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Graduate Record 2005-2006 
Graduate Record 2005-2006 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

Programs and Degrees Offered

Listed below are the programs and degrees offered by the University of Virginia. The number of credits required for each degree is listed in the program descriptions. The University reserves the right to increase the number of credits necessary for a student to receive a degree in a particular field when the student has not completed the courses designated as being necessary for completion of the degree program. The degrees and programs listed below will appear on students’ official academic records after they have been awarded the degree. Degrees are conferred in May, August, and January. All course work must be completed before the conferral of a degree. Students who do not complete their course work by the published graduation date will be awarded their degree at the next available degree date. Degree requirements are subject to change each year by vote of the faculties of the schools in which the programs are offered. The abbreviations used in this table include the following:

D.B.A., Doctor of Business Administration;
Ed.D., Doctor of Education;
Ed.S., Education Specialist;
J.D., Juris Doctor;
L.L.M., Master of Laws;
M.A., Master of Arts;
M.A.P.E., Master of Arts in Physics Education;
M.Arch., Master of Architecture;
M.Arch.H., Master of Architectural History;
M.B.A., Master of Business Administration;
M.C.S., Master of Computer Science;
M.D., Doctor of Medicine;
M.E., Master of Engineering;
M.E.P., Master of Engineering Physics;
M.Ed., Master of Education;
M.F.A., Master of Fine Arts;
M.L.A., Master of Landscape Architecture;
M.M.S.E., Master of Materials Science;
M.P.H., Master of Public Health;
M.S., Master of Science;
M.S.N., Master of Science in Nursing;
M.T., Master of Teaching;
M.U.E.P., Master of Urban and Environmental Planning;
Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy;
S.J.D., Doctor of Juridical Science.

School/Program   Degree(s)   Program Code
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Anthropology   M.A., Ph.D.   2202
Art & Architectural History,
  History of   M.A., Ph.D.   0290
Astronomy   M.S., Ph.D.   1911
Bioethics   M.A.   4911
Biology   M.A., M.S., Ph.D.   0401
Chemistry   M.A., M.S., Ph.D.   1905
Classics   M.A., Ph.D.   1199
Creative Writing   M.F.A.   1507
Digital Humanities   M.A.   4992
Drama   M.F.A.   1007
East Asian Studies   M.A.   0301
Economics   M.A., Ph.D.   2204
English Language & Literature   M.A., Ph.D.   1501
Environmental Sciences   M.A., M.S., Ph.D.   4995
Foreign Affairs   M.A., Ph.D.   2210
French Language & Literature   M.A., Ph.D.   1102
German Language & Literature   M.A., Ph.D.   1103
Government   M.A., Ph.D.   2207
History   M.A., Ph.D.   2205
Italian   M.A.   1104
Linguistics   M.A.   1505
Mathematics   M.A., M.S., Ph.D.   1701
  -Math Education   M.A.   1793
Music   M.A., Ph.D.   1005
Philosophy   M.A., Ph.D.   1509
Physics   M.A., M.A.P.E., M.S., Ph.D.   1902
Psychology   M.A., Ph.D.   2001
Religious Studies   M.A., Ph.D.   1510
Slavic Languages & Literatures   M.A., Ph.D.   1190
Sociology   M.A., Ph.D.   2208
Spanish   M.A., Ph.D.   1105
Statistics   M.S., Ph.D.   1702
Graduate School of Architecture
Architecture   M.Arch.   0202
Architectural History   M.Arch.H.   0291
Urban & Environmental Planning   M.U.E.P.   0206
Landscape Architecture   M.L.A.   0204
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
Business Administration   M.B.A., D.B.A., Ph.D.   0506
Graduate School of Commerce
Accounting   M.S.   0502
Management Information Systems   M.S.   0518
Curry Graduate School of Education
Administration & Supervision   M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D   0827
Clinical Psychology   M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0894
Counselor Education   M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D   0826
Curriculum & Instruction   M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D   0829
  -Elementary   M.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0802
  -English   M.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D   0895
  -Foreign Language   M.T., M.Ed.   0896
  -Mathematics   M.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0833
  -Reading   M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0830
  -Science   M.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0834
  -Social Studies   M.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0897
  -World Languages Education   M.T.   0888
Education Policy Studies   M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0890
Educational Psychology   M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0822
  -Educational Evaluation   M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0825
  -Instructional Technology   M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0898
  -Research, Statistics, & Evaluation   M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0886
  -School Psychology   M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0889
  -Social Foundations   M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0821
Health & Physical Education
  (Kinesiology)   M.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0835
Higher Education   Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0805
Special Education   M.T., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.   0808
Speech Pathology and Audiology
  (Communication Disorders)   M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.   1221
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science
Biomedical Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   0905
Chemical Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   0906
Civil Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   0908
  -Applied Mechanics   PhD.   0995
Computer Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   0989
Computer Science   M.C.S., M.S., Ph.D.   0701
Electrical Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   0909
Engineering Physics   M.E.P., M.S., Ph.D.   0919
Materials Science & Engineering   M.M.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.   0915
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   0990
Systems Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   0992
School of Law
Judicial Process   L.L.M.   1498
Law   J.D., L.L.M., S.J.D.   1401
School of Medicine
Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics   Ph.D.*   0497
Biological & Physical Sciences   M.S.*   0498
Biophysics   Ph.D.*   0415
Cell Biology   Ph.D.*   0499
Health Evaluation Sciences   M.S.*   1231
Medicine   M.D.   1206
Microbiology   Ph.D.*   0411
Molecular Medicine and
  Systems Biology   Ph.D.*   0496
Neuroscience   Ph.D.*   0425
Pharmacology   Ph.D.*   0409
Physiology   Ph.D.*   0410
Public Health   M.P.H.*   1214
Graduate School of Nursing
Nursing   M.S.N., Ph.D.*   1203
  -Second Degree Program   M.S.N.   1204

* These degree programs are taught in the schools listed and awarded through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences