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We believe in a holistic approach to education—considering the learner’s emotional, physical, and social needs in addition to academic success. Across our many areas of study, our students have the support they need to reach their greatest potential.

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  1. A

    1. Administration & Supervision

      This program prepares you to promote systemic equity in your school using evidence-based leadership practices to craft school goals, lead the instructional program, develop faculty and staff, and redesign organizational features.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      Six semesters OR 2-3 years

      Location

      • Online

      This highly competitive, top-ranked program has progressed the careers of well-respected and highly successful education leaders across Virginia and nationwide.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      2 years

      Location

      • In-Person

      A small, personalized, top-tier Ph.D. program in education leadership widely recognized for its rigor, collaborative learning environment, and scholarship.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years

      Location

      • In-Person
    2. Athletic Training

      The M.S. Athletic Training goes beyond athletics, it's part of the broader healthcare profession. As such, this degree prepares student to work as an athletic trainer and provide a continuum of care along the five domains of athletic training.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      2 year, year-round program

      Location

      • In-Person
  2. C

    1. The Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology program offers training in both clinical and school psychology. The program is one of only 14 APA-accredited combined programs, and the only Ph.D. program that integrates training in clinical and school psychology.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      The typical length of study is 5 years, including a one-year internship.

      Location

      • In-Person
    2. A full-time clinical degree program with a long, successful record of producing clinicians who are fully prepared for a rewarding career as a speech-language pathologist.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      • 5 semesters (Blue Track) 
      • 7 semesters (Orange Track) 

      Location

      • In-Person
    3. The M.Ed. in Counselor Education program prepares you to become a school counselor in the K-12 setting. Graduates are leaders, advocates, collaborators, and systematic change agents in schools.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      2 years

      Location

      • In-Person
    4. Curriculum & Instruction

      Our students learn research-based strategies and best practices for developing effective instructional programs, through top-ranked curriculum and top-tier faculty, in an interactive flexible online experience.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time
      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      1 year (full time) or 2-3 years (part time) 

      Location

      • Online

      Graduates are practitioner-scholars who have the knowledge and skills needed to solve localized educational problems and to provide effective leadership within organizations in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      4-7 years 

      Location

      • Online

      Experienced educators enroll in this program to further develop their leadership skills in curriculum and instruction.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time
      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      1 year (full time), 2 years (part time) 

      Location

      • Online

      Combining theory with practical application, the Ph.D. in Education Curriculum and Instruction program prepares graduates for a range of careers both in and out of academia.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years

      Location

      • In-Person
    5. Curriculum & Instruction - Reading Education

      Designed for reading practitioners to strengthen their knowledge, instructional skills and abilities for effective teaching of reading.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time
      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      2-4 years

      Location

      • Online
  3. E

    1. Early Childhood Education

      Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students? Early childhood teachers have the opportunity to guide preK-3rd grade students during one of the most critical periods of their development.

      Program Level

      • Undergraduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years (or 2 academic years after admission into the program)

      Location

      • In-Person

      These open-enrollment courses are beneficial for individuals who wish to work with young children across settings.

      Program Level

      • Professional Learning

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Location

      • Online
    2. With an emphasis on student-faculty mentoring and applied learning, our Education Policy Ph.D. program prepares graduates to directly impact educational policy through careers in academia or research organizations.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      5 years

      Location

      • In-Person
    3. Educational Psychology - Applied Developmental Science

      Transform the lives of children and youth at the intersection of science and human development. Designed specifically for students interested in learning how developmental processes influence learning, performance and behavior.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time
      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      • Full Time: 1 year
      • Part Time: 1.5-3 years

      Location

      • In-Person

      Students in the EP-ADS Ph.D. program benefit from a strong sense of community and unique opportunities to work closely with faculty on cutting-edge research, preparing them for careers in academic, policy, and research organizations.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years

      Location

      • In-Person
    4. This program prepares students for positions in policy-related functions in schools and school systems, and employment in various governmental agencies. It may also enhance teachers’ pedagogy in the areas of social justice and human rights.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time
      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      1.5-2.5 years

      Location

      • In-Person
    5. Elementary Education

      Do you want to be an elementary school teacher working with prek-6th grade students? Our top-ranked elementary education program prepares teachers to support the academic and social-emotional growth of young learners.

      Program Level

      • Undergraduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years (or 2 academic years after admission into the program)

      Location

      • In-Person

      Do you want to be an elementary school teacher working with students grades preK-6? Our top-ranked program for elementary education prepares teachers to support the academic and social-emotional growth of young learners.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time
      • Part Time

      Location

      • In-Person
    6. English as a Second Language

      This part-time, online program of study allows you to earn licensure with endorsement in English as a Second Language (PreK-12).

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Location

      • Online

      Interested in working with English Learners in preK-12 schools? Join our top-ranked teacher education program! In-person in Charlottesville, VA.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person

      This flexible online course series is designed to develop PreK-12 teachers who are confident and well-versed in quality ESL instructional practices. Online courses, an 18-credit certificate, and the opportunity to pursue an ESL endorsement.

      Program Level

      • Professional Learning

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      1-6 semesters

      Location

      • Online
    7. English Education

      Do you want to be an English teacher in middle or high school, teaching reading comprehension, grammar, literature, and writing? Our top-ranked M.T. in English Education program prepares teachers to cultivate student success from day one.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person

      Close student-faculty mentorship and an emphasis on applied research prepare graduates of the Ph.D. in English Education program for careers in university settings or at research organizations. This is a research-based, full-time program.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person
  4. G

    1. Gifted Education

      Close student-faculty mentorship and an emphasis on applied research prepare graduates of the Ph.D. in Gifted Education program for careers in university settings or at research organizations.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years

      Location

      • In-Person

      The online Gifted Education course series focuses on preparing teachers and administrators to address the characteristics and needs of gifted children. Online courses, a 12-credit certificate, and the opportunity to pursue Gifted Education endorsement.

      Program Level

      • Professional Learning

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      1-4 semesters

      Location

      • Online
    2. Global Studies in Education

      Students of global studies strive to understand the effectiveness of educational policies and practices in an increasingly interconnected world.

      Program Level

      • Undergraduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person
  5. H

    1. Health & Wellbeing

      In this one-of-a-kind minor, students are introduced to health and well-being through a wide spectrum of topics involving elements of genetic, biological, psychological, behavioral and social practices and processes.

      Program Level

      • Undergraduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person
    2. This program is designed to prepare students for success in a variety of professional positions within higher education: student affairs, intercollegiate athletics administration, general administration, and more.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time
      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      • Full Time: 1 year 
      • Part Time: 2-3 years 

      Location

      • In-Person

      The program prepares graduates for careers as leaders and researchers by building a broad and systematic understanding of higher education, a definitive knowledge of selected aspects of educational theory and practice, and research application.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      2-3 full years for coursework, plus capstone research

      Location

      • In-Person

      The Ph.D. degree in Higher Education develops scholars who are able to conduct original research and interpret and communicate the results of such research through writing, teaching, practice, and other means.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      2-3 full years for coursework, plus dissertation research.

      Location

      • In-Person
  6. I

    1. Instructional Technology

      The Instructional Design & Technology Certificate is a stand-alone, graduate certificate for educational technology practitioners across a range of settings including K-12, higher education, government, corporate, and non-profit organizations.

      Program Level

      • Professional Learning

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      3-6 semesters

      Location

      • Online
  7. K

    1. Turn your passion for physical fitness into a rewarding career that directly impacts people's health and wellness with a major in kinesiology.

      Program Level

      • Undergraduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years

      Location

      • In-Person

      The M.Ed. in Kinesiology provides a unique blend of direct instruction, field and clinical practice, and various research opportunities. Concentrations in Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology with Individuals with Disabilities.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time
      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      • M.Ed. Kinesiology - Exercise Physiology: 2 years
      • M.Ed. Kinesiology - Kinesiology for Individuals with Disabilities: 1 year

      Location

      • In-Person

      With a personalized program focused on close student-faculty mentorships, the School of Education and Human Development's Ph.D. in Kinesiology program prepares graduates to pursue a range of careers both in and out of academia.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      3-5 years

      Location

      • In-Person
  8. L

    1. Language Education in Multilingual Contexts

      Students engage in research that plays a key role in advancing knowledge and serving the needs of multilingual students and their teachers in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person
    2. Library Media Studies

      Completion of the Library Media Studies program will qualify students for an endorsement in Library Media PreK-12.

      Program Level

      • Professional Learning

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Location

      • Online
  9. M

    1. Mathematics Education

      Do you want to be a mathematics teacher in middle or high school? Apply now to join our Teacher Education community, consistently ranked among the best secondary education programs in the country.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person

      The primary purpose of the Ph.D. in Mathematics Education program is to prepare highly qualified scholar-researchers who will be able to take a variety of positions in higher education settings (both public and private).

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years

      Location

      • In-Person
  10. P

    1. Professional Studies

      The School of Education and Human Development offers individualized advising and flexible online coursework to help you meet the Professional Studies course requirements for the alternate route to licensure available in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

      Program Level

      • Professional Learning

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      Students may take courses at their leisure. Once they have completed the requirements set forth by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), they may apply to the VDOE for initial licensure.

      Location

      • Online
  11. Q

    1. Quantitative Analytics in Education and the Social Sciences

      Preparing students for research roles as applied data scientists in settings that involve working with large data sets to address questions of substantive importance.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time
      • Part Time

      Location

      • In-Person
  12. R

    1. Reading Education

      Graduates of the School of Education and Human Development's Ph.D. in Reading Education program are prepared for careers in university settings or research organizations.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      3-4 years

      Location

      • In-Person

      UVA's Reading Education Professional Development offerings help educators to strengthen their knowledge about the science of reading. Online credit and non-credit courses, in-person workshops and coaching opportunities for schools and districts.

      Program Level

      • Professional Learning

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      Varies by professional learning option

      Location

      • In-Person
      • Online
    2. Graduates of the Ph.D. in Research, Statistics and Evaluation program are educational scholars who prepared for careers in university settings or research organizations.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      Varies

      Location

      • In-Person
  13. S

    1. Science Education

      Do you want to be a science teacher in middle or high school? Apply now to join our Teacher Education community, consistently ranked among the best secondary education programs in the country.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person

      Graduates of the School of Education and Human Development's Ph.D. in Science Education program are prepared for careers in university settings or research organizations.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years

      Location

      • In-Person
    2. Social and Emotional Learning

      The UVA School of Education and Human Development is the first major school of education to offer a series of courses in social and emotional learning in education informed by cutting-edge science.

      Program Level

      • Professional Learning

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Location

      • Online
    3. The Ph.D. program in social foundations program offers an interdisciplinary course of study that explores the interrelationship between education, schooling, and society.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person
    4. Social Studies Education

      Do you want to be a Social Studies teacher in middle or high school, teaching history, civics, economics, and geography? Apply now to join our Teacher Education community, consistently ranked among the best secondary education programs in the country.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person

      Close student-faculty mentorship and an emphasis on applied research prepare graduates of the Ph.D. in Social Studies Education program for careers in university settings or at research organizations.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years

      Location

      • In-Person
    5. Teaching special education is a truly rewarding career that is in high demand. Our top-ranked special education program prepares you to be the knowledgeable, compassionate classroom advocate that students with disabilities need.

      Program Level

      • Undergraduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years (or 2 academic years after admission into the program)

      Location

      • In-Person

      Interested in working with English Learners in PreK-12 schools? Join UVA’s top-ranked teacher education program! Part-time and online program.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Location

      • Online

      Do you want to be teacher for children with mild to moderate disabilities? Join UVA School of Education and Human Development's top-ranked program for a path to a truly rewarding and important career—and one that is in high demand.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Location

      • In-Person

      The Ph.D. in Special Education program provides students a unique opportunity to develop skills needed for success as teacher educators, researchers, and scholars in the field of education.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years

      Location

      • In-Person

      The Special Education – General Curriculum course series is designed to help educators develop the critical skills needed to teach students with disabilities. Online courses, a 15-credit certificate, and the opportunity to pursue endorsement.

      Program Level

      • Professional Learning

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      1-5 semesters

      Location

      • Online

      This Certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis produces compassionate, motivated educators with a deep understanding of how to identify and address individual children’s behavioral needs.

      Program Level

      • Professional Learning

      Program Type

      • Part Time

      Estimated Length

      1-7 semesters

      Location

      • Online
    6. Help bring the gift of communication to those who need it. This undergraduate major is a first step to a career as a speech-language pathologist, an audiologist, a deaf educator or a speech, voice or hearing scientist.

      Program Level

      • Undergraduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      2 academic years after admission into the program

      Location

      • In-Person

      The Ph.D. in Speech Communication Disorders is a small, personalized program that prepares graduates for careers as scholars and researchers through close student-faculty mentorship and clinical research.

      Program Level

      • Graduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      3-4 years

      Location

      • In-Person
  14. Y

    1. Interested in an exciting career working with or on behalf of youth? The Youth and Social Innovation major is designed for undergraduate students who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of youth.

      Program Level

      • Undergraduate

      Program Type

      • Full Time

      Estimated Length

      4 years (or 2 academic years after admission into the program)

      Location

      • In-Person