Programs, Majors & Minors

"The community, the opportunities, the faculty and staff, and everything in between truly makes UVM an extraordinary place to get an education.” -Marshall Murphy '20

Recognized as a Top National University, Top Public School, and Best Value School by U.S. News and World Reports

We prioritize teaching, research, and service through a student-centered, community-engaged and collaboratively designed approach, leveraging the interconnected nature of the schools, families, and communities we serve.

Accelerated Master's Pathways (AMPs)

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


CESS Departments

Student Experience

  • 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

Visit our CESS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion webpage.

The Value of a UVM Education

Explore UVM costs, financial Aid, and scholarships and find out why UVM is a rewarding investment in your future.


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 licensure.