Our internationally renowned programs emphasize academic and inclusive excellence, actively cultivating connections that leverage the interconnected nature of the schools, families, and communities we serve. We prioritize teaching, research, and service that are student-centered, family-focused, community-engaged, culturally competent, and collaboratively designed.
"The community, the opportunities, the faculty and staff, and everything in between truly makes it an extraordinary place to get an education.” -Marshall Murphy '20
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Undergraduate Programs (Majors and Minors)
The undergraduate programs listed below are majors unless otherwise noted.
- American Sign Language (minor)
- Art Education (B.S.AE.)
- Coaching (minor)
- Computer Science Education (minor)
- Early Childhood Education (B.S.Ed.)
- Early Childhood Special Education (B.S.Ed.)
- Education for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity (minor or dual certification)
- Elementary Education (B.S.Ed.)
- Gerontology (minor)
- Individually Designed Major (B.S.Ed.)
- Human Development and Family Studies (B.S. or minor)
- Middle Level Education (B.S.Ed.)
- Music Education (B.S.MS.)
- Physical Education (B.S.Ed.)
- Place-Based Education Certificate
- Secondary Education (B.S.Ed.)
- Social Work (BSW)
- Special Education (minor or dual certification)
- Sports Management (minor)
Accelerated Master's Pathways (AMPs)
- Counseling (M.S.)
- Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.)
- Disability Studies Certificate
- Early Childhood Special Education (M.Ed.)
- Educational Leadership (M.Ed.)
- Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (Ed.D.)
- Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (Ph.D.)
- Educational Technology Specialist Online Sequence
- Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration (M.Ed.)
- Interdisciplinary Studies (M.Ed.)
- Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
- School Library Media Specialist Hybrid Sequence
- Social Work (M.S.W)
- Special Education (M.Ed.)
- Gain extensive hands-on practice in the field with our community partners in a variety of diverse settings.
- Get involved with exciting research projects working with faculty, students, and community partners.
- Engage in study abroad experiences around the world including England, Finland, France, Hawai'i, New Zealand, Portugal (the Azores) and more.
- Enjoy our diverse, multicultural community located in a beautiful setting. Burlington is America's #1 College Town.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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The Value of a UVM Education
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