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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 studentsí 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:

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.Arch.H., Master of Architectural History;
M.P., Master of Planning;
M.L.Arch., Master of Landscape Architecture;
M.B.A., Master of Business Administration;
M.A.M., Master of Applied Mechanics;
M.Ap.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
AnthropologyM.A., Ph.D.2202
AstronomyM.A., Ph.D.1911
BiologyM.A., M.S., Ph.D.0401
ChemistryM.A., M.S., Ph.D.1905
ClassicsM.A., Ph.D.1199
Clinical EthicsM.A.4910
Clinical PsychologyPh.D.2003
Creative WritingM.F.A.1507
East Asian StudiesM.A.0307
EconomicsM.A., Ph.D.2204
EnglishM.A., Ph.D.1501
Environmental SciencesM.A., M.S., Ph.D.4995
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
MathematicsM.A., M.S., Ph.D.1701
PhilosophyM.A., Ph.D.1509
PhysicsM.A., M.S., Ph.D.1902
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
Graduate School of Architecture
Architectural HistoryM.Arch.H., Ph.D.[1]0291
Landscape ArchitectureM.L.Arch.0204
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
Business AdministrationM.B.A., D.B.A., Ph.D.0506
McIntire School of Commerce
Management Information SystemsM.S.[1]0518
Curry Graduate School of Education
Administration and SupervisionM.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0827
Clinical and School PsychologyM.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0894
Counselor EducationM.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0826
Curriculum and InstructionM.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0829
Curriculum and Instruction--EnglishM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D0895
Curriculum and Instruction--Foreign LanguageM.T., M.Ed.0896
Curriculum and Instruction--MathematicsM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0833
Curriculum and Instruction--ReadingM.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0830
Curriculum and Instruction--ScienceM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0834
Curriculum and Instruction--Social StudiesM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0897
Curriculum and Instruction--ElementaryM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0802
Educational Policy StudiesM.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0890
Educational PsychologyM.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0822
Educational Evaluation
M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0825
Educational Research
M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0824
Social Foundations
M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0821
Instructional Technology
M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0898
Educational School Psychology
M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0889
Health and Physical Education--P.EM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0835
Health and Physical Education--HealthM.T., M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.0837
Higher EducationEd.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0805
Special EducationM.T., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.0808
Speech Pathology and Audiology
(communication disorders)
M.Ed., Ed.D., Ph.D.1220
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science
Applied MathematicsM.A.P.M.A., M.S., Ph.D.1703
Applied MechanicsM.A.M., M.S.0921
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 and Aerospace EngineeringM.E., M.S., Ph.D.0990
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
Biological and Physical SciencesM.S.[1]0498
Cell BiologyPh.D.[1]0499
Health Evaluation SciencesM.S.[1]1231
Graduate School of Nursing
NursingM.S.N., Ph.D.[1]1203

[1] Degrees marked are taught in the schools listed and awarded through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

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