Academic Pathway – GED/College Preparatory Diploma

Below, you will find two options with regard to the GED/College Preparatory Diploma pathways. We encourage you to review this page, and select the option that best suits your needs. You must contact our registrar at registrar@virginiaresearchinstitute.org or via our “Contact Us” page to learn more and receive more personalized information.

Note: Please bear in mind that this program is to be completed while in Sri Lanka. Upon completion of the program and the Associate degree (while in Sri Lanka or the USA), you will be eligible to begin a Bachelor’s degree while residing in the USA, if you prefer to be on-ground in the USA, or online while in Sri Lanka. For additional information, review our Prospectus which can be found by visiting our “Sri Lankan Branch” page or by clicking here.

Option 1:

1. Begin College Preparatory Diploma/GED® Test: One (1) Year Program

2. Complete College Preparatory Diploma/GED® Test

3. Begin Associate Degree from USA-Recognized College/University – Two (2) Year Program: (May Reside in Sri Lanka or USA to Complete Program

4. Complete Associate Degree

5. Gain Employment in Sri Lanka OR Begin Bachelor’s Degree in USA or Online While in Sri Lanka – Two (2) Year Program

 

Option 2:

1. Begin College Preparatory Diploma/GED® Test: One (1) Year Program

2. Complete College Preparatory Diploma/GED® Test

3. Begin Associate Degree from USA-Recognized College/University – Two (2) Year Program: (May Reside in Sri Lanka or USA to Complete Program

4. Complete Associate Degree

5. Complete National Examination to Begin Medical Doctorate (M.D.) or Pharmacy Doctorate (D.Pharm) in USA