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.

With a focus on academic quality guided by our deep commitment to equity, justice, and inclusion, The College of Education and Social Services at UVM offers a wide variety of graduate degrees and continuing education programs 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 our nationally-recognized graduate degree programs and explore our professional certificate and continuing education programs by visiting the respective web page links listed in the menus below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Graduate Degree Programs

Some programs offer an Accelerated Master's Pathway (AMP) for UVM undergraduate students, as explained below.

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

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"I am eternally grateful for the commitment of the faculty as I felt truly cared for as a student and professional. They had an unwavering commitment to my overall success.” – Nicholas Negrete, G'16

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