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Graduate Record 2015-2016 
Graduate Record 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

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

School/Program Degree(s) Credits

Curry Graduate School of Education

Administration & Supervision CERT 30 ADMIN-CRT
Administration & Supervision M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.  36, 30, 72 ADMIN-MED, ADMIN-EDS, ADMIN-EDD
Adolescent Literacy CERT 16 ADOLIT-CRT
Clinical Psychology  Ph.D. 72 CLNPSY-PHD
Counselor Education M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D 51 COUNS-MED
Curriculum & Instruction Ed.D. 78 CURRIN-EDD
     - Reading Education      
     - Science Education      
Curriculum & Instruction Ed.S. 30 CURRIN-EDS
     - Reading Education      
Curriculum & Instruction M.Ed. 30 CURRIN-MED
     - Elementary Education      
     - Gifted Education      
     - Instructional Technology      
     - Mathematics Education      
     - Reading Education      
     - Science Education      
     - Social Studies Education      
Education Ph.D. 72 EDUC-PHD
     - Administration and Supervision      
     - Applied Developmental Science      
     - Curriculum and Instruction      
     - Educational Policy Studies      
     - Educational Psychology      
     - English Education      
     - Gifted Education      
     - Higher Education      
     - Instructional Technology      
     - Kinesiology      
     - Mathematics Education      
     - Reading Education      
     - Research, Statistics and Evaluation      
     - Science Education      
     - Social Foundations      
     - Social Studies Education      
     - Special Education      
Educational Psychology Ed.S. 30 EDPSYC-EDS
Educational Psychology M.Ed. 35 EDPSYC-MED
     - Applied Development Science      
     - Research, Statistics and Evaluation      
     - Social Foundations      
Five Year Teacher Education Program      
     - Elementary Education M.T. 150 ELEM-PGM
     - English Education M.T. 150 ENGLED-PGM
     - Foreign Language Education M.T. 150 FORED-PGM
     - Kinesiology M.T. 150 KINES-PGM
     - Mathematics Education M.T. 150 MATHED-PGM
     - Science Education M.T. 150 SCIED-PGM
          - Biology      
          - Chemistry      
          - Earth and Space Science      
          - Physics      
     - Social Studies Education M.T. 150 SOCED-PGM
     - Special Education M.T. 150 SPCED-PGM
          - Early Childhood Development      
          - Elementary Education      
          - Foreign Language Education      
          - Secondary Education      
Higher Education Ed.D. 72 HIGHED-EDD
Higher Education M.Ed. 36 HIGHED-MED
     - Higher Education Administration      
     - Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education      
Kinesiology M.Ed. 30-38 KINES-MED
Reading Specialist CERT-G 30 READED-CRT
Special Education Ed.S. 30 SPCED-EDS
Special Education M.Ed. 30 SPCED-MED
     - Early Childhood Development      
Special Education CERT-G 31 SPCED-CRT
Speech Communication Disorders M.Ed. 69 or 82 SPATH-MED

Darden Graduate School of Business Administration

Business Administration M.B.A., D.B.A., Ph.D. 60, 72, 72 BUSADM-MBA, BUSADM-DBA, BUSADM-PHD
             -Global M.B.A. for Executives M.B.A. 60 BUSADM-GMB
             -M.B.A. for Executives M.B.A. 60 BUSADM-EMB

Data Science Institute

Data Science (MS) M.S. 30 DATASC-MS

Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

Public Policy M.P.P. 30, 2yr Program: 51 PUBPOL-MPP
             -Two-year track M.P.P. 30, 2yr Program: 51 PUBPOL-MPP

Graduate School of Architecture

Architectural History M.Ar.H. 36 ARH-MARH
Architecture M.Arch. Path 3:102, Path 2.5:82, Path 2:67, Path 1:31 ARCH-MAR
Constructed Environment PH.D. 72 CONSTR-PHD
Historic Preservation CERT-G 21 PRES-CRT
Landscape Architecture M.L.A.  Path 3.0:97, Path 2.5:78, Path 2.0 Advanced:62, Path 2.0:61 LAND-MLAR
Urban & Environmental Planning M.U.E.P. 50 PLAN-MUEP
Urban Design CERT-G 21 URBAN-CRT

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Anthropology M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 ANTHRO-MA, ANTHRO-PHD
Astronomy M.S., Ph.D. 30, 72 ASTRO-MS, ASTRO-PHD
Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics Ph.D. 72 BIOMOL-PHD
Biological and Physical Sciences M.S. 30 BIOLPS-MS
Biology M.A., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 BIOL-MA, BIOL-MS, BIOL-PHD
Biophysics Ph.D. 72 BIOP-PHD
Cell Biology Ph.D. 72 CELL-PHD
Chemistry M.A., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 CHEM-MA, CHEM-MS, CHEM-PHD
Classics M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 CLAS-MA, CLAS-PHD
Clinical Research M.S. 30 CLNRES-MS
Comparative Literature CERT-G 9 COMPLT-CRT
Creative Writing M.F.A. 48 WRITE-MFA
Drama M.F.A. 60 DRAMA-MFA
East Asian Studies M.A. 30 EASIAN-MA
Economics M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 ECON-MA, ECON-PHD
English M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 ENGL-MA, ENGL-PHD
Environmental Sciences M.A., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 EVSC-MA, EVSC-MS, EVSC-PHD
Experimental Pathology Ph.D. 72 EXPATH-PHD
Foreign Affairs M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 FORAFF-MA, FORAFF-PHD
French M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 FRENCH-MA, FRENCH-PHD
German M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 GERMAN-MA, GERMAN-PHD
Government M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 GOVT-MA, GOVT-PHD
History M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 HIST-MA, HIST-PHD
History of Art & Architecture M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 ARTARC-MA, ARTARC-PHD
Italian M.A. 30 ITAL-MA
Linguistics M.A. 30 LING-MA
Mathematics M.A., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 MATH-MA, MATH-MS, MATH-PHD
Microbiology Ph.D. 72 MICRO-PHD
Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies M.A. 30 MESA-MA
Music M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 MUSIC-MA, MUSIC-PHD
Neuroscience Ph.D. 72 NEURO-PHD
Nursing Ph.D. 72 NURS-PHD
Pharmacology Ph.D. 72 PHARM-PHD
Philosophy M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 PHIL-MA, PHIL-PHD
Physics M.A., M.A.P.E., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 30, 72 PHYS-MA, PHYS-MAPE, PHYS-MS, PHYS-PHD
Physiology Ph.D. 72 PHY-PHD
Psychology M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 PSYCH-MA, PSYCH-PHD
Public Health M.P.H. 42 PUBHLT-MPH
Public Health Sciences CERT-G 12 PUBHLT-CRT
Religious Studies M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 RELIG-MA, RELIG-PHD
Slavic Languages & Literatures M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 SLAVIC-MA, SLAVIC-PHD
Sociology M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 SOCIOL-MA, SOCIOL-PHD
Spanish M.A., Ph.D. 30, 72 SPAN-MA, SPAN-PHD
Statistics M.S., Ph.D. 30, 72 STATS-MS, STATS-PHD
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) CERT-G 15 TESLGR-CRT

Graduate School of Commerce

Accounting M.S. 30 ACCT-MS
Commerce M.S. 30 COMM-MS
Management of Information Technology M.S. 30 MIT-MS

Graduate School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Criminal Justice Education CERT-G 17 CRMJGR-CRT
Cybersecurity Management CERT-G 18 INFOSM-CRT
E-Marketing CERT-G 15 EMARK-CRT
Leadership CERT-G 18 LEADER-CRT
Leadership in Human Resources Management CERT-G 15 HRESGR-CRT
National Criminal Justice Command College CERT-G 15 PCCGR-CRT
Procurement and Contracts Management CERT-G 18 PROCGR-CRT
Project Management CERT-G 18 PROJMG-CRT
Public Administration CERT-G 15 PUBAB-CRT
Technology Leadership CERT-G 18 TECHLD-CRT

Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science

Biomedical Engineering M.E., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 BIOMEN-ME, BIOMEN-MS, BIOMEN-PHD
Chemical Engineering M.E., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 CHEMEN-ME, CHEMEN-MS, CHEMEN-PHD
Civil Engineering M.E., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 CIVIL-ME, CIVIL-MS, CIVIL-PHD
Computer Engineering M.E., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 COMPEN-ME, COMPEN-MS, COMPEN-PHD
Computer Science M.C.S., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 COMPSC-MSC, COMPSC-MS, COMPSC-PHD
Electrical Engineering M.E., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 ELECT-ME, ELECT-MS, ELECT-PHD
Engineering Physics M.E.P., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 ENGPHY-MEP, ENGPHY-MS, ENGPHY-PHD
Materials Science M.M.S.E., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 MATSCI-MS, MATSC-MMSE, MATSCI-PHD
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering M.E., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 MAE-ME, MAE-MS, MAE-PHD
Systems Engineering M.E., M.S., Ph.D. 30, 30, 72 SYSTEM-ME, SYSTEM-MS, SYSTEM-PHD

Graduate School of Nursing

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist CERT-G 33, 46 ASCCN0-CRT
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner CERT-G 33, 46 ACNP0-CRT
Family Nurse Practitioner CERT-G 36, 50 FNP0-CRT
Health Systems Management CERT-G 16, 38 HSMGM0-CRT
Nursing M.S.N., D.N.P. 60, 38 NURS-MSN, NURS-DNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner CERT-G 36, 48 PNP0-CRT
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner CERT-G 33, 49 PMHNP0-CRT
Public Health Nursing Leadership CERT-G 19, 38 PHNL0-CRT

School of Law

Law J.D., L.L.M., S.J.D. 86, 24, 30 LAW-JD, LAW-LLM, LAW-SJD

School of Medicine

Medicine M.D. N/A MEDIC-MD