University of Virginia

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 coursework must be completed before the conferral of a degree. Students who do not complete their coursework 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:

M.A., Master of Arts;
M.S., Master of Science;
M.Ed., Master of Education;
M.F.A., Master of Fine Arts;
M.Arch., Master of Architecture;
M.A.H., Master of Architectural History;
M.P., Master of Planning;
M.L.A., Master of Landscape Architecture;
M.B.A., Master of Business Administration;
M.Ap.Me., Master of Applied Mechanics;
M.A.Ma., Master of Applied Mathematics;
M.E., Master of Engineering;
M.E.P., Master of Engineering Physics;
M.M.S., Master of Materials Science;
M.S.N., Master of Science in Nursing;
M.T., Master of Teaching;
L.L.M., Master of Laws and Master of Laws in Judicial Process;
Ed.S., Education Specialist;
Ed.D., Doctor of Education;
Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy;
D.B.A., Doctor of Business Administration;
J.D., Juris Doctor;
S.J.D., Doctor of Juridical Science;
M.D., Doctor of Medicine.

School/ProgramIPEDS Code
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
AccountingM.S.0502
AnthropologyM.A., Ph.D.2202
Architectural HistoryPh.D.0291
AstronomyM.A., Ph.D.1911
BiochemistryPh.D.0414
BiologyM.A., M.S., Ph.D.0401
BiophysicsM.S., Ph.D.0415
Cell BiologyM.S., Ph.D.0499
ChemistryM.A., M.S., Ph.D.1905
ClassicsM.A., Ph.D.1199
Clinical PsychologyPh.D.2003
Creative WritingM.F.A.1507
DramaM.F.A., M.A.1007
East Asian StudiesM.A.0307
EconomicsM.A., Ph.D.2204
Education--Administration & SupervisionPh.D.0827
Education--Clinical PsychologyPh.D.0894
Education--Counselor EducationPh.D.0826
Education--Curriculum & InstructionPh.D.0829
Education--C & I Instructional TechnologyPh.D.0898
Education--Educational EvaluationPh.D.0825
Education--Educational PsychologyPh.D.0822
Education--Educational ResearchPh.D.0824
Education--ElementaryPh.D.0802
Education--English EducationPh.D.0895
Education--GeneralPh.D.0801
Education--HealthPh.D.0837
Education--Health & Physical EducationPh.D.0835
Education--Higher EducationPh.D.0805
Education--Mathematics EducationPh.D.0833
Education--Reading EducationPh.D.0830
Education--School PsychologyPh.D.0889
Education--Science EducationPh.D.0834
Education--Social FoundationsPh.D.0821
Education--Social Studies EducationPh.D.0897
Education--Special EducationPh.D.0808
Education--Speech Pathology & AudiologyPh.D.1220
EnglishM.A., Ph.D.1501
Environmental SciencesM.A., M.S., Ph.D.4995
EpidemiologyM.S.1230
Foreign AffairsM.A., Ph.D.2210
FrenchM.A., Ph.D.1102
GermanM.A., Ph.D.1103
GovernmentM.A., Ph.D.2207
HistoryM.A., Ph.D.2205
History of ArtM.A., Ph.D.1003
ItalianM.A.1104
LinguisticsM.A. 1505
Management Information SystemsM.S.0518
Marine AffairsM.A.4990
MathematicsM.A., M.S., Ph.D.1701
MicrobiologyM.S., Ph.D.0411
MusicM.A.1005
NeurosciencePh.D.0425
NursingPh.D.1203
PharmacologyM.S., Ph.D0409
PhilosophyM.A., Ph.D.1509
PhysicsM.A., M.S., Ph.D.1902
PhysiologyM.S., Ph.D.0410
PsychologyM.A., Ph.D.2001
Religious StudiesM.A., Ph.D.1510
Slavic Languages and LiteraturesM.A., Ph.D.1190
SociologyM.A., Ph.D.2208
SpanishM.A., Ph.D.1105
StatisticsM.S., Ph.D.1702
SurgeryM.S.1207
Graduate School of Architecture
ArchitectureM.Arch.0202
Architectural HistoryM.Ar.H.0291
Urban and Environmental PlanningM.P.0206
Landscape ArchitectureM.L.A.0204
Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
Business AdministrationM.B.A., Ph.D.0506
Curry Graduate School of Education
Administration & SupervisionM.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D 0827
Counselor EducationM.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D 0826
Curriculum & InstructionM.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D 0829
Curriculum & Instruction--EnglishM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D 0895
Curriculum & Instruction--Foreign LanguageM.T.0896
Curriculum & Instruction--MathematicsM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0833
Curriculum & Instruction--ReadingM.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0830
Curriculum & Instruction--ScienceM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0834
Curriculum & Instruction--Social StudiesM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0897
Curriculum & Instruction--ElementaryM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0802
Educational PsychologyM.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0822
Educational EvaluationM.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0825
Educational ResearchM.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0824
Educational School PsychologyM.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0889
Health & Physical EducationM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0835
Health EducationM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0837
Higher EducationEd.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0805
Instructional TechnologyM.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0898
Special EducationM.T., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0808
Speech Pathology & AudiologyM.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.1220
Social FoundationsM.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0821
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science
Applied MathematicsM.A.P.M.A., M.S.,Ph.D.1703
Applied MechanicsM.A.M., M.S., Ph.D.0921
Applied Mathematics--Applied MechanicsPh.D.0997
Biomedical EngineeringM.E., M.S., Ph.D.0905
Chemical EngineeringM.E., M.S., Ph.D.0906
Civil EngineeringM.E., M.S., Ph.D.0908
Civil Engineering--Applied MechanicsPh.D.0995
Computer ScienceM.C.S., M.S., Ph.D.0701
Electrical EngineeringM.E., M.S., Ph.D.0909
Engineering PhysicsM.E.P., M.S., Ph.D.0919
Materials Science and EngineeringM.M.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.0915
Mechanical & Aerospace EngineeringM.E., M.S., Ph.D.0990
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering--Applied MechanicsPh.D.0996
Nuclear EngineeringM.E., M.S., Ph.D.0920
Systems EngineeringM.E., M.S., Ph.D.0992
School of Law
Judicial ProcessL.L.M.1498
LawJ.D., L.L.M., S.J.D.1401
School of Medicine
MedicineM.D.1206
Graduate School of Nursing
NursingM.S.N.1203