Programs, Majors & Minors

We prioritize teaching, research and service that are student-centered, family-focused, community-engaged, culturally competent and collaboratively designed. Our academic programs emphasize academic excellence, and we actively cultivate connections that leverage the interconnected nature of the schools, families, and communities that we serve.

Accelerated Master's Programs (AMPs)

At UVM, you can start working toward a master's degree as an undergraduate. Our Accelerated Master's Programs (AMPs) help you save time and money on your path to an advanced degree.

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CESS Departments

Centers & Institutes

Program Requirements for Undergraduate Majors

See Student Services' Undergraduate Programs page for program requirements listed by department.

Undergraduate Advising

CESS students rate our advising as some of the best in the University!  Explore our advising resources and frequently asked questions.

Licensure Information

Teacher Education majors review licensure information frequently as they progress toward the recommendation for license.


Summer Courses

News about our Students, Alumni and Faculty

Get to Know CESS

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  • You will gain extensive real-world experience in the field with our community partners in a variety of diverse settings.
  • You can get involved with exciting research projects working with faculty, students, and community partners.
  • We offer study abroad experiences in countries throughout the world. Tranformative experiences with our partners in the Azores, Finland, and New Zealand are just a few of the many options you can explore.
  • Burlington is a diverse, multicultural community in a truly beautiful location. Learn why Burlington is America's #1 College Town.