Welcome to VUST
The Virginia University of Science & Technology (DBA: VUST) is a private, in-state institution of higher education located in McLean, Virginia. The university offers a Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance program and three graduate certificate programs. The University will pursue accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), an accreditation agency recognized by the U.S Department of Education. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) certifies Virginia University of Science & Technology to operate as a degree-granting postsecondary institution in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The VUST campus is located at 8400 Westpark drive, Tysons (McLean), Virginia 22102. Tysons Corner is a suburb of Washington DC., the nation’s capital and the center of politics, arts, science, advanced technology, and Federal Government of the United States. Tysons Corner is within a 25-40 minute driving distance of most of The Greater Washington Metropolitan (TGWM covers Southern Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia areas) and is equally accessible through the use of the DC Metro-System from all directions of TGWM. It is about a 20 minute driving-distance to the White House, Capitol Building, the both Ronald Regan and Dulles International Airports. VUST is also easily accessible through the use of the DC Metro System from all directions of the WMA. VUST’s main campus is only one block from both Greensboro Station and Spring Hill Station on the Silver line.
VUST has secured and developed a well-built experienced professional management team, a well-known Expert Advisory Committee, highly qualified faculty, a dedicated professional recruitment team, and has built important partnerships with universities and organizations in the United States and worldwide. More importantly, VUST has the necessary financial funding to ensure smooth operations and success. In addition to the above business acumen our senior management has established leadership skills with a commitment to workforce diversity, transparency, accountability, a safe workplace, and fiduciary compliance. All these factors position VUST to confidently predict success in achieving recognition as an acclaimed “creative and dynamic higher educational institution” that offers equal higher educational opportunities.
Welcome from University President
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Virginia University of Science & Technology, a university with academic programs that are on the cutting edge of the current technological revolution. We commit ourselves to provide educational opportunities to you that will prepare you well for a productive career through the development of job-ready skills. As students in this new university, you have a unique opportunity to engage in the university’s development, and we welcome your participation. VUST is the cradle of tomorrow leaders in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance.
Best wishes to your success at VUST, and look forward to seeing you!
Martin Ma, Ph.D. PMP