This degree is offered on-campus at VCU and, through synchronous participation and course casting, on-campus in Abingdon and in Martinsville, Virginia. The Master of Science requires 44 credit hours of study according to one of the established curricula. A 30-credit accelerated M.S. as well as a dual degree track M.S./M.Div. with the School of Theology at Virginia Union University and Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond are available.