolk. Public. About 800 students in master's and doctorate degree programs and 325 more in medical residency training. Affiliated with 30 health-care facilities across Hampton Roads. 446-5600.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Florida-based, with students at branch campuses at Hampton Roads military bases. Private. Undergraduate programs in aviation maintenance management, technical management and professional aeronautics. Graduate programs also offered. 887-0980 ( Fort Eustis), 764-2662 (Langley), 440-5078 (Norfolk), 437-8061 ( Oceana).

Florida Institute of Technology. Florida-based, with students at branch campuses at four Hampton Roads military bases. Private. Graduate programs include human resources management, systems management and engineering management. 887-2488 (Fort Eustis), 440-9005 (Norfolk Naval Station), 788-4109 ( Fort Monroe), 462-4397 (Naval Amphibious Base).

George Washington University. Washington, D.C.-based, with a graduate center in Newport News. Private. Programs include education administration, leadership development, human resources and engineering management.

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Norfolk State University. Norfolk. Public. Historically black university with more than 6,230 students and degree programs offered at five schools: liberal arts, business, education, science and technology and social work. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees as well as certificates in some programs. 823-8600.

Old Dominion University. Norfolk. Public. The largest university in Hampton Roads, with more than 20,000 students studying more than 165 programs. Awards bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Has a Peninsula Higher Education Center in Hampton. 683-3000.

St. Leo University. Florida-based, with branch campuses at five Hampton Roads military bases. Private liberal arts university offering two-year and bachelor's degrees in business administration, health-services management, accounting, criminology and information systems. 800-334-5532.

Tidewater Community College. Campuses in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Portsmouth. Public. General academic courses; career-oriented programs in areas such as computer networking, culinary arts and health technologies and job-skills training for employment or promotion. Serves about 37,000 students. 822-1122

Troy University. Alabama-based, with branch campuses at Hampton Roads military bases and online offerings. Private. Offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business management, computer science, criminal justice, political science, psychology, social science, sports and fitness management, international affairs, public administration, adult education and human resources. 451-8203

Virginia Wesleyan College. Located on the Norfolk-Virginia Beach boundary. Private. About 1,400 students enrolled in 39 undergraduate programs in humanities, natural sciences and mathematics and social sciences. Adult study program offered. 455-3200.

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