Virginia Chief Executives: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Chief Executives in Virginia

Fast Facts for Chief Executives in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlottesville, Blacksburg and Winchester
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Roanoke, Harrisonburg and Lynchburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach, Richmond and Charlottesville

Salaries for Chief Executives in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Harrisonburg

Schools for Chief Executives in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Chief Executive Officer Schools in Virginia

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A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - General, Master of Business Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Business Administration - Management, AAS in Business Administration, AAS in Business Administration - Business, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate, Master
ECPI University
Glen Allen, Manassas, Newport News, Richmond, Virginia Beach

ECPI University

  • Programs: Business Administration - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Master of Business Administration - Kindom Business, Master of Business Administration - Franchising, Master of Business Administration - Interdisciplinary Business, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

  • Programs: Associates in Business Management
  • Degrees: Associate

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: AA in Business, MA: Executive Leadership, Doctor of Ministry: Leadership
  • Degrees: Associate, Master, Doctorate

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Master of Science (Online)
  • Degrees: Master

A private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) institution, Antioch University serves approximately 5,000 adult students online and at five campuses in four states. All benefit from an education immersed in our core values of inclusiveness, social justice, experiential learning, and socially engaged, global citizenship.  

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Management
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Degrees: Master

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

  • Programs: MBA, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management, Bachelor of Arts in Business Management
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
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More Virginia Chief Executive Officer Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Averett University-Non-traditional programs Danville Masters 1,677
Bluefield College Bluefield Bachelor 793
Bridgewater College Bridgewater Bachelor 1,541
Centura College - Chesapeake Chesapeake Associate 290
Centura College - Newport News Newport News Associate 224
Centura College - Virginia Beach Virginia Beach Bachelor 1,423
Christopher Newport University Newport News Masters 4,884
College of William and Mary Williamsburg Doctorate & First Professional 7,795
Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg Masters & First Professional 1,234
Emory and Henry College Emory Masters 1,026
Ferrum College Ferrum Bachelor 1,233
George Mason University Fairfax Doctorate & First Professional 30,276
Hampton University Hampton Doctorate & First Professional 5,658
James Madison University Harrisonburg Doctorate 17,918
Josef's School of Hair Design Richmond Associate 12,557
Longwood University Farmville Masters 4,727
Lynchburg College Lynchburg Masters 2,490
Mary Baldwin College Staunton Masters 1,685
Marymount University Arlington Doctorate 3,609
Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Associate 41,266
Old Dominion University Norfolk Doctorate 22,287
Piedmont Virginia Community College Charlottesville Associate 4,674
Radford University Radford Doctorate 9,122
Regent University Virginia Beach Doctorate & First Professional 4,115
Roanoke College Salem Bachelor 2,006
Saint Pauls College Lawrenceville Bachelor 700
Shenandoah University Winchester Doctorate & First Professional 3,393
Thomas Nelson Community College Hampton Associate 9,368
Tidewater Community College Norfolk Associate 25,857
University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg Masters 5,001
University of Richmond Richmond Doctorate 4,324
University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville Doctorate & First Professional 24,257
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 31,700
Virginia Intermont College Bristol Bachelor 224
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg Doctorate 29,898
Virginia State University Petersburg Doctorate 4,720
Virginia Union University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 1,535
Virginia Wesleyan College Norfolk Bachelor 1,433
Virginia Western Community College Roanoke Associate 8,653
Washington and Lee University Lexington Doctorate 2,181

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Chief Executives

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Chief Executives

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Chief Executives relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Blacksburg 90 $108440 0.73
Christiansburg 90 $108440 0.73
Radford 90 $108440 0.73
Harrisonburg 60 $0 0.54
Charlottesville 150 $149820 0.8
Richmond 770 $0 0.72
Roanoke 160 $177220 0.59
Lynchburg 140 $161150 0.8
Staunton 50 $164090 0.57
Waynesboro 50 $164090 0.57
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