Graduate students and alumni

Academic and Inclusive Excellence in Education and Social Services

"I had the opportunity to work with both university and community professionals in holistic learning environments. My mentors challenged me to pursue my research interests, and now support me in my goals to become both a leader in the field of education, and an advocate for children and families.” – Winnie Looby, Ph.D., M.Ed.

Guided by our deep commitment to equity, justice, and inclusion, The College of Education and Social Services (CESS) at UVM offers a variety of nationally recognized graduate degree programs, professional certificates and continuing education options to meet your intellectual and professional interests. Our internationally renowned faculty lead student-centered, research-informed teaching and learning that is collaboratively designed, community-engaged, leadership-oriented, and globally aware.

Learn more about each program and our graduate tuition scholarships by visiting the respective web page links in the menus below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Graduate Degree Programs

*Some programs offer an Accelerated Master's Pathway (AMP) for current UVM undergraduate students.

Accelerated Master's Pathways (AMP)

UVM undergraduate students can start working toward a master's degree through our Accelerated Master's Pathways (AMP) that save time and money on the way to an advanced degree.

Certificate Programs and Continuing Education