Graduate students and alumni

Recognized as one of the Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News and World Reports

"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 research-informed teaching and learning through a student-centered approach 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

*Note: Some programs offer Accelerated Master's Pathways (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) saving time and money on the way to an advanced degree.

Certificate Programs and Continuing Education