Radford University embraces innovation as well as tradition. In order to meet the needs of an ever increasingly diverse student population, Radford offers many graduate degree and certificate programs completely online. The available degree programs are administered through the College of Graduate Studies and Research. Master’s programs available online include art design, criminal justice education, MBA and nursing. The school offers much assistance and guidance throughout the process, from admission, financial aid – including scholarship, assistantships and grant funding – and enrollment to academic support including thesis assistance and graduation counseling. Of note is the research aspect of the school; there are available sponsored programs and grants available and monitored by the office of sponsored programs and grants management; the research compliance office also assists with regulatory review of projects. In general, student support is focused and valuable.