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Explore career pathways in: Business, Communication, Science, Cyber Security, Advanced Integrated Manufacturing, Information Technology, Mechatronics, HVAC, Health Professions, Industry Certifications, and more.

Fall Semester Info

  • Classes start: Aug 22 and Oct 18
  • Tuition deadline: July 15

Featured Classes & Programs

  • H.M.S Pinafore

    H.M.S Pinafore

    Thomas Nelson Performing Arts presents H.M.S Pinafore. Performances: July 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24. Buy tickets online.

  • 2016 Cyber Security Conference

    2016 Cyber Security Conference

    Cyber Security Conference: Cyber Threat Intelligence. Save the date: Friday, October 7.

  • 8th Annual Car Show

    8th Annual Car Show

    A fundraiser to benefit the Automotive Technology Program and its students. Join the fun, Saturday, August 27.

  • Summer Classes at Fort Eustis

    Fall Classes at Fort Eustis

    Classes where you live and work, on-base at Fort Eustis. Classes offered this fall.

  • Hands-on Summer Camps

    Hands-on Summer Camps

    Discover something new this summer with Thomas Nelson's summer camps, designed for middle and high-school level students.

  • 2016 Fall Evening Classes in Newport News

    Evening Classes in Newport News

    Take evening classes this fall in Newport News at our Southeast Higher Education Center.

  • Building & Construction Trades

    Building & Construction Trades

    Earn certifications from the Home Builders Institute, OSHA, EPA and others. Call (757) 865-3122 for more information and class dates.

David Smith
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D. Steven Pearson
The nursing instructors are knowledgeable, very helpful and have a genuine interest in teaching and growing a new generation of registered nurses.
Pascal Shukuru
Thomas Nelson opened my academic doors. I got to learn and adjust to American culture at Thomas Nelson. I’ve also made connections, which I hope will...

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William & Mary

Prepare for guaranteed admission to William & Mary and pay Thomas Nelson tuition rates for co-enrolled courses.

University of Virginia

Earn your Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) from the University of Virginia without leaving the Peninsula.