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    University of Virginia
  Feb 23, 2018
Graduate Record 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

Programs and Degrees Offered

Programs and Degrees Offered

Listed below are the programs and degrees offered by the Graduate Schools of the University of Virginia. 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;
D.N.P. Doctor of Nursing Practice
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.M, Master of Applied Mechanics;
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 and Engineering;
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)   Plan
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Anthropology   M.A., Ph.D.   ANTHRO-MA, ANTHRO-PHD
Architectural History   Ph.D.   ARH-PHD
Astronomy   M.S., Ph.D.   ASTRO-MS, ASTRO-PHD
Bioethics   M.A.   BIOETH-MA
Biology   M.A., M.S., Ph.D.   BIOL-MA, BIOL-MS, BIOL-PHD
Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics   Ph.D.   BIOMOL-PHD
Biological and Physical Sciences   M.S.   BIOLPS-MS
Biophysics   Ph.D.   BIOP-PHD
Cell Biology   Ph.D.   CELL-PHD
Chemistry   M.A., M.S., Ph.D.   CHEM-MA, CHEM-MS, CHEM-PHD
Classics   M.A., Ph.D.   CLAS-MA, CLAS-PHD
Clinical Research   M.S.   CLNRES-MS
Creative Writing   M.F.A.   WRITE-MFA
Digital Humanities   M.A.   DIGHUM-MA
Drama   M.F.A.   DRAMA-MFA
East Asian Studies   M.A.   EASIAN-MA
English Language & Literature   M.A., Ph.D.   ENGL-MA, ENGL-PHD
Environmental Sciences   M.A., M.S., Ph.D.   EVSC-MA, EVSC-MS, EVSC-PHD
Experimental Pathology   Ph.D.   EXPATH-PHD
Foreign Affairs   M.A., Ph.D.   FORAFF-MA, FORAFF-PHD
French Language & Literature   M.A., Ph.D.   FRENCH-MA, FRENCH-PHD
German Language & Literature   M.A., Ph.D.   GERMAN-MA, GERMAN-PHD
Government   M.A., Ph.D.   GOVT-MA, GOVT-PHD
History   M.A., Ph.D.   HIST-MA, HIST-PHD
History of Art   M.A., Ph.D.   ARTH-MA, ARTH-PHD
Italian   M.A.   ITAL-MA
Linguistics   M.A.   LING-MA
Mathematics   M.A., M.S., Ph.D.   MATH-MA, MATH-MS, MATH-PHD
Microbiology   Ph.D.   MICRO-PHD
Music   M.A., Ph.D.   MUSIC-MA, MUSIC-PHD
Neuroscience   Ph.D.   NEURO-PHD
Nursing   Ph.D.   NURS-PHD
Pharmacology   Ph.D   PHARM-PHD
Philosophy   M.A., Ph.D.   PHIL-MA, PHIL-PHD
Physics   M.A., M.A.P.E., M.S., Ph.D.   PHYS-MA, PHYS-MAPE, PHYS-MS, PHYS-PHD
Physiology   Ph.D.   PHY-PHD
Psychology   M.A., Ph.D.   PSYCH-MA, PSYCH-PHD
Public Health   M.PH   PUBHLT-MPH
Religious Studies   M.A., Ph.D.   RELIG-MA, RELIG-PHD
Slavic Languages & Literatures   M.A., Ph.D.   SLAVIC-MA, SLAVIC-PHD
Sociology   M.A., Ph.D.   SOCIOL-MA, SOCIOL-PHD
Spanish   M.A., Ph.D.   SPAN-MA, SPAN-PHD
Statistics   M.S., Ph.D.   STATS-MS, STATS-PHD
Graduate School of Architecture
Architecture   M.Arch.   ARCH-MAR
Architectural History   M.Arch.H.   ARH-MARH
Urban & Environmental Planning   M.U.E.P.   PLAN-MUEP
Landscape Architecture   M.L.A.R.   LAND-MLAR
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
Business Administration   M.B.A., D.B.A., Ph.D.   BUSADM-MBA, BUSADM-DBA, BUSADM-PHD
  -M.B.A. for Executives   M.B.A.   BUSADM-EMB
Graduate School of Commerce
Accounting   M.S.   ACCT-MS
  -Accounting (Ernst & Young)   M.S.   ACCT-MSEY
Commerce   M.S.   COMM-MS
  -Financial Services        
  -Marketing and Management        
Management of Information Technology   M.S.   MIT-MS
Management of Information Technology-16 month   M.S.   MIT16-MS
Curry Graduate School of Education
Administration & Supervision   M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.   ADMIN-MED, ADMIN-EDS, ADMIN-EDD
Clinical Psychology   Ph.D.   CLNPSY-PHD
Counselor Education   M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.   COUNS-MED, COUNS-EDS, COUNS-EDD
Curriculum & Instruction   M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.   CURRIN-MED, CURRIN-EDS, CURRIN-EDD
Early Childhood & Developmental Risk   M.T.   ECDEV-MT, ECDEV-PGM
Elementary Education   M.T.   ELEM-MT
Education   Ph.D.   EDUC-PHD
Education Policy Studies   M.Ed., Ed.D   EDPOL-MED, EDPOL-EDD
Educational Psychology   M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.   EDPSYC-MED, EDPSYC-EDS, EDPSYC-EDD
English Education   M.T.   ENGLED-MT
Foreign Language   M.T.   FORED-MT
Kinesiology   M.Ed., M.T., Ed.D.   KINES-MED, KINES-MT, KINES-EDD
Mathematics Education   M.T.   MATHED-MT
Higher Education   M.Ed., Ed.D   HIGHED-MED, HIGHED-EDD
Science Education   M.T.   SCIED-MT
Social Studies Education   M.T.   SOCED-MT
Special Education   M.Ed., M.T., Ed.S., Ed.D.   SPCED-MED, SPCED-MT, SPCED-EDS, SPCED-EDD
Speech Path & Augiology   M.Ed.   SPATH-MED
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science
Accelerated Master’s Degree in Systems Engineering (AMP)
  -Systems Engineering (AMP)   M.E.   SYSTEM-AM
Biomedical Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   BIOMEN-ME, BIOMEN-MS, BIOMEN-PHD
Chemical Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   CHEMEN-ME, CHEMEN-MS, CHEMEN-PHD
Civil Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   CIVIL-ME, CIVIL-MS, CIVIL-PHD
Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP)
 - Chemical Engineering (CGEP)   M.E.   CHEMEN-CGE
 - Civil Engineering (CGEP)   M.E.   CIVIL-CGE
 - Electrical Engineering (CGEP)   M.E.   ELECT-CGE
 - Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (CGEP)   M.E.   MAE-CGE
 - Materials Science & Engineering (CGEP)   M.M.S.E.   MATSC-CGE
 - Systems Engineering (CGEP)   M.E.   SYSTEM-CGE
Computer Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   COMPEN-ME, COMPEN-MS, COMPEN-PHD
Computer Science   M.C.S., M.S., Ph.D.   COMPSC-MSC, COMPSC-MS, COMPSC-PHD
Electrical Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   ELECT-ME, ELECT-MS, ELECT-PHD
Engineering Physics   M.E.P., M.S., Ph.D.   ENGPHY-MEP, ENGPHY-MS, ENGPHY-PHD
Materials Science & Engineering   M.M.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.   MATSCI-MS, MATSC-MMSE, MATSCI-PHD
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   MAE-ME, MAE-MS, MAE-PHD
Systems Engineering   M.E., M.S., Ph.D.   SYSTEM-ME, SYSTEM-MS, SYSTEM-PHD
School of Law
Law   J.D., L.L.M., S.J.D.   LAW-JD, LAW-LLM, LAW-SJD
School of Medicine
Medicine   M.D.   MEDIC-MD
Graduate School of Nursing
Nursing   M.S.N., D.N.P   NURS-MSN, NURS-DNP
Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy        
Master of Public Policy   M.P.P.   PUBPOL-MPP